iOS app Android app

November Elections

The Right-Wing, the Bible and the November Elections

Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 09.02.2014 | Religion
Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D.

I am convinced that most rank-and-file right-wing Christians are sincere and not cynical in the politics they embrace. Yet they have been so egregiously misled that even though they might be sincere, they are sincerely wrong according to the most fundamental moral and ethical imperatives of the Bible.

If Term Limits Were Already in Place in Illinois, Who Would Be Gone?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.27.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner has made term limits one of his four major campaign focuses. He's pushing a message of "Eight years and you're out." That got us thinking.

Zach Carter

Karl Rove Mocks Sarah Palin Tenure As Governor

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP uberconsultant Karl Rove lashed out at former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) on Sunday, mocking her decision to leave office early. Rov...

Ben Craw

Paul Ryan: 60 Percent Of Americans Are 'Takers,' Not 'Makers'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Craw | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan said in 2010 that 60 percent of Americans receive more financial benefits from the government than th...

Zach Carter

Romney Tax Return Shows Big Bain Loophole

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney saved about $$850,000 on his 2011 taxes, thanks to the Republican presidential candidate's controversial retirement package ...

Zach Carter

'Dirty' Secrets: Romney Leaves Household Help Pay Out Of Tax Returns

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney released his 379-page tax return for 2011 on Friday. Enclosed were the names of his foreign investm...

Romney's Dagger

Daniel Simon | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

Mitt Romney's tour of awkwardness continues. A video of Romney speaking to a group of donors at a $50,000-a-person fundraiser, where he described 47...

Joshua Hersh

Paul Ryan Sponsored Trade Deal That Hamstrings U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A spate of anti-democratic actions in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain have turned an unflattering spotlight on a six-year-old U.S. fr...

Zach Carter

Democrats On Missing Romney Olympic Souvenir: 'We're Gonna Find This Torch'

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Florida Democratic Party is pouncing on a minor scandal involving Mitt Romney and Rep. Bill Young (R-Fla.), vowing to locate a gift ...

Zach Carter

Torchgate: Did Mitt Romney Break Ethics Rule?

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, Mitt Romney met with a few Republican politicians in the nation's capital, where he distributed ...

Complementarianism: Religion, Women's Work and the Economy

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

Last week, Rick Santorum, a man more Catholic than the Pope, in an appeal to fundamentalist, Protestant evangelical voters, said of Mitt Romney, a com...

Zach Carter

WATCH: Jobs Crisis Misconceptions: Are Regulations Holding Back Growth?

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Repeated Republican efforts to blame government regulations and the alleged growth of government under President Barack Obama for the we...

Zach Carter

Obama Trade Document Leaked, Reveals New Corporate Powers And Broken Campaign Promises

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A critical document from President Barack Obama's free trade negotiations with eight Pacific nations was leaked online early Wednesday m...

Zach Carter

Obama's Quandry: Bashing Blundering Banks While Courting Wall Street Cash

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's response to JPMorgan Chase's spectacular trading failure underscores a persistent tension in his presidency -- ...

Zach Carter

Barney Frank Lays Into House Republican On Jobs, Wall Street Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) lit into Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) on Sunday, when both appeared on ABC's "This Week." The show sta...

Zach Carter

Feinstein Defends Obama on Gay Marriage: 'What's Wrong With People Being Happy?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) defended President Barack Obama on Sunday from Republican charges that he has "flip-flopped" by speakin...

Zach Carter

Thune Won't 'Foreclose Options' On Being Romney's Vice President

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When asked Sunday whether he would accept an invitation to run as vice president on the ticket with presumptive GOP presidential nominee...

Zach Carter

Bank Of America Meeting Gets Protestors Warmed Up For Democratic National Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Dozens of good-government groups, Occupy Wall Street contingents, environmental activists, struggling homeowners and institutional investors are desce...

Zach Carter

Bank of America Targeted By Protesters And Investors As SEC Weighs Political Spending Rule

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Securities and Exchange Commission considers requiring corporations to disclose their political spending to shareholders, a coali...

Zach Carter

Congress Revolts On Obama Plan That Would Ban 'Buy American'

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of 68 House Democrats and one Republican sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Thursday urging him to reconsider an element...

Zach Carter

Bank of America Protest Draws Preemptive Crackdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

The city of Charlotte, N.C., has announced broad restrictions on protests planned for a May 9 Bank of America shareholders meeting, citing safety conc...

New Orleans Tries to Hold on to Its Mail Plant During USPS Cuts

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics
Susan Buchanan

Plans to move regional, mail-processing activities from Loyola Avenue in downtown New Orleans to Baton Rouge are not a done deal, according to the U.S. Postal Service and union spokesmen last week.

WATCH: HuffPost Super Tuesday Video Stream Features Seamus Romney

Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

HuffPost ran a nearly six-hour live video stream covering the Republican Super Tuesday presidential primaries, and the results were . . . fun! Armed w...

Dems Get Pummeled By Small Business Polls

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Two new polls released this week show that small business owners are not happy with Democrats. The Discover Small Business Watch -- a survey of 750 b...

Obama: GOP Will Undo Financial Reform

Politico | Abby Phillip | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In his weekly Saturday address, President Obama warned that if Republicans take control of Congress this November, they would repeal consumer protecti...