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Howard Fineman

Tea Party Debate Themes: Gang Up On Rick Perry, Dismantle Washington

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two things happened in Monday night's CNN-Tea Party debate. The dynamics of the Republican race became clear: it's Rick Perry against th...

Prediction and Its Discontents

Robert Teitelman | Posted 11.08.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Living through the last decade has been one tutorial after another on the failure of prediction, in particularly, but not exclusively, the failure of markets to see around the corner.

British Chamber of Commerce Reduces Growth Prospects For UK GDP

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.31.2011 | Home

The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) has published its quarterly economic forecast, downgrading its prediction for UK GDP growth in 2011 and 2012. ...

This Week In Apple Rumors: What Do You Believe?

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.14.2011 | Technology

Every week the numerous blogs covering the machinations of the Apple empire float tons of unconfirmed rumors, futuristic speculation, and questionably...

Google Announces New Search Feature

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 10.13.2011 | Technology

Google announced on Friday that Google+ users will soon begin to see Google+ posts in their Google Search results. This feature is activated only ...

Jon Ward

Sarah Palin Continues Flirtation With 2012 Run, Will Attend Iowa State Fair

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will continue to stoke speculation that she may run for president by attending the Iowa State Fair later this week. ...

Amanda Terkel

Democrats Fall Short In Wisconsin

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats won two Wisconsin state Senate seats in Tuesday's dramatic recall elections, but they fell short of the three needed to take t...

Paige Lavender

Wisconsin Recall Elections: A Breakdown Of The Races

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Following a highly contentious seven-month battle, all but one of the nine recalled Wisconsin state Senators will fight to keep their se...

Google+ Fastest Growing Social Network Ever, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 10.03.2011 | Technology

The Google+ project, launched on June 28, is now the fastest growing social network ever with over 25 million members, according to a report from Web ...

Elise Foley

Take Three: Boehner Plan Will Go For A Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will hold a vote Friday on a revised plan to raise the debt ceiling and cut spending by $22 billion next year, Majorit...

Ryan Grim

CBO: Reid Debt Ceiling Plan Would Save More Than Boehner's Proposal

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The Senate Democratic plan to raise the debt ceiling would slash spending cuts far deeper than House Speaker John Boehner's proposal, acc...

New iPhone Coming This Fall?

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 09.24.2011 | Technology

Will there be a new iPhone by Labor Day 2011? Evidence has been mounting recently that the iPhone 5 (also known as the iPhone 4S) will be released ...

William Alden

Stocks Lurch Without Debt Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 09.24.2011 | Business

This story has been updated. NEW YORK -- With just over a week left before the federal government is set to exhaust its borrowing authority, financ...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Kills Tea Party-Backed Bill On Debt

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats shut down the draconian “Cut, Cap and Balance” bill Friday, declaring their action would clear the way to get to a ...

Justice Department Prepares Subpoenas In News Corp. Inquiry

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media

The Justice Department is putting together subpoenas as part of its probe into allegations of criminal misconduct by News Corp., the Wall Street Journ...

Ryan Grim

Gang Of Six Unveils Debt-Reduction Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than half the Senate was convened early Tuesday morning by Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) for a briefing on a deficit-reduction plan bein...

Church President Responds To Charge That Bachmann Is Anti-Catholic

Posted 09.17.2011 | Religion

The political and religious communities were set off last week by an article posted on The Atlantic that pointed out Michele Bachmann's former church,...

PREDICT: Perry For President in 2012?

Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

As next year's Republican primaries draw near, Texas Governor Rick Perry has yet to throw his hat in the ring. Will he or won't he join the race to be...

Rick Perry On 2012: 'This Is What I've Been Called To Do'

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 09.16.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Should Rick Perry conclude that voter discontent has left him an opening to enter the presidential race, the longtime Texas gove...

35 Google+ Users You Need To Follow

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 09.15.2011 | Technology

Google+, the latest Google-developed service to break into the social networking scene, seems to be a hit. Though initial reviews of Google+ were m...

Sam Stein

Obama Publicly Backs Means-Testing Medicare

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama formally acknowledged on Friday that he would support a plan to means-test Medicare as a part of a deal to raise ...

Attorney General Confirms Investigation Into News Corp

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.14.2011 | Media

Attorney General Eric Holder confirmed that the Justice Department is investigating allegations that Rupert Murdoch's News Corp hacked, or tried to ha...

Sam Stein

Obama Gives Lawmakers 24-36 Hours: 'It's Decision Time'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama gave lawmakers 24 to 36 hours to finalize the path forward for raising the debt ceiling during the latest high-st...

Bachmann's Former Church Defends Anti-Catholic Views

Posted 09.13.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke c. 2011 Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The Lutheran denomination that GOP presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann qui...

Wisconsin Recall Elections: News & Updates From The Badger State

Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

The post and live blog below are a collaboration between Patch and HuffPost reporters. In the coming weeks, recall elections will take place in nin...