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Obama Goof Or Republican Lie?

Eric Zuesse | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics
Eric Zuesse

Obama's phrase, "you didn't build that" -- which the president has repeatedly said was meant to refer to roads and bridges -- is being presented to make it look as if he were saying, "you didn't build your business." And Fox News has repeated the same attack for two days.

HuffPost Reader Rejoices After ACA Ruling: 'Thank God! My Son Has A Future'

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

When Jackie Davis' son, now 25, was first diagnosed with juvenile diabetes ten years ago, Blue Cross Blue Shield told her he would be uninsurable. For...

Off Track Betting Shut Down After Senate Nixes Rescue Plan

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Off-track betting sites in New York City are shutting down after the state Senate rejected a plan to rescue the struggling bookma...

Paterson Signs Order That Could Save OTB

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. David Paterson has signed an executive order that could send the long-troubled New York City Off-Track Betting Corp. to bank...

OTB Is Broke: Report

New York Politics News, Reaction, and Analysis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY -- As expected, a just-released audit by State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli shows that the New York City OTB is broke....

New York City's OTB Operation Finishes Out Of The Money

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Rudy Giuliani used to call New York's Off-Track Betting operation the only bookie in the city that lost money. It still does. So much so that the board of directors is thinking about declaring bankruptcy.

The Kentucky Derby: The Most Surreal and Seedy Spectacle in All of Sports

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew DeBord

For more than a century, Americans have been annually treated to one of the most bizarre and deranged sporting events ever devised. The Derby is a full-on freak show, encased in a bubble of ersatz southern elegance.

Throw Down Against Michael Steele Or Stephen Colbert

Huffington Post | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We want to hear you lay down a rap, at least we think we do. "Why," you ask? Well, it all started when Republican National Committee chair Michael S...

Campaign Phone-Bank Volunteers: Dodging Abuse and Dialing for Victory

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

This article is based on contributions from OffTheBus community members who participated in this week's call out. The full byline of contributors appe...

Campaign Diary Ground Report: Obama Volunteers Certain Their Unmatched Enthusiasm Will Win The White House

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

The campaign honchos have given the important job of canvassing and phone calling to the volunteers, whose commitment has been a major reason why Obama has been successful so far and most certainly will be the secret to his success should he become the next U.S. president.