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The Death of Polling: Can We Trust the Polls in 2016?

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

Inaccuracies and errors are part of the nature and essence of election polling, it will be off almost as much as it's on. But that said, we can do a better job reporting results and putting them into context.

Friday Talking Points -- A Democratic Economic Platform for Next Time

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Republicans in Congress just won a smashing electoral success by essentially doing nothing but mercilessly block Obama's agenda. That, to put it another way, is a winning formula for them with their base voters.

Ed Gillespie Concedes To Mark Warner In Virginia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — Republican Ed Gillespie on Friday conceded the Virginia Senate race to the Democratic incumbent, Mark Warner, and said he wo...

Republican Brings Controversy Over Washington Football Team's Name Into Virginia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

Republican Ed Gillespie brought the controversy over Washington, D.C.'s, football team name into the Virginia Senate race with an ad that aired during...

Mark Warner vs. Ed Gillespie vs. Robert Sarvis Nonpartisan Candidate Guide for Virginia Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Here are the issue-by-issue stands for Mark Warner, Ed Gillespie and Robert Sarvis, with additional links at the bottom for each candidate if you'd like to dig deeper.

GOP Candidate Ditches Ads In Virginia Senate Race

AP | ALAN SUDERMAN and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ed Gillespie has one of the sharpest political instincts of any of the Republicans' recruits for Senate races this year. But th...

GOP Candidate Comes Up With A New, Misleading Obamacare Claim

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

At a Tuesday candidate debate, Virginia Republican Senate nominee Ed Gillespie offered a confusing explanation for how repealing the Affordable Care A...

GOP Candidate Downplays The Struggle Of Living On Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

Ed Gillespie downplayed the difficulties of living on the minimum wage in a video of the Republican Senate candidate speaking to voters in Virginia Be...

Ed Gillespie Wins Va. GOP Senate Nomination

AP | ALAN SUDERMAN | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Former presidential adviser and lobbyist Ed Gillespie has won the Republican nomination at the state party convention and will f...

Paul Blumenthal

Republicans Launch Second Post-McCutcheon Supercommittee To Tap Megadonors

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Every year, the Republican Party launches a fundraising committee linking a handful of its most important Senate candidates together to ...

American Crossroads Revs Up Attacks on Dems

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

American Crossroads was the top-spending super PAC during the 2010 midterm elections, at roughly $22 million. And during the 2012 election cycle, it spent about $105 million -- more than every other super PAC, with the exception of pro-Mitt Romney group Restore Our Future.

Ex-GOP Senator Endorses Democratic Successor In Virginia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Former Sen. John Warner (R-Va.) has chosen to endorse Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) over former lobbyist and Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gill...

Former RNC Chairman Reportedly Readying Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie is gearing up to challenge Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) in his reelection bid this year, the Ne...

Elise Foley

GOP Voters Resigned To Immigration Reform, Strategist Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants may not be the bogeyman many Republicans think it ...

Valuing Children and Families: A 21st Century Agenda for America

Bruce Lesley | Posted 02.13.2013 | Impact
Bruce Lesley

Americans very much want to restore American leadership in the world and to ensure that the next generation is better off than us. Clearly, such an agenda dictates that the place to start is by investing in and tackling the problems facing our future and our nation's children.

The Usual Suspects Who Will Benefit From Gutting Obamacare Now Want You to Worry About 'Disruption'

Wendell Potter | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Disruption. Get ready to hear that word many times in the coming weeks, especially if you hang out inside the Washington beltway.

Amanda Terkel

Romney Adviser Admits FEMA Doing A Good Job Responding To Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ed Gillespie, a senior adviser to Mitt Romney's campaign, admitted on Sunday that the Obama administration is effectively responding to ...

A Little Late For A Pivot, Isn't It Mitt?

The New Republic | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

Since the conventions, Romney has been trying to shed his image as a conservative extremist—by disavowing harsher elements of Paul Ryan’s budget, ...

Zach Carter

Robert Gibbs: Mitt Romney's Budget Math Is 'Absolutely Crazy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former White House spokesman Robert Gibbs on Sunday lit into Mitt Romney's recent debate performance, calling the Republican presidentia...

Mitt Romney's Real Agenda

Rolling Stone | Tim Dickinson | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

It was tempting to dismiss Mitt Romney's hard-right turn during the GOP primaries as calculated pandering. In the general election – as one of his t...

Mitt Romney Adviser Acknowledges Shift In Campaign Message

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A common complaint from Republicans friendly to Mitt Romney's campaign, but outside it, has been that the campaign has been knocked off ...

Jon Ward

Romney Adviser Admits They Are Losing Message War On Taxes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A senior adviser to Republican Mitt Romney admitted on Monday that the campaign has not done a good job of explaining how Romney's plan ...

Romney Adviser Gets 'Embarrassed' On CNN

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney adviser Ed Gillespie, appearing on CNN Wednesday, spent considerable time attacking President Barack Obama's budget, but said he did not k...

Last Week In Crazy

Posted 07.17.2012 | Comedy

It's hard to keep track of the biggest blunders in the news each week, but as a public service, we've done the heavy lifting for you with the Psychome...

Romney Aide's Hypocritical Attack on Obama "Crony Capitalism"

David Halperin | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
David Halperin

Although the Obama administration has indeed sometimes cozied up to special interests, it is Mitt Romney's policies that are audaciously skewed to favor his campaign donors.