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Gary Johnson 2012: Will He Run For President? (PREDICT)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Will Gary Johnson run for president in 2012? Predict it below! Think you predicted correctly? Make predictions for other potential contender...

Herman Cain 2012: Will He Run For President? (PREDICT)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Will Herman Cain run for president in 2012? Predict it below! Think you predicted correctly? Make predictions for other potential contenders...

Sarah Palin's Narcissism Feeds Her Constitutional Incompetence

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Palin, who has repeatedly botched the meaning of the First Amendment, had the audacity to school eight of the nine Supreme Court justices, including the very conservative chief justice, on the First Amendment.

5 Republican Candidates Generating Buzz On College Campuses

Fox Nation | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Fox Nation's Jesse Watters spoke to College Republican National Committee Chairman Zach Howell, who discussed which Republican candidates were creatin...

Palin by the Numbers: Being President Doesn't Add Up

Garry South | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Garry South

Numbers don't lie -- the average American voter has concluded that you could walk through Palin's deepest thoughts and not get your feet wet, that she is basically the Paris Hilton of would-be presidential candidates.

What Censure? Rangel Will Seek Reelection In 2012

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

You thought you were done with Charlie Rangel? Think again. The shamed Congressman, who was officially censured by his peers in December, is plannin...

New Colorado Poll Shows Obama Strong

Pat Waak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Pat Waak

Public Policy Polling surveyed Colorado voters and came to the conclusion that "Colorado is still Obama territory." President Obama's approval rating is at 51%.

Midterm Election Spending Thrusts Spooked Lawmakers Into Permanent Campaign Mode

Los Angeles Times | Tom Hamburger and Matea Gold, Tribune Washington Bureau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Several veteran Democrats accustomed to winning reelection by lopsided margins went down in defeat -- partly because of the anti-incumbent mood of ang...

Fatal Triangles

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

President Obama is now Mr. Reasonable Centrist -- except that in substance there is no reasonable center to be had. Just how far right do we have to go for Republicans to cut any kind of deal?

Sarah Palin Fumbles and Flails Into an Otherwise Solemn Day

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

I actually agree with the Sarah Palin who said that words aren't solely responsible for acts of violence. But when she so often contradicts herself, it's difficult to tell whether Sarah Palin agrees with Sarah Palin.

Maybe We Can't Handle the Truth

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

What is surprising since I wrote a blog suggesting those who worked to elect Obama consider a challenge to his reelection is persons have ascribed to me "wisdom" or "insanity" for the mere expression of my personal political opinion.

Black Friday Blues

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

What makes us happy? Shopping until we drop? Or dropping out of the feeding frenzy taking place at "Big Box" stores, and focusing on the basics? These...

Thanksgiving 2010: Bless Sarah Palin

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Heilbrunn

Palin's latest stunt -- confusing North and South Korea -- is further testimony to her unique contribution to American politics. Without her, it would all be so much more boring.

The Perfect Storm That Could Elect Sarah Palin

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

I don't believe we fully grasp the likelihood of Palin actually winning the presidency. Despite the giddy snickering at the notion, she could seriously do it. It's happened before, and we underestimate the frivolity of the American voter at our own risk.

A Pat on the Back -- and Elsewhere

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

Our divided federal government is facing a nearly $14 trillion national debt which grows exponentially by the minute. If you have a strong constitutio...

Sam Stein

George Soros: Give Elsewhere 'If This President Can't Do What We Want'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a private meeting on Tuesday afternoon, George Soros, a longtime supporter of progressive causes, voiced blunt criticism of the Obama...

Obama Leads 2012 Rivals in Virginia

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new poll released Tuesday shows President Obama in a strong early position to win Virginia's electoral votes in 2012. The poll, conducted by the D...

VA-2012 Pres: Obama Leads Republicans (PPP 11/10-13)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling (D) 11/10-13/10; 551 likely voters, 4.2% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release Virginia 2012 President 52% Obama, ...

The Election Where Everybody Was Right, but Nobody Was Listening

Sheri and Allan Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheri and Allan Rivlin

The Democrats and Tea Partiers are both likely to misread this election. Just like 2008, this election was a rejection of one political ideology, not an embrace of the other.

WA-2012 Pres: 47% Republican Opponent, 46% Obama (PPP 10/29-31)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling (D) 10/29-31/10; 2,055 likely 2010 voters, 2.2% margin of error 712 typical Republican primary voters, 3.7% margin of error Mod...

OH-2012 Pres: 55% Republican Opponent, 40% Obama (PPP 10/28-31)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling (D) 10/28-31/10; 1,356 likely 2010 voters, 2.7% margin of error 500 typical Republican primary voters, 4.4% margin of error Mod...

NC-2012 Pres: 55% Republican Opponent, 40% Obama (PPP 10/30-31)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling (D) 10/30-31/10; 847 likely 2010 voters, 3.4% margin of error 307 typical Republican primary voters, 5.6% margin of error Mode:...

NV-2012 Pres: 52% Republican Opponent, 43% Obama (PPP 10/30-31)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling (D) 10/30-31/10; 682 likely 2010 voters, 3.8% margin of error 272 typical Republican primary voters, 5.9% margin of error Mode:...

KY-2012 Pres: 59% Republican Opponent, 34% Obama (PPP 10/28-31)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling (D) 10/28-31/10; 1,021 likely 2010 voters, 3.1% margin of error 320 typical Republican primary voters, 5.5% margin of error Mod...

AK-2012 Pres: 52% Republican Opponent, 40% Obama (PPP 10/30-31)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling (D) 10/30-31/10; 1,539 likely 2010 voters, 2.5% margin of error 743 typical Republican primary voters, 3.6% margin of error Mod...