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Joy Resmovits

Little Hope For Rewrite Of Expired Bush Education Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.19.2012 | Education

In 2008, Barack Obama campaigned on the promise that his administration would oversee the rewriting of the expired No Child Left Behind Act. But four ...

WATCH: Obama Congratulates Campaign Staffers On Engagement

Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics

Engagements are exciting on their own. Add the President of the United States to the fray, and the event is even more memorable. President Barack ...

If Teachers Moderated Presidential Debates

Joseph Kahne | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Joseph Kahne

I'd like a moderator with a backbone: someone who didn't just let two candidates share canned remarks that were often only loosely connected to the facts. Good teachers care if facts are accurate

Confirmation Overload

Brett C. Di Resta | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Brett C. Di Resta

So why would Noonan suggest that this debate, as opposed to the other two dozen or so presidential debates he participated in, really defines Mr. Obama? Because it fits her preconceived notion of the president -- that he's a dull, unhappy man who is overmatched.

The Bottom Line

T. Berry Brazelton, MD | Posted 12.26.2012 | Parents
T. Berry Brazelton, MD

How our nation treats its children reflects our societal values. Children can't vote. They depend on us -- parents, grandparents, pediatricians, teachers, and other child health advocates and professionals, to do right by them.

WATCH: BET Airs Anti-Obama Commercial

Posted 10.23.2012 | Black Voices

With the third and final debate concluding on Monday evening, the next two weeks will be viewed as a crucial period for both candidates. And as expect...

Obama, Mitt Romney Race To Finish Line Ahead Of Election Day

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

By NEDRA PICKLER AND KEN THOMAS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DELRAY BEACH, Fla. With just two weeks until Election Day, President Barack Obama on Tuesday...

Nonverbal Behavior of the Third Presidential Debate: See What Your Ears Missed

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 12.23.2012 | Arts
Vanessa Van Edwards

The polls seem to be saying that Obama was the moderate winner of the third presidential debate. But, why? Nonverbal hints can give us evidence to why Obama performed slightly better than Romney.

CARTOON: Romney's Facts Don't Check Out

Posted 10.23.2012 | Black Voices

Although last night's final debate wasn't quite the heated showdown we saw the second time the presidential candidates faced off, it was entertaining ...

Dan Froomkin

With Little Mention Of Afghanistan Or Drones In Debate, Obama Ducks Hard Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama managed to escape Monday night's presidential debate on foreign policy without having to defend either his escalation of the wa...

WATCH: Obama, Romney Face Off In Final Presidential Debate

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney faced off in the final presidential debate of the election season on Monday night. Click here for a recap of the event...

In Debate, Obama Begins to Sharpen End Game

Jerry Lanson | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Jerry Lanson

That the commander in chief would outperform the challenger on foreign policy was perhaps to be expected. But his sharper summary of future goals and his willingness to package Romney as a retro, Bush-Cheney reprise were refreshing additions to the president's arsenal.

The Doublethink Debate

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

There's a haunting Orwellian aura to Romney's shape shifting. Suddenly, the past is rewritten. Previous positions are, to use Nixon's phrase, "inoperative." Utterly new positions are asserted as ones that have always been firmly held.

Obama Levels 'Wrong And Reckless' Criticism At Romney

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

By NANCY BENAC AND KEN THOMAS, ASSOCIATED PRESS BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Their debates now history, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney on...

Bringing the Foreign Policy Debate Home

Richard N. Haass | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Richard N. Haass

A good deal can and will be said about Monday night's foreign policy debate, but the bottom line may be that it was not so much about foreign policy and not so much a debate.

Ryan: 'I Just Don't Understand' Obama's 'Horses And Bayonets' Comparison

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden accused Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan of flip-floppin...

Romney Agrees With Obama's Drone Strategy

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney sought to ally himself with a multitude of President Barack Obama's policies during the third and final debate. That included the use of ...

Ryan Grim

'Mitt Agrees With Obama'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- There may be a presidential election around the corner, but voters won't have two competing foreign policies to choose from at the...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Instant Polls Show Strong Showing For Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Instant reaction polls after the third and final presidential debate showed a strong performance for President Barack Obama, following a...

Amanda Terkel

Inside A Wisconsin GOP Debate-Watching Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WAUKESHA, Wis. -- Balanced budgets, Bibi Netanyahu and busting teachers' unions are in. Obamacare, sequestration and bringing up the Bush administrati...

Sarah Palin Slams Obama Debate Performance

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

Sarah Palin slammed President Barack Obama's performance against Mitt Romney in Monday night's debate during an appearance on Fox Business Network fol...

'Horses And Bayonets' Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

There were no binders full of women at the final presidential debate on Monday, but there were certainly horses and bayonets. President Barack Obam...

POLL: Who Won The Debate?

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Who won the debate? Barack Obama and Mitt Romney captured the spotlight as they sparred against one another in the final presidential debate of th...

Obama, Romney Spar On Foreign Policy In Final Presidential Debate

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO AND KASIE HUNT, ASSOCIATED PRESS BOCA RATON, Fla. — President Barack Obama sharply challenged Mitt Romney on foreign policy in thei...

Barack Obama: U.S. Will Stand With Israel If Attacked

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOCA RATON, Fla. — President Barack Obama says the United States will stand with Israel if it's attacked. Obama said d...