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Krystal Ball

Hillary Clinton's Achilles Heel: 2016

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

Wall Street is to Clinton's chances in 2016 what the Iraq War was in 2008. The only question now is whether the far left can find another Obama to make this case to primary voters? While it seems unlikely at this point, it is still early enough that anything is possible.

WOW: MSNBC Host RIPS Hillary Clinton

Posted 02.12.2014 | Media

MSNBC host Krystal Ball had some surprising advice for Hillary Clinton on Tuesday: "Don't run, Hillary. Don't run." Clinton, the "Cycle" host said,...

Krystal Ball Gives Birth To Baby Boy

Posted 06.08.2013 | Media

MSNSBC's Krystal Ball gave birth to a baby boy on Friday. Ball was scheduled to begin maternity leave on Friday but went into labor on Thursday. S...

WATCH: MSNBC Host Explains Sexy Photo Scandal

Posted 11.29.2012 | Media

MSNBC host Krystal Ball joined host Abby Huntsman on HuffPost Live Thursday to discuss the reasons why her 2010 congressional campaign failed. Aft...

How to Identify, Train and Inspire Women To Pursue Public Office

Anne Stevenson | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Anne Stevenson

Thanks to organizations like Emerge, some female candidates have the tools they need to demonstrate why doing the right thing can be profitable and are more effective and obtaining funding for their winning campaigns.

Krystal Ball Announces Big News

Posted 10.25.2012 | Media

Krystal Ball announced some big news on Thursday's "The Cycle": she's pregnant. The MSNBC host began the segment talking about her four-year old d...

Presidential Debate Watch 2012

92nd Street Y | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
92nd Street Y

Presidential Debate Watch 2012 took place at 92YTribeca on October 3, 2012. The event featured Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead moderating a panel...

President Obama's Deficit-Reducing, Hope-Increasing Speech

Krystal Ball | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics
Krystal Ball

It can be tempting to disengage from politics. The system is a mess and many of the players are corrupt. Nevertheless, the truth is that what's at stake is just too important.

Is Paul Ryan Courageous?

Krystal Ball | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
Krystal Ball

You'll have to excuse me if I don't praise Paul Ryan's great courage in advancing this proposal. When did shamelessly pandering to your base while shrouding your real intentions in feel-good language and fuzzy math become courageous?

A Generation in Need of Crystal Balls?

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rosalyn Hoffman

We'll be honest we didn't really know much about Krystal Ball before hearing about the so-called 'racy' photos of her at a costume party. In the pict...

The Great Conservative Double Standard of Krystal Ball

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Bamberger

There has been deafening conservative silence on the sexist mudslinging against Democratic candidate Krystal Ball. It seems right-wingers have decided that they don't really mean it when they claim they're against sexism.

The Next Glass Ceiling

Krystal Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Krystal Ball

Society has to accept that women of my generation have sexual lives that are going to leak into the public sphere. Sooner or later, this is a reality that has to be faced, or many young women in my generation will not be able to run for office.

Arthur Delaney

Progressive Group Raises Money For New Candidates With Anti-Blue Dog Pitch

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee announced its endorsement of two relatively unknown Democratic House candidates on Monday, raising more than...