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US Election 2012

Look: The World Explains Why Romney Lost

Posted 11.08.2012 | World

As Obama supporters awoke on Wednesday to a blissful post-election victory, many in the Romney camp must have wondered: "What the hell went wrong this...

Twitter Mocks French President's Congrats To Obama

Eline Gordts | Posted 11.08.2012 | World

Like many of his esteemed colleagues, French president François Hollande took to Twitter this morning to congratulate Barack Obama on winning a secon...

Belgian Papers Hedge Their Bets On Election Results

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 01.07.2013 | World

BRUSSELS — Faced with U.S. election results coming well after printing deadlines, Belgian newspapers hedged their bets and found novel ways to g...

Will Despots in Iran, Syria Privately Welcome Obama's Win?

Tom Gross | Posted 01.07.2013 | World
Tom Gross

2012-11-05-HP_World_Graphic_300x70.pngThe Middle East is a region where Barack Obama promised much and delivered little in his first term as president. Through the sheer clumsiness and incoherence of his approach, he infuriated Israelis and Palestinians in equal measure. Many are expressing anxiety this morning about an Obama second term.

World Media Reactions To Obama's Win

Posted 11.07.2012 | World

As America woke up to four more years of Barack Obama, international reactions to the Democratic victory poured in. In Australia, where the clocks...

LOOK: Obama Wins HuffPost Front Pages Around The World

Posted 11.07.2012 | World

As the news of President Barack Obama's victory in the U.S. presidential election spread late Tuesday night, it also spread around the world -- courte...

PHOTOS: World Watches Election Results Trickle In

Posted 01.06.2013 | World

Americans were not the only ones glued to their TV screens to watch the results of this year's presidential election. People around the world attended...

2012 Likely To Be Close, But Not This Close

The Huffington Post | Ian Gray | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

With national polls showing President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney running neck-and-neck heading into Election Day, a ...

Turkey Goes Cool On U.S. Election

blogs.wsj.com | Posted 11.06.2012 | World

Four years ago when Barack Obama won the U.S. presidency, Turkey was captivated by the election of a man with Muslim heritage that they believed would...

America's Oddest Polling Places

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 11.06.2012 | Arts

By David Rosenberg When was the last time you took a break from shopping to vote—without leaving the mall? Have you ever picked up a gallon of mi...

Irish Bookmaker Calls Election, Pays Out Obama Bets

Posted 11.06.2012 | World

No need to wait until the last chad is counted -- heck, no need to wait until the polls close on Nov. 6 to find out who won the U.S. presidential elec...

Obama's Path To 270

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's Election 2012 hopes ride on holding serve in several key states. As of Monday, polls had Obama on pace to reach the 270 ...

European Press Supports Obama, But Isn't Enthused

Reuters | Posted 01.05.2013 | World

LONDON, Nov 5 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday won the less than resounding backing of European newspapers, which concluded he had ...

UK Poll: Obama Will Win

Reuters | Posted 01.05.2013 | World

By Peter Schwartzstein LONDON, Nov 5 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will win the popular vote by two per cent in Tuesday's el...

If The World Could Vote, They'd Vote For...

Eline Gordts | Posted 11.05.2012 | World

If the world could vote for a U.S. president this week, the outcome would be less than a thriller. Several polls indicate the overwhelming majority of...

The American Politics of Canadian Health Care

Graham Milne | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Graham Milne

Can you imagine the reaction on the right if an Obama-supporting Super PAC ran an ad featuring Canadians demanding higher taxes on the rich? Cries from the Fox News cabal about filthy foreigners tampering with the sacred trust of American elections would be positively deafening.

Following the Money, Missing the Point

Graham Milne | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Graham Milne

We cannot achieve true fairness in this world until we stop worshipping those things that make the world unfair. What's most encouraging is that we still have the choice to do that. We just have to make it.

Lou Dobbs: 2012 Presidential Run Not 'Crazy'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On WTOP this morning, former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs continued to fuel speculation that he will run for president in 2012. Glenn Thrush reports: When ...