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America: Now What?

Ethan Casey | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics
Ethan Casey

One of the strongest impressions my 18,000-mile, 3 1/2-month road trip left me with was that not only are we Americans not all on the same page (to put it mildly), and not only do we not even want to be on the same page, but we live in different worlds.

Live Election Coverage: Watch As Midterm Results Pour In

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

The 2014 midterm elections are taking place Tuesday, Nov. 4. HuffPost's Senate forecast predicts a GOP takeover. You can follow all the news on Huf...

November 2014 Elections Taking Place Today

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

The November 2014 elections take place around the U.S. today, with voters in key states headed to the polls. States with key Senate races include K...

See All The Results From The Midterm Races

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

The 2014 midterm elections come to an end as voters head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4. HuffPost is following Senate, House and governor races a...

Voting In America 'Doesn't Come With A List Of Instructions'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 11.11.2014 | Black Voices

It’s no secret that a lot of citizens are concerned that voting rights are being determined by the people they are designed to elect. Like Lewis Bla...

Election Day 2014: Follow Along As Results Come In From Around The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

The 2014 midterm elections are taking place around the U.S. on Tuesday. In addition to gubernatorial and congressional races, HuffPost will be foll...

See The Latest Updates On Elections From Around The Nation

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

The 2014 midterm elections are taking place today, Nov. 4, 2014. HuffPost is following the battles around the nation. See below for the latest u...

U.S. Elections Taking Place Tuesday, November 4

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

The U.S. midterm elections are taking place Tuesday, Nov. 4. HuffPost is following gubernatorial and congressional races around the nation, as wel...

Elections 2014: Read Updates On Battles Around The Nation

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

The 2014 midterm elections are taking place Tuesday, Nov. 4. We'll be bringing you updates from around the nation, closely following heated Senate ...

The Power of Questions to Fix Political Reputation

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 07.28.2014 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

Disappointingly, though perhaps not surprisingly, voter turnout in Portugal has collapsed from 91.5 percent in 1975, the year of the first democratic elections, to 58.1 percent in the 2011 parliamentary elections.

Wait 'Til Next Time

Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.03.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Horrifying Truth About Elections Exposed

Upworthy | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

There's only one kind of election that matters in the United States, and you don't get a vote. ...

Civil Rights Crusading Rep: 'Why We Still Need The Voting Rights Act'

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

On "Bloody Sunday," nearly 50 years ago, Hosea Williams and I led 600 peaceful, nonviolent protesters attempting to march from Selma to Montgomery to ...

An Ambiguous Policy by the New US Administration towards Damascus and Tehran

Raghida Dergham | Posted 03.13.2013 | World
Raghida Dergham

All indications point that the foreign policy of the second Barack Obama Administration will carry two aspects, one implicit and one explicit, moving ...

Will Unshackled Politicians Deliver Peace in Palestine?

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 01.07.2013 | World
Daoud Kuttab

An unshackled U.S. president along with Palestinian leaders yearning for peace can be a perfect formula for progress in this centuries-old conflict.

PHOTOS: Embracing The Obama Cutout

Posted 11.07.2012 | World

Everyone wants a piece of Barack Obama. But since that is rather unpractical, people are making do with cardboard cutouts of the winner. In a ...

World Journalists Tune In On U.S. Elections

Posted 11.06.2012 | World

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Obama Burgers vs. Romney Omelets

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.06.2013 | World

France's version of the U.S. Election Day is playing out ... on the plate. For 24 hours, the popular Breakfast in America diner in cent...

A Teachable Moment About the U.S. Election -- Thanks to Foreign News

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 01.05.2013 | Parents
Homa Sabet Tavangar

Driving this morning with my 9-year-old and half-listening to the BBC news on the radio yielded a nice, teachable moment.

U.S. Election All The Talk In China

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 11.05.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Where can a pop star score a hit by talking about the U.S. Electoral College for 33 minutes? In China, where Gao Xiaosong's straightforward...

World Geography According To Mitt Romney

Posted 10.23.2012 | World

Mitt Romney: Syria is Iran's only ally in the Arab world. It's their route to the sea. It's the route for them to arm Hezbollah in Lebanon, which thre...

Who Is the Most Underrated American President?

Quora | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Bryce Johannes, explorer of lesser known histories in search of a brighter future Jimmy Carter (19...

A Matter of Time: Latino Demographics Present Long Term Problem for GOP

José Fernando López | Posted 12.07.2012 | Latino Voices
José Fernando López

This could be the last federal elections in which the Republican Party has any chance of winning if the GOP cannot find, in the coming years, an appropriate way to attract the Hispanic vote.

Cubans Watching Venezuelan and U.S. Elections; Their Own, Not So Much

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 12.04.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

If the Venezuelan results will decide whether we are granted billions in subsidies, and our relationship with our powerful neighbor to the north is in play in those elections, the Cuban elections smell strongly of a play whose script is already written.

American Health Care: Time for Voters to Decide

Vincent Brogan | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics
Vincent Brogan

America has talked socialized medicine for decades but that's as far as it went. It threatens the American principle of freedom of choice, a mantra the GOP likes to claim as its own but it is one few really disagree with.