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Lucia Graves

Marijuana Advocates Find Champions In Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

After Washington and Colorado passed measures legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, members of Congress are asking that the federal government...

A Fiscal Cliff Compromise?

Daniel Simon | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics
Daniel Simon

The fiscal cliff is quickly approaching and unlike what Americans were hearing for the previous four years, it looks as though Congress and the presid...

Your Favorite Nonprofit Could Win Some Serious Cash -- But Only If They Apply Today

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Do you have a favorite nonprofit? Does their mission involve helping unemployed people find work? Quick -- e-mail them right now and let them know abo...

Denouement Of The 2012 Presidential Election

Eric Zuesse | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

The day after the election, CNN headlined, November 7th, "Analysis: Why Romney Lost," and Peter Hamby wrote that Republican operatives from around the...

Women Won Big On Election Day

Daniel Simon | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Daniel Simon

The Republicans took a shellacking on Tuesday and they know it. Whether or not they make the proper changes is something the future of their party dep...

TurboVote’s College Outreach

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Citizen Reporting

With Election Day behind us, it's worth taking a hard look at both how we run our elections and how we educate our citizens about participating in dem...

Lucia Graves

Ex-Policy Adviser: If States Legalize Pot, The Feds Will Try To Shut It Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

With measures to legalize pot leading in Washington and Colorado polls, one of the president's former senior drug policy advisers is predicting the in...

Republican Jeff Flake Robocalls Democrats With Wrong Polling Place Information (VIDEO)

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

Phoenix NBC Channel 12 has reported that Jeff Flake's US Senate campaign made robocalls over the weekend to registered Democrats and gave them the wro...

Revolutionary Study Shows Romney's Chances Are Overestimated In The Polls

Eric Zuesse | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

A rigorous new scientific study from the Brookings Institution indicates that all nine of the leading predictions of the Presidential contest vastly o...

Martha McSally: The Anti-Feminist

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

Republican Congressional candidate Col. Martha McSally says she has been "fighting for women's rights and women's equality [her] whole life." McSally...

I Put The Closure In Foreclosure…

Brian Penny | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Brian Penny

If you don't know me yet, I'm Brian Penny, and The Huffington Post allows me to say what I want on their website. Why does my opinion matter? I'm a Ba...

'Sham' Marriage Allegations Arise Against Arizona Congressional Candidate Col. Martha McSally

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

One person never mentioned on Republican Congressional candidate and Air Force Colonel Martha McSally's campaign website is her ex-husband and fellow ...

Black Church Leaders In Florida Look To Circumvent Shortened Early Voting Days

Daniel Simon | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

With seven days left before election day, some black churches in Florida are pushing their congregations to get to the polls in a last ditch effort to...

Rice, Powell's Views On Foreign Policy May Be Support President Needs

Daniel Simon | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

Two former members of the Bush administration may have inadvertently acted as a buffer for the president, driving a wedge between the attacks from Rep...

#hpSandy: Your Photos Of The Hurricane, From D.C. To New England

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Hurricane Sandy swept across much of the Eastern Seaboard yesterday, bringing floods, fires and power outages to 15 states and the District of Columbi...

Three Debates. Critical Issues. And Missed Connections.

James M. Hmurovich | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
James M. Hmurovich

Over the past month, the presidential candidates have engaged in three debates, and the press and political pundits have spent countless hours debatin...

Does Obama Really Want Romney to Win?

Eric Zuesse | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

Why are undecided voters finally deciding now, overwhelmingly for Romney? Obama is convincing them that Romney isn't as scary as they had feared Romne...

Lucia Graves

Ayn Rand Institute Questions Whether Obama Has Even Read Ayn Rand

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

After President Barack Obama said in an interview with Rolling Stone that Ayn Rand's books are largely for teenagers who are "feeling misunderstood," ...

Are Koch Brothers Behind $11 Million Gift To Prop. 32 Group?

Bill Raden | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Bill Raden

This article comes to us courtesy of Frying Pan News. The most recent gusher of Super PAC cash to flow into California's 2012 election cycle came las...

How The Pursuit Of Animal Rights Activists Became Among The FBI's 'Highest Domestic Terrorism Priorities'

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Leighton Woodhouse

On January 16, 2006, two federal agents pulled off of Oregon's Route 66 and onto a dirt road in the Southern Cascades, about nineteen miles northeast ...

Romney's New Image Shouldn't Matter

Christopher Mulrooney | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Christopher Mulrooney

Stuck on a hilltop in Washington D.C., the school I attend seems to act as both an institution of higher learning and a political incubator. Partisan ...

A Day In The Life Of A Whistleblower

Brian Penny | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Brian Penny

Have you ever been victimized or terrorized in your life? What if you were given an opportunity to face your assailant? As a whistleblower, I'm quite...

A Pocketbook Issue

Ann Ormsby | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Ann Ormsby

At last week's debate, Mitt Romney said "I believe every woman should have access to contraceptives." But the question is how? What is Romney's plan f...

Your Photos Of Florida: The Towns And Cities

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Last week, we put out a call for photos of Florida to mark the third presidential debate happening in Boca Raton tonight. Our readers in the Sunshine ...

Your Photos Of Florida: The Animals

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Last week, we put out a call for photos of Florida to mark the third presidential debate happening in Boca Raton tonight. Our readers in the Sunshine ...