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Harris Loses To Grothman In Wisconsin's 6th District

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat and Winnebago County Executive Mark Harris lost to Republican Glenn Grothman in Wisconsin's 6th District on Tuesday. The seat became open...

Amanda Terkel

Outspoken Conservative Lawmaker Goes Quiet In House Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin state Sen. Glenn Grothman gained national attention for his conservative positions. The Republican lawmaker called Kwanzaa a fake holiday, t...

Tight Wisconsin House Primary Too Close To Call (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

UPDATE: Aug. 13 -- The Associated Press has redacted results for Wisconsin's 6th District primary. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, the margin...

North Carolina Republicans Go Easy On Each Other In Senate Primary Debate

AP | GARY D. ROBERTSON | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — The candidate in North Carolina's Republican Senate primary with backing from the party's Washington establishment came under ...

GOP Senate Candidate Needs The Christian Right To Win Key Swing State Seat

AP | GARY D. ROBERTSON | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics

ROBBINS, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. Mark Harris says he's the only one in the U.S. Senate Republican primary field that can unite the three streams of the...

Anti-Gay Group Jumps Into North Carolina Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Concerned Women for America, a D.C.-based conservative Christian nonprofit, has jumped into North Carolina's competitive Republican primary for U.S. S...

The Most Influential Star Maker Of The Last 25 Years?

Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

In the March issue of GQ, the great Mark Harris debunks one of the most prevalent theories in Hollywood today: that movies stars are dead, replaced by recognizable characters like superheros, YA heroines and even pirates. As Harris writes: "We still need movie stars. And perhaps more surprisingly, we still have movie stars -- lots of them, and arguably a more talented and interesting variety than at any time in the past thirty years. But they play by new rules, and they have to navigate an industry that often seems hostile to their very existence."

Englewood Film Festival Celebrates Second Year

Posted 10.26.2012 | Chicago

After the inaugural Englewood Film Festival last year, founder Mark Harris wasn't sure there'd be another one. Ticket sales were so low for the in...

Can A Film Festival Help Transform Englewood?

AP | By SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 12.28.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Striding quickly through the streets he learned as a boy, Mark Harris handed out fliers hoping to entice people to spend a weekend in Chica...

Fireworks Shot At Cops, Firefighters: Illinois Mob Attacks Emergency Personnel Near St. Louis

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ST. LOUIS — An unruly mob lured emergency personnel to a southwestern Illinois housing complex with reports of a blaze, a shooting and other cri...

Are the Oscars Broken?

John Farr | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I have to ask myself: if I were caught up in the bubble and swirl of the Oscars Campaign in Hollywood, would I actually find it rather thrilling? Or would I want to gag even more?