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Presidential Election

Zach Carter

Romney Economic Adviser Calls For Raising Taxes On The Rich

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's former economic adviser Glenn Hubbard published an op-ed in the Financial Times Tuesday calling for higher tax rates on the wealthy and ...

Amber Genuske

Wolf Blitzer's 'Major' Presidential Predictions

HuffingtonPost.com | Amber Genuske | Posted 11.13.2012 | Media

Though every network was bullish about timely election predictions, none were quite as enthusiastic as CNN. With seasoned anchor Wolf Blitzer leading ...

Self-Deportation: Ten Reasons Why Romney Lost

Richard Brodsky | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

3. Bad Ideas -- Romney was specific enough, did have a plan, and did talk about it. The problem was that the fundamental ideas were bad ones, and eventually voters caught on.

Jindal Slams 'Dumbed-Down,' 'Stupid' GOP

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal hurled harsh criticism at his own party after the GOP was blindsided in the 2012 elections, telling Republicans to end...

Bono: Obama's An 'Extraordinary Man,' Fiscal Cliff Could 'Cost Lives'

AP | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON -- Bono hailed Americans for re-electing President Barack Obama but reminded them of the dire consequences that lie ahead because of the ec...

One Lone Donkey Wandered Into Elephant Territory

Lisa Guest | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Lisa Guest

We are all grieving, and we are all afraid of what's next if battle lines continue to be worshiped by insecure egos.

Zach Carter

Club For Growth Bests Conservative Groups In Picking 2012 Winners

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although it lost three of its marquee Senate races on Tuesday, the hardline economic conservative group Club for Growth bested both Karl...

Arizona Races Still Hang In The Balance

New York Times | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics

Three days after the election, the outcome of several races remained a mystery in Arizona as officials struggle to count a record number of early and ...

Rove Under Fire For Big Failure

Politico | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics

Karl Rove is feeling the heat. The face of the historic $1 billion plan to unseat President Barack Obama and turn the Senate Republican, Rove now f...

It's Official: Obama Wins Florida

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- President Barack Obama was declared the winner of Florida's 29 electoral votes Saturday, ending a four-day count with a razor-...

Democratic Candidate Elected Washington Governor

Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics

Jay Inslee (D) was elected the Governor of Washington, the AP reports. Inslee's opponent, Republican Rob McKenna, conceded on Friday. Inslee wa...

Republicans Face The Agony Of Defeat

Salon | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

One of the most critical questions for the future of the Republican Party is whether and how it adjusts its posture toward Latinos in the years and de...

How GOP War On Voting Backfired

The Nation | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

Since the 2010 election, Republicans passed new voting restrictions in more than a dozen states aimed at reducing the turnout of Barack Obama’s “c...

History Is Against a Ryan Presidency

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

Paul Ryan was portrayed by many in the media as a "numbers whiz." Assuming that Ryan truly is a data-cruncher, one can't help wondering if he was aware of the historical data regarding the probability of ever becoming president after being on the losing side of a ticket.

Romney Campaign: We Lost Florida

Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign said that President Barack Obama won the state of Florida in the race for the White House. The Miami Herald reports that Ro...

The Elephant in the Exit Poll Results: Most White Women Supported Romney

David C. Wilson | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
David C. Wilson

I think Nate Silver deserves a lot of credit for being one of the few "poll readers" willing to forecast a numeric probability of Obama's win before E...

Congress Gets Some Color: How Tuesday Made Minority History

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

This week, we broke all the records. We now have the first Asian American and Pacific Islander majority district in the continental United States, which I've been elected to serve in Congress as the representative of California's 17th District.

The Election Is Over -- Now the Real Work Begins

Ben Woods | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Ben Woods

The elections are finally over, and either you're elated, frustrated or somewhere in between. Whatever the case, nearly half of Americans voted for the "wrong" guy. But who cares? It's time to make things work for everyone, not just the victors.

Women Won This Election: The End of 'Mad Men' Politics

Brenda Peterson | Posted 01.07.2013 | Women
Brenda Peterson

Is the dominance of white, male voters in this country finally history?

Rick Hill Defeated In Montana Governor's Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

By MIKE BAKER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OLYMPIA, Wash. — Republicans who had lofty ambitions for taking over governors' offices this year fell short ...

Barack Obama as Seven Presidents

Jonathan Hobratsch | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Hobratsch

Despite these similarities to the past, Obama's elections have had one facet that is uniquely his own; he has inspired minorities more than any previous president.

'Michelle, I Have Never Loved You More'

Posted 11.07.2012 | Weddings

Newly reelected President Barack Obama may have solidified his place as best presidential husband with his sweet remarks about wife Michelle in his vi...

Democrat Projected To Win Montana Governor's Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Democrat Steve Bullock was projected winner of the Montana gubernatorial election by CNN and NBC on Wednesday. Bullock, currently Montana's attorne...

A Second Chance to Sideline Mitch McConnell and the Far Right?

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's graceless statement> regarding President Barack Obama's reelection, where he stands by the Republicans' "our way or the highway" philosophy of governance, proves that he and his fellow travelers remain as ideologically rigid as ever.

Republican Conceded To Heitkamp In Key Senate Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Rick Berg (R-N.D.) conceded to Democratic candidate Heidi Heitkamp in the North Dakoka Senate race, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday. ...