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The Obama Era: A New Age in American Politics

Brandon Hill | Posted 02.04.2013 | College
Brandon Hill

Folks, it is a new day in America. There is a new kind of rhythm in the streets. There is a new kind of voice in the fray. There is a new kind of optimism in the wind. Welcome to the Obama Era.

Romnesia Could Send George P. Bush and the GOP Into the Bush Leagues

Tony_Diaz | Posted 01.28.2013 | Latino Voices
Tony_Diaz

There is someone whispering in a millionaire's ear telling him that George P. Bush will win Latinos over to the GOP. He just needs to remember one important thing: This ain't his granddaddy's Texas.

Julian Castro: Pre-K 4 SA Passage Shows Belief In Education, Opportunity For Future Prosperity

Posted 01.08.2013 | Education

Voters in San Antonio, Texas narrowly passed a pre-kindergarten initiative that would create a full-day program for 22,400 4-year-olds over eight year...

Julian Castro Stumps For Obama in Florida

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.02.2012 | Latino Voices

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro hit the campaign trail for Obama again this weekend, reaching out to Latino voters in Florida. Swinging from Tampa...

Why Won't Obama or Romney Lead on Immigration?

Mallika Dutt | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Mallika Dutt

With about a month left until Election Day, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are running out of time to share their vision for a fair, common sense immigration process. And really, haven't we been waiting long enough?

Friday Talking Points -- Convention Talking Points

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Defending free speech is easy when everyone agrees with the speech -- it's defending odious and reprehensible speech that is always the harder path. More on this subject next week.

Does Assimilation Lead To Discrimination?

Posted 09.13.2012 | Latino Voices

Last week, we wrote about Julian Castro's Spanish speaking skills (or lack thereof). As we read through your comments, we were stuck by this one: ...

The Narrative and the Bounce

Mike Lux | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

What the Democrats succeeded at doing was telling a compelling story of their values and their beliefs. It reminded people why politics matters, why all this is important.

Amanda Terkel

Democrats Reveal Their Plans If Mitt Romney Wins In November

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The November election is still two months away, and President Barack Obama's reelection is anything but certain. Yet Democrats are ...

WATCH: Julián Castro Spoofs Own Popularity With Siri

Posted 09.10.2012 | Latino Voices

San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro shows a different side with this video after his rousing keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention. Sin...

Why Obama Will Win

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

As incomprehensible as it seems eight weeks before the election, some people remain undecided in this close election. Now party conventions are over and those undecideds have an even clearer picture of where each will lead our nation.

Passports, Political Rhetoric and Constructions of American-ness

Melissa Blanco Borelli | Posted 11.10.2012 | Latino Voices
Melissa Blanco Borelli

Michelle Obama's speech can serve to wake us up from the "American Dream" to an American reality where talented Americans inspire us to materialize an America where respect for diversity and facts, supersede illusions put forth by out of touch politicians.

BOTH SIDES: Matalin vs. Reagan: Does "On-Your-Side" Beat "On-Your-Own"?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgBill (the Walking-SOTU] Clinton scores arithmetically. VP Paul (Bunyon) tells tall tales. Clint more memorable than Mitt. Kerry asks, "Is OBL better off today?" And POTUS thinks like lawyer, speaks like preacher, jokes like stand-up. Bounce: Romney +1, Obama +5, says Gallup.

A Tale of Two Conventions

David Coates | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics
David Coates

The Obama Administration did not create the crisis. They inherited it. Because they did, and because Republicans cannot afford to admit that they did, systematic lying had to become central to the presentation of the Republican case in Tampa.

The Best, Brightest And Weirdest Moments At The 2012 Conventions

The Huffington Post | Patrice Peck | Posted 09.07.2012 | Black Voices

Whether it was Mia Love's representing an unprecedented political dream, Michelle Obama's captivating the crowd with intimate accounts of the Presiden...

Late Night's 19 Funniest Convention Bits

Matt Wilstein | Posted 11.07.2012 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

Over the last two weeks, the Republican and Democratic National Conventions dominated the news cycle, so it's no surprise that they each got a lot of ...

WATCH: How Julian Castro Plans To Create 800 Jobs In San Antonio

Posted 09.07.2012 | Impact

Mayor Julian Castro believes the path to creating jobs in San Antonio runs through renewable energy. After the Huffington Post-sponsored "Opportuni...

Will Obama Win 70 Percent Of The Latino Vote? Castro Thinks So.

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 09.07.2012 | Latino Voices

Riding the fame from his inspiring Democratic National Convention keynote speech this week, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has been making the press ...

Are Spanish-Language Skills A Requirement For Latino Politicians?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 09.07.2012 | Latino Voices

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro received a lot of praise following his keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday. But he also spark...

WATCH: DNC Jobs Panel's Greatest Hits

Posted 09.06.2012 | Impact

While the political conventions have mostly featured boiler-plate speeches, a jobs creation panel at the DNC focused on solid solutions. At the Hu...

WATCH: Jimmy Fallon's Julian Castro Impression Proves Twitter Right

Posted 09.06.2012 | Comedy

When Julian Castro spoke at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, not only did he bring down the house with his story of realizing the Americ...

Matt Sledge

Jobs Crisis Panel Discusses Opportunities In Competitive Global Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.05.2012 | Impact

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A group of business and political leaders discussing America's jobs crisis agreed on Wednesday that while Washington might be paral...

Castro Daughter Flips Hair, Steals Spotlight

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Julian Castro, Mayor of San Antonio, entered the national political spotlight with his Tuesday night speech at the Democratic National Convention. ...

Julian Castro Enters National Spotlight With Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro entered the national spotlight with his speech at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. Castro didn'...

Janell Ross

Julián Castro Delivers DNC Keynote, Is Compared To Young GOP Rising Star

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 09.05.2012 | Latino Voices

When Julián Castro took the stage at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night, there were probably few in the arena or watching on TV who did...