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Obama: 'No Need' For Iran Sanctions

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday rebuked a congressional effort to develop new sanctions for Iran as part of negotiations over the count...

Dysfunctional Congress Threatens Iran Talks

David Elliott | Posted 07.02.2012 | World
David Elliott

While Congress fights over tax policy and the budget, it should take a moment to fix its sanctions legislation and return the power to make peace back to the president.

Mark Kirk To Obama: Show Boehner Jobs Speech

Posted 11.06.2011 | Chicago

Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk defended President Obama's jobs speech scheduled for Thursday in light of 8th District Rep. Joe Walsh's announcement th...

Lame Duck Senate Worries

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While most incoming members of Congress will get sworn in on the traditional timeline, there are a handful who will be sworn in immediately. This could alter the balance of power between the parties for the "lame duck" session.

Martin Luther King Day: The Best Books (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The third Monday of every January is set aside as a national holiday to celebrate the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose actual birthday ...

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 32: Here's the Situation: Jersey Shore Hits Chicago

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

Fook and Konkol chat with Sun-Times TV critic Paige Wiser, who dishes on the current situation on TV -- the Conan/ Leno situation, the Simon Cowell situation and Mike "The Situation."

To Boldly Go Where No Plan Has Gone Before

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Marshall

Bones: Spock! Do a mind meld with Jim. If anyone can get him out from under the influence of the insurance companies, it's you. You're almost as logical as New York Rep. Anthony Weiner.

To Boldly Go...Backwards

Jennifer Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jennifer Weiner

I didn't have a problem until about midway through Star Trek, at which point I realized that every single lady on screen was either a mother, a ho, or an intergalactic hood ornament.

HuffPost Review -- Star Trek (2009)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Despite fine acting, several moments of potent drama, solid production values, and high ambitions, Star Trek comes off as a Star Trek for Dummies variation on the fabled story.

Spoilers for New Star Trek Movie

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Starfleet Academy is just like Police Academy, only Michael Winslow makes wacky "space" sound effects.