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Karl Rove: Replicate Howard Dean Strategy

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

After challenging Fox News' call of the election for President Barack Obama, Karl Rove is back to strategizing how the Republican Party can win future...

Mollie Reilly

Jennifer Granholm Knows How to Rally the Base

HuffingtonPost.com | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

(Photo by Victoria Will) As the Democratic National Convention wrapped up in September, an unlikely name was on the tip of everyone's tongues -- ...

An Oasis of Health and Wellness at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions

Samer Hamadeh | Posted 11.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Samer Hamadeh

How many people can say they spent time at both the Republican and Democratic convention and came away feeling calm and recharged? Well, anyone who spent time at the Huffington Post Oasis, which was a world away from the crowds and chaos.

The Survival of Our Democracy Is on the Line With This Election

Pearl Korn | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

So what can we do between now and November 6, when we head to the voting booth? We must do much more than just donate to the presidential campaign or local and state campaigns of our choice.

Cuban Americans Deserve Better "Choices" on Election Day

Jose Luis Marantes | Posted 11.25.2012 | Miami
Jose Luis Marantes

At the Democratic National Convention, Cristina Saralegui spoke about the need for Cuban Americans to have "other choices." Her words were about much more than President Obama and the Democrats -- they were about our community.

The Obama-Clinton Center Rejoined

Lanny Davis | Posted 11.23.2012 | Politics
Lanny Davis

At the DNC, Bill Clinton restated his successful ideological hybrid of social progressivism, cultural moderation and fiscal responsibility. Barack Obama affirmed these same center-left themes. Let's compare the two speeches.

Clinton Talks DNC Speech, Mitt Romney On Daily Show

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

Bill Clinton looked back on his energizing speech from the 2012 Democratic National Convention on The Daily Show Thursday night. “I was just dete...

"Big Business Is Doing Fine' -- How Are You Doing?

Paula Gordon | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Big business is doing fine because big business has fixed the game: heads I win, tails you lose. Small and middle-sized businesses are not doing fine because big business has fixed the game. Heads they win, tails you don't.

Obama Administration Backwards On Food Safety

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 11.14.2012 | Food
Wenonah Hauter

The 56-page 2012 Democratic Party Platform included no mention of food safety or the President's monumental signing of the Food Safety Modernization Act.

WATCH: Walter Isaacson To Youth: 'It's About Serving The World, Helping Others'

Posted 06.14.2013 | Impact

For the 4 million unemployed youth in America looking for work, the solution may be a service corps, said Walter Isaacson. The CEO of the Aspen Ins...

Joe Van Brussel

Local Filmmakers Showcase Charlotte Culture

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 09.13.2012 | Small Business

Scott Lazes and Kevin Beaty, the co-founders of the Charlotte Video Project, saw the Democratic National Convention as an opportunity to showcase the ...

Bruce Springsteen Gets Obama Bump From DNC

Posted 09.13.2012 | Entertainment

As it turns out, Barack Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention on Sept. 6 did encourage people to do at least one thing: download Bruce ...

Conventional Thinking

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Many have already commented how the national nominating conventions have morphed over time to become nothing more than protracted infomercials for each party. 'Twasn't always thus, however.

WATCH: Tom Brokaw Says Job Crisis May Be Civil Rights Issue Of 21st Century

Posted 09.12.2012 | Impact

Tom Brokaw said he thinks that the jobs crisis may be this century's civil rights issue. After moderating the HuffPost-sponsored Opportunity: What ...

A View From Inside the DNC Convention Bubble

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 11.12.2012 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

Underneath the buttons and hats, past the strategically placed signs waving in the arena, the conventions look a lot different.

VIDEO: Pro-Life Rally At The 2012 DNC

Krzysztof Piotrowski | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Krzysztof Piotrowski

Pro-Life activists gather outside of the Democratic National Convention to rally against abortion. ...

WATCH: Rosario Dawson Amplifies Voices Of Diverse Voters

Posted 09.11.2012 | Impact

Actress Rosario Dawson is using her high-profile status as a Hollywood icon to help motivate young Americans to get involved and vote. After the Op...

'Obama Hasn't Done Anything!'

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

First they obstruct. Then they complain. ...

DNC 2012: Clinton and the Crazies

Susie Sampson | Posted 11.11.2012 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

Lesbians, and liberals, and Clinton, oh my! What a week! I spent time in the belly of the beast: Charlotte, NC for the DNC. I have to admit, they put on a good show.

Another Historic Win For MSNBC

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.11.2012 | Media

MSNBC reached another historic milestone after becoming the most-watched cable news network during the week of the Democratic National Convention. ...

Thousands at DNC Have Synchronized Orgasm, Janitor Furious

El Guapo | Posted 11.10.2012 | Comedy
El Guapo

After thousands of attendees broke into a spontaneous synchronized orgasm during the final moment of President Obama's speech, Karl Yamenski, lone janitor at the Time Warner Arena, recognized that this would be a night for the ages.

Benediction At The DNC: Making God Small

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 11.10.2012 | Religion
Rabbi David Wolpe

Choices in life, as in politics, are generally about better and worse, not about light and darkness. We diminish God when we suppose that the Divine can only bless my football team or my political party.

WATCH: Will.i.am On Helping Underserved Communities

Posted 09.10.2012 | Impact

After beaming up to Mars, Will.i.am came back to Earth last week to talk about how the i.am.angel Foundation is helping underserved communities. T...

The Politics and Psychology of Time

Robert Klitzman, M.D. | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics
Robert Klitzman, M.D.

"Time is relative," Einstein discovered. So, too, is political time. But these two facts together cause many problems, as reflected in current debates over the seemingly simple question, "Are you better off than you were four years ago?"

Michelangelo Signorile

Tyne Daly On Clint Eastwood's RNC Speech: 'You Can Get Flattered Into Things'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.10.2012 | Gay Voices

Actress Tyne Daly, who starred in the popular '80s detective drama, “Cagney and Lacey,” wasn’t surprised when Clint Eastwood unsuccessfully impr...