iOS app Android app

Romney Campaign

Gun Laws/Concealed Carry -- Where Do Obama and Romney Stand?

Richard Feldman | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics
Richard Feldman

After all, what value is there in having a right (self-defense) in theory if the state effectively denies you the very means to enforce that right?

Fox News Host Challenges Ryan

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.30.2012 | Media

Chris Wallace got tough with Paul Ryan on 'Fox News Sunday' this week. Discussing the economy, Wallace asked Ryan, "Why aren't you guys running aw...

Obama Campaign Nearing Major Milestone

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign is nearing 10 million donations, according to an email from campaign manager Jim Messina. "Tomorrow, w...

How President Obama Can Win the First Debate

Hilary Rosen | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics
Hilary Rosen

Mitt Romney has everything at stake in this first debate. My first piece of advice for President Obama is to frame virtually every answer as a choice, not a defense. He should also share his best self as emblematic of what is best in America, and he should stay nice.

Welcome to Romney-World -- the Speech You Should Have Heard About

Carl Pope | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Carl Pope

The fact that Romney's foreign policy tin-ear is not confined to off-the-cuff remarks like those that got him into trouble in Britain and Israel, but extends to a carefully prepared and vetted speech only blocks from the United Nations, is profoundly revealing.

Grand Old Party Fouls: Romney Outscores Replacement Referees in Competition for Worst Performance

Christina Pesoli | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Christina Pesoli

Despite all the recent polls that show Romney lagging behind Obama, there is one competition in which Romney can already claim victory: The battle of the Romney campaign vs. the replacement referees.

Mitt Romney Has Lower Favorability Ratings Than George W. Bush, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

If Mitt Romney was hoping to distance himself from former President George W. Bush, a new poll has some news that might trouble the Republican preside...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Moves Frantically Catch Obama's Ohio Ground Game

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In a nondescript office inside a nondescript row of buildings along an entirely nondescript street on the outskirts of town, Rick Da...

RNC Drops Firm Over Voter Fraud Allegations

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

The Republican National Committee has terminated its relationship with Strategic Allied Consulting, a firm run by longtime GOP consultant Nathan Sprou...

The Culture of Deceit

Patricia McGuire | Posted 11.26.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Politicians do it. Journalists do it. Even Harvard students do it. Dissembling, stonewalling and outright lies all pass for political discourse these days. The culture of deceit appears to be not only pervasive, but quite acceptable as a way of doing business.

Sabrina Siddiqui

'47 Percent' Remark Hurts Romney In Swing States

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new wave of polls offers a closer look at the political aftermath of Mitt Romney's comments on the "47 percent," with an overwhelming...

Why Romney's Tax Release Makes His 'Rolling Calamity' Even Worse

Spencer Critchley | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Spencer Critchley

Romney's release of only a summary of his taxes looks both disingenuous and incompetent -- just the qualities that make him so unelectable.

What Romney's 'Trust Me' Campaign Doesn't Want You to See

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

This is America, not ancient Troy. We're not just going to let in a giant horse because it has nice hair. We deserve a look inside, even if you don't want us to. And we're not going to like what we see.

America's Increasing Optimism May Help Obama

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What caused this optimistic shift in the American mood is open to interpretation, as always. Pollsters don't ask things like, "Why are you more optimistic now than you were two weeks ago?"

Sweeping Romney Plan Still Missing Key Details

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Medicare is the one health insurance plan that will cover virtually every American at some point in life, and Republican Mitt Romne...

Pawlenty Leaves

Jeff Danziger | Posted 11.23.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

2012-09-23-imagepull.jpg

Mitt Romney: Campaign 'Doesn't Need A Turnaround'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

Following several weeks of widespread criticism and calls by some conservatives for an intervention, Mitt Romney defended his campaign and insisted he...

Scott Walker: More Paul Ryan Needs To 'Rub Off' On Mitt Romney

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, one of the Republican Party's rising stars, has repeatedly criticized Mitt Romney for being too cautious. He hoped that w...

The Real Problem With Romney's 47% Remark

Anthony Gregory | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Anthony Gregory

Americans on both right and left accept Romney and Obama's premise that political economy is a zero-sum game, that high-income taxpayers and the poor are pitted against each other. They use this faulty premise to keep us divided and conquered.

Sarah Bufkin

Paul Ryan Saw Victimhood Class Back In 2005

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since a secret video of Mitt Romney surfaced in which he decried 47 percent of Americans as "dependent on government," reporters have pr...

Herman Cain: I Would Have A 'Substantial Lead' Over President Obama

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

Herman Cain took a shot at Mitt Romney on Friday, stating that if he were the Republican presidential nominee, he would have a "substantial lead" over...

Ann Romney Scolds Mitt's Republican Critics

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ann Romney rebuked Republican critics of her husband in two media appearances on Thursday, telling them to "stop it." The wife of Re...

Obama Hits Back: Mediscare War Is On

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

The Mediscare war has returned. On Thursday, President Barack Obama's reelection campaign released a new TV ad called "Preserving," which contrasts...

Nixon's Lesson for Romney

Eli Lehrer | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

Romney is behind in the polls and will need to do something dramatic if he wants to win six weeks from now.

Nixon's Lesson for Romney

Eli Lehrer | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

Romney is behind in the polls and will need to do something dramatic if he wants to win six weeks from now.