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2013: Ground Zero for Fracking

Wade Norris | Posted 03.05.2013 | Denver
Wade Norris

This November, against all odds, the town of Longmont, Colorado, passed the first Fracking ban in CO. In support of the citizens of Longmont and to inform and encourage other communities in Colorado, Be the Change held a rally and performance event.

It's Time to Appreciate Our Republican Governors

Mousa Alshanteer | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics
Mousa Alshanteer

Our Republican governors are not only preparing their party so that they can attain electoral victories at the national level, but they are doing what is best for our country, our civilians, and our future.

2008 Election's Biggest Videos: YouTube Flashback

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Shira Lazar

Take a ride down YouTube's memory lane with the best news flubs, pop culture parodies, musical tributes, dug-up footage, and celebrity endorsements from one of the most revolutionary political events in American history.

Sandy, Sean Brock And The Before & After Of Governor Restaurant

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Daniel Klein

If you aren't familiar with what five feet of water does to wood floors, paneling, refrigerators, ingredients... it's not good.

Meet 4-Year-Old Tired of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Shira Lazar

Abigael Evans became an Internet sensation this week after her mother Elizabeth filmed her crying over a case of election fatigue. Now, we talk to her about her take on the election and the story behind her viral video, "Tired of Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney."

Obama and Romney Capture Numerous Debate Awards

Joseph Bubman | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Joseph Bubman

I watched Tuesday night's presidential debate from La Fortuna, Costa Rica, near the active volcano Arenal. Speaking of good fortune, the absence of a volcanic eruption here was offset by plenty of fireworks during the town hall debate. My awards go to...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Talks New Autobiography, 'Total Recall,' in Google+ Hangout (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.08.2012 | Celebrity
Shira Lazar

Action superstar, influential political figure and all-around pop culture icon Arnold Schwarzenegger took to Google Plus Friday to promote his new tell-all autobiography, Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story.

Tareq Salahi Va. Governor Campaign Headed For Television

Dan McDermott | Posted 10.31.2012 | DC
Dan McDermott

With cameras in tow, Tareq Salahi kicks off underdog bid for Governor's mansion Sept. 16. It is perhaps the first-ever statewide political campaign filmed for an independent reality show.

A History of Mitt Romney on YouTube (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
Shira Lazar

With the RNC kicking off this week and election mode launching into full gear, What's Trending is taking the opportunity to serve up a YouTube history of Republican Presidential nominee, Mitt Romney.

Governor Chris Christie: Would He Overshadow Romney as VP?

Robert Guttman | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Robert Guttman

Christie, who is certainly an impressive speaker in person, would be a plus for Romney and the Republicans. But he is probably too lively and outspoken to make it on the ticket.

Lessons From Wisconsin

Malcolm Kushner | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics
Malcolm Kushner

Why couldn't the Democrats find a different opponent to challenge Walker in the recall election? As Albert Einstein once said, "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."

Jason Cherkis

Women In 2002 Focus Group Found Mitt Romney 'Snobby'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the 2002 Massachusetts governor's race, a focus group of six women was convened to pick apart the campaigns of Democrat Shannon O'Bri...

Can $250,000 buy a senator?

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael BeckeliWatch NewsIn the aftermath of Tuesday's Republican U.S. Senate primary in Nebraska, campaign finance watchdogs are concerned about...

Super PAC cash plays big role in Nebraska Senate race

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael BeckeliWatch NewsFor the second time in two weeks, super PACs will play a major role in determining the outcome of a U.S. Senate primary ...

One Chance for a Democratic Woman Governor

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Women legislators recognize the difference between legislating for women and families and legislating at them. When more women hold office it changes the conversation. It changes from a conversation about women to a conversation with women -- and that difference is huge.

Governors Chris Christie & Bob McDonnell Get It

El Chanclaso | Posted 04.25.2012 | Latino Voices
El Chanclaso

I'm sending Governor Chris Christie a flying chancla for vetoing a marriage equality bill and contending that the people of New Jersey should vote on the matter.

States Should Maintain Role in Nuclear Oversight

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

Governors have the responsibility to protect the safety of their citizens. If the plant accidentally releases radiation, the governor takes immediate action, ordering an evacuation, issuing iodine pills. But the governor had no power to prevent an accident in the first place.

Bain Focus Misses Larger Point: Bain Experience Did Not Help Romney Create Jobs as Governor

Paul Abrams | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Romney's entire premise that as a businessman, he knows how to create jobs as chief executive in government, is phony.

The Next Blagojevich...

Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston | Posted 02.15.2012 | Chicago
Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston

Why does corruption seem to thrive in our wonderful state (and my native Chicago!), and what can citizens do to stop it?

Balancing Act: Leading in Tough Economic Times

Barbara Lee | Posted 11.23.2011 | Books
Barbara Lee

Granholm is an important role model for women who want to run for office. When the world is changing, it's not gender that matters, but the quality of ideas and leadership that will carry the day.

Friday Talking Points -- Obama's Fourteenth Option

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The silly season has come early to Washington, it seems. The root cause is a simple fact of American politics these days -- sometimes, there just can't be transparency.

Gov. Scott Walker Removes Painting Of Children

Posted 08.09.2011 | Arts

Wisconsin's Republican Governor Scott Walker has recently come under fire after the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported that he and first lady Tonette...

Is Schwarzenegger's 'Love Child' Entitled To More Child Support?

Fred Silberberg | Posted 07.27.2011 | Divorce
Fred Silberberg

Much attention has been given in the last two weeks to the disclosure that former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger fathered a child with the ...

Where Does the Labor Movement Go From Here?

Amy B. Dean | Posted 06.07.2011 | Impact
Amy B. Dean

We must act differently, earning lasting support from the public by showing, in concrete and local fashion, how much the labor movement serves the public good.

Weekly Pulse: Vermont Poised to Pass Single-Payer

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Weekly Pulse: Vermont Poised to Pass Single-PayerBy Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Vermont is poised to abolish most forms of private he...