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Obama's Path To 270

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's Election 2012 hopes ride on holding serve in several key states. As of Monday, polls had Obama on pace to reach the 270 ...

Here's What The Election Winner Inherits

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.06.2012 | Business

You can help with disaster relief by donating to the Red Cross here or by texting "REDCROSS" to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relie...

PHOTOS: Which Candidate Makes The Best Seat Mate?

Posted 11.06.2012 | Travel

Some of the most popular politicians in the country aren't up for election on Tuesday, a new survey of fliers reveals. Working from a poll of more ...

How The Election Ruined My Love Life

Angela Lutin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Angela Lutin

You can both like long walks on the beach, foreign films, Seinfeld reruns, and vacationing in Napa, but if your core beliefs are on opposite sides of the aisle, it's highly doubtful you will ever walk down the aisle.

VOTE: Freedom or Free Dumb?

Bronston Jones | Posted 01.05.2013 | Comedy
Bronston Jones

Ask any American, conservative or liberal, "What's the greatest thing about this great land of ours?" I'll bet most answer, "Freedom!"

Defeat of a Salesman

Jon (Bowzer) Bauman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jon (Bowzer) Bauman

I can't imagine why anyone would vote for Willard "Mitt" Romney. He has run the most cynical campaign in my long lifetime.

The Choice: Recovery or Reversal?

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Never before have the differences been starker between President Obama and his GOP challenger, Mitt Romney. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, whi...

Final Electoral Math -- My 2012 Election Picks

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Today, we're just going to throw caution to the wind, and go ahead and predict the outcome of tomorrow night's returns.

In Cincinnati, Ohio: Obama Campaign's Work Seems Quite, Quite Done

Ellen Freudenheim | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Ellen Freudenheim

The election is so close it can be counted in hours. In Cincinnati, it feels like the Obama campaign's work is largely done.

Why Vote Fraud Is Possible and What To Do About It

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Cynthia Boaz

The consensus is that this presidential election may all come down to Ohio and a few other "swing" states, as it did in 2000 and 2004. If there are any voting irregularities to be found this time around, Ohio will be the place to look first.

Most Working Women Are Put in a Bind, Not a Binder

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Beverly Wettenstein

Women deserve pay parity, not parody in comic binders. Study the candidates' voting records on issues important to working women and our families.

The Most Notorious One-Percenters

Lawrence W. Schonbrun | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Lawrence W. Schonbrun

When it comes to wealth inequality, riches for the 1% (the lawyers) and peanuts for the 99% (the class members) is justice as usual in our nation's courts.

When Roe vs. Wade Is Overturned, This Is What Will Happen...

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jon Hotchkiss

It doesn't take a prognosticator to conjure the various scenarios pregnant women who wish to terminate their pregnancy will consider when Roe vs. Wade is overturned and safe abortions become illegal.

Private Companies Are Too Smart to Hire

Brian Hamilton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Brian Hamilton

People with illnesses take drastic measures to save their lives, and their families encourage and support them through the fight. In the same way, businesses and individuals of all political parties need to call on our elected representatives to lay out a treatment plan that touches every part of our economy.

Faces Of Student Voters

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.05.2013 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Duncan Sullivan By: Duncan Sullivan I go to school in Amherst, Massachusetts. An area with five colleges no more than a few miles be...

I Did Not Vote for a Candidate for President. I'm Sorry.

Peter Van Buren | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

I did not vote for a candidate for president. Whatever bad comes of this election, I guess you can blame it on me. But I don't think I'm alone.

WATCH: Don't Be Controlled by Election Fears

Brad Yates | Posted 01.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Please don't vote from fear -- fear clouds the mind. Stand up and be counted, be passionate about what matters to you, but clear those fears out and let the intelligent and rational person inside you cast your ballot.

How NASA Astronauts Vote From Space

Posted 01.05.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 11/05/2012 10:11 AM EST on Call it the ultimate absentee ballot. NASA astronauts aboard the International Spa...

Vote NOW

Joanna Popper | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami
Joanna Popper

I voted early last week. I waited three hours in the sun. When I finally got to the voting booth I spent another 25 minutes on the ballot even with two cheat sheets for amendments and questions.

Is There Really Such Thing as an Undecided Voter?

Marc Schoen, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Marc Schoen, Ph.D.

Can the ensemble of undecided voters truly pry themselves away from the unconscious mind's reliance on familiarity and safety?

The Night A Computer Predicted The Next President

NPR | Posted 01.05.2013 | Technology

Some milestone moments in journalism converged 60 years ago on election night in the run between Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower and Democratic Illino...

On Sandy and Leadership

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Maria Rodale

This is my first blog post since Sandy swept through and my last blog post before the election on I have some stuff to say. Let's face ...

Vote for the B-

Robert Scheer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Scheer

To employ the vernacular used in my day job teaching college students, I give Obama a generous B- grade. Meanwhile, the rapacious capitalist-turned-candidate Romney earns a solid F and makes Obama look quite good in comparison.

Revisiting the Meaning of the Statue of Responsibility

Alex Pattakos | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics
Alex Pattakos

No matter who wins on Tuesday one thing is clear: the country can not afford to conduct its public business like it has done over the last four years. In other words, it's time for politics not as usual! Something has to change, and it must be change that we truly can believe in.

Team Obama Has to Win to Keep America Shining

Karma Kitaj | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Karma Kitaj

Yes, I have been disappointed in some ways with the president. He's revealed himself to be a human, not an icon. But, I'm 100 percent certain that he's got our back.