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To Preserve Social Security, Protect Voting Rights

Christine Pelosi | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Despite the fact that a majority of the American voting public opposes the privatizers, they are undeterred. To stop public opposition they've decided to stop public participation. Rather than try to change our minds, the privatizers simply opt to suppress our votes.

Romney: 'It's Good To Live A Normal Life Again'

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

Mitt Romney may have previously likened campaign life to the thrill of riding a roller coaster, but on Wednesday the former Republican presidential ca...

Ryan Budget

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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What's Next for Romney & Ryan?

Scott Bateman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Comedy
Scott Bateman

Today's Ask Disalmanac question: What is next for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan now that they've lost the 2012 presidential race?

Young People in the 2012 Elections

Jack Cahn | Posted 01.05.2013 | Teen
Jack Cahn

My message to young people across this country is that this election will directly impact your lives in so many ways -- get involved with election and participate in the democratic process.

No, Don't Defriend Me; Just Don't Vote

Wayne Self | Posted 12.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Wayne Self

The run-up to an election is a trying time for friendships, especially for LGBT people who feel personally attacked when their friends vote for anti-equality candidates. Some of us find ourselves saying "please defriend me." This open letter to a friend tries to find another way.

WATCH Huntsman: Romney Should Withdraw Mourdock Endorsement, Pull Ad

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

Jon Huntsman, former Utah governor and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, said on Thursday that Mitt Romney showed a lack of leadership with his ...

Silence on Gay Issues in the Debates: How That Helped Romney, Not Obama

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 12.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

There's a stark difference between these two candidates on LGBT rights, more than between any presidential candidates in history. On this issue, silence is golden only for Romney, as he tries to present himself as a moderate and win the election.

The Republican Party's Perfect Storm: The Hegemony of Male-centric, Class-centric and Ethnocentric Policies

Carlos Alberto Torres | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Carlos Alberto Torres

Will a representative of the hyper-rich who is interested in serving the public as president but who does not believe in serving 47 percent of the population, or in the need to make public his tax returns, bring about a perfect storm of male-centric, class-centric, and ethnocentric hegemony?

The Daily Szep -- Romney's World

Paul Szep | Posted 12.23.2012 | Comedy
Paul Szep

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The Irony Of Romney's Rally At Red Rocks Called Out

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.23.2012 | Denver

Better known for legendary live music, spectacular vistas, clouds of pot smoke and, of course, a beloved Dancing Security Guard, Red Rocks Amphitheatr...

Romney Says He’s Winning — It’s A Bluf

nymag.com | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

In recent days, the vibe emanating from Mitt Romney's campaign has grown downright giddy. Despite a lack of any evident positive momentum over the las...

The Ultimate Romney/Ryan Poster

Posted 12.23.2012 | Comedy

Just because horses and bayonets aren't part of our current national defense strategy doesn't mean we can't dream, right? RIGHT? PICTURE: ...

GOP Groups Spilling Secrets To Donors

www.politico.com | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

For two years, outside money was a secretive game, with deep-pocketed conservative groups refusing to detail their methods or strategies -- let alone ...

Reading the Pictures: No, Everyone DOESN'T Do It: Why WaPo's Defense of Ryan's Soup Kitchen Photo Op Is Dead Wrong

Michael Shaw | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2012-10-19-Screenshot20121019at9.17.34AM.jpgI'm so sorry it's Washington's premier news institution that forces me to have to spell this out in such frank terms, but the Paul Ryan photo-op was much less theater than it was fraud.

So Many Mitts, So Little Time!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

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The Romney Campaign Needs Truth Infusions

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Paul Ryan ended the one and only vice presidential debate last week just as he began it, conveniently stepping on the facts. Ryan stepped on the fac...

Obama And Romney's Job Retraining Fail

ProPublica | Amy Goldstein | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

In February 2008, six days before he would win the Wisconsin presidential primary, Barack Obama traveled to a General Motors plant in Janesville, Wi...

Mom: Bus Driver Told Boy He Should Have Been Aborted Over Romney Yard Sign

Posted 10.11.2012 | Education

A Wisconsin school bus driver has been fired after reportedly telling a 12-year-old boy he should have been aborted because his family supports Mitt R...

Ben Craw

Paul Ryan: 60 Percent Of Americans Are 'Takers,' Not 'Makers'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Craw | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan said in 2010 that 60 percent of Americans receive more financial benefits from the government than th...

Paul Ryan Was Never a Moderate on Social Security

Dana Bell | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Dana Bell

Ryan has said that he thinks Social Security is a "collectivist system," "a welfare transfer system," and that privatization would be a victory against these collectivist forces in Washington. When he does stand against benefit cuts and tax increases, it is in order to justify privatization of the system.

Dems Unleash New Attack On Romney And Ryan

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee unveiled a new website Tuesday attacking Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan over their policy positions ahead of the first pr...

Obama Campaign Wins 4th Week in a Row Ending on Sept. 30, According to GSPM HORSE RACE

David K. Rehr | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
David K. Rehr

The George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) released the ninth installment of its weekly Horse Race poll, which found that President Obama's campaign bested Gov. Romney's campaign for the fourth week in a row.

Behind the Scenes of the First Debate

Ruth Rosen | Posted 12.02.2012 | San Francisco
Ruth Rosen

Mitt Romney must try to convince Americans that he feels their pain and cares about the middle class and "working families," an American euphemism for the working class and the poor. But it's probably too late.

Democrats Must Highlight Congressional Republican Moderates' Hypocrisy

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

It's time for a more coordinated message from Democratic Congressional Candidates, House and Senate alike, to link themselves to passage of President Obama's programs supporting the middle class.