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Obama: 'A More Perfect Union'

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

When future historians write about America's long struggle for racial equality, they will include the moment when the country's first African-American president broke his silence about the 2012 death of young Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida.

2008 Election's Biggest Videos: YouTube Flashback

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Shira Lazar

Take a ride down YouTube's memory lane with the best news flubs, pop culture parodies, musical tributes, dug-up footage, and celebrity endorsements from one of the most revolutionary political events in American history.

Meet 4-Year-Old Tired of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Shira Lazar

Abigael Evans became an Internet sensation this week after her mother Elizabeth filmed her crying over a case of election fatigue. Now, we talk to her about her take on the election and the story behind her viral video, "Tired of Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney."

Four Freedoms Finally Opens as a Coda to Second Presidential Debate

Paul Gunther | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Paul Gunther

Regardless of what Tuesday's debate results herald in its instantaneous wake, all Americans and those who admire us should take stock the morning after to recall the essential principles that have animated our nation's abiding purpose as the four freedoms at last summarize with lapidary precision.

Romney Supporter and YouTube Sensation Trisha Paytas Elaborates on Her Political Beliefs in Exclusive Interview

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.11.2012 | Technology
Shira Lazar

LA YouTuber Trisha Paytas has become something of an Internet sensation after she gave her official endorsement to presidential candidate Mitt Romney in a video this past week.

The Art of Debate

Greg Jacobs | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics
Greg Jacobs

There is really nothing more exciting than watching politics in action, at least there is nothing more exciting when the media builds it up to be the be all end all of our political existence.

Review: Butter

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.03.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Would Butter be a funnier movie if Michele Bachmann were still at the center of the American political conversation?

Larry King Talks YouTube Politics, Suspenders, and HBO's Newsroom (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.27.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

Iconic radio, television, and now Internet host Larry King enjoyed his first-ever "geek out" in the What's Trending studio, where we talked about his show on Ora TV, upcoming coverage for YouTube's Politics channel, and rapidly evolving Internet pop culture.

Here's How Republicans Have Already Conceded the 2012 Presidential Election

Jason Pollock | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics
Jason Pollock

I think the Republican Party has ALREADY conceded the election. Here's my short and sweet explanation why... ...

What Rick Perry Will Do Next

James Moore | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics
James Moore

The people who manage Rick Perry's communications are really, really bad. Because of their aggregate incompetence, Perry is digging out of a policy hole that makes him look like that hiker in the Utah badlands who had to saw off his arm to survive. Perry has the same challenge.

The Moon's Feud With NASA

R. B. Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
R. B. Stuart

NASA came forward today, not to discuss their erroneous decision to lob a Centaur rocket at the moon on October 9, 2009---but to share their probe ...

Protecting the Internet as a Global Medium for Freedom

Leslie Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leslie Harris

The next president has powerful tools at his disposal including diplomacy, trade policy, and foreign aid.

Election Countdown: The Undecided and the Underdog

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ashley Rindsberg

Shimon Peres once famously remarked that polls are like perfume: nice to smell but dangerous to swallow. It's not totally clear if the Obama campaign has been swilling political Eau de Toilette.

For Today's Youth, Race is Not an Issue

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tina Wells

Interestingly, while most youth voters seemed to have confidence in their own decision to remain unaffected by the allegations of racial undertones cast out by the media, this confidence was not shared in others.

Why I'm Voting for Barack Obama

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maggie Van Ostrand

Obama said he was an American and a citizen of the world, a statement heavily critized by McCain who then turned around and said We are all Georgians. Say what?

Join the "Bloc" Party to Get Political for Animals

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Markarian

Political candidates have used house parties to raise awareness and mobilize armies of volunteers. We aim to apply that same strategy to advance the cause of animal protection.

Who Knows What Presidents Will Do?

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

By Stephen C. Rose Presidents defy categorization by their decisions. Which renders exceedingly silly the idea that it makes a real difference whic...

The New York Sun's Obama Frame-Up

Joel Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joel Whitney

What The Sun had hoped to paint as Islamic extremism was an important agreement between a candidate and a Muslim human rights group to look at ways not to persecute Muslims.

Presidential

August J. Pollak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
August J. Pollak

The McCain campaign tries to highlight a key Obama character flaw. To see more of August J. Pollak's cartoon "Some Guy With a Website," check out ...

Friday Talking Points [40] -- Obama Shines, McCain Whines

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Be careful what you wish for, John. That seems to be the message of the week for Senator John McCain. He took some campaign consultant's idea a few w...

SC And NV's Wealthiest And Whitest Flood Campaign Coffers

Nancy Watzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nancy Watzman

Adam Smith and Katie Schlieper contributed to this piece. With campaign rhetoric turning to race, and all eyes on the South Carolina and Nevada prima...