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Romney Struggles To Woo Fans Of His Former Rivals

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Donors who backed Republican rivals of presidential candidate Mitt Romney appear to be slow coming to his aid. Romney raised more ...

Longtime Dem Congressman Stepping Down

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

Rep. Ed Towns (D-N.Y.) will not run for reelection this fall, Politico reported Sunday evening. Towns, who has held his seat since 1983 and once s...

Sam Stein

Obama's Reluctant Reversal On Super PACs Gives Base Little Pause

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's decision to drop his opposition to super PACs and encourage donors to write checks to these well-financed entit...

Default Missile

Shan Wells | Posted 10.01.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells

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Sam Stein

Harry Reid Tentatively Signs Off On Debt Ceiling Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has tentatively signed off on a deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling, which has been prima...

Sam Stein

Did Obama Plan His Budget Speech Months In Advance?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama’s much discussed speech last week on how to remedy the country’s fiscal future was part of a far broader, mor...

New Yorkers to Wall Street: Help with Foreclosures Or We'll Move Our Money to Banks That Will

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Atlas

Civic leaders across the country should follow the New York Communities for Change coalition's lead. Either big banks become part of the solution or the rest of us will have to Move the Money.

ACORN Vindicated of Wrongdoing by the Congressional Watchdog Office

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

For years Republicans accused ACORN of corruption and used phony tapes to lead an effort to successfully strip the group of federal funding in 2009. Now, months later, the group has been exonerated from any wrongdoing.

Fake ACORN Pimp Pleads Guilty; the New Yorker Adds its Voice to the Anti-ACORN Story

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Atlas

I am beginning to believe that most well-paid liberal journalists, who are unfamiliar with urban issues and what it's like to be poor in a wealthy society, are quick to believe any story about an African-American group screwing up.