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Can Ted Cruz Be a 'Legitimate' President and From Canada? The Tea Party Argument Says No

Dee Evans | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics
Dee Evans

Barack Obama's mother was born in Kansas... Ted Cruz's mother was born in Delaware. Barack Obama's father was born in Kenya... Ted Cruz's father was born in Cuba. See a pattern?

Julian Castro: "We'll have a Latino President"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Elisabeth Braw

Previously published in Metro www.readmetro.com. Young, dynamic - and Hispanic. Julian Castro, the young mayor of San Antonio, gives a glimpse of Ame...

A Big Win, But Neither Warm Nor Fuzzy

Wayne Self | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Wayne Self

For me, this election wasn't about "we're all in this together" vs. "you're on your own," though I wish it had been. It was about whether or not we enable contempt for the electorate as a winning political strategy. A Romney win would have set a lot of awful precedents.

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...

LOOK: Front Pages Around The World Mark Obama Victory

Posted 11.07.2012 | World

"Obama Stays President" "The Divided Country" "Obama Tide" U.S. President Barack Obama won another term as America's leader on Tuesday, in an ele...

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...

If the Current U.S. Presidential Candidates Were Running in Your Country, Who Would You Vote for?

Quora | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Hung Lee, Recruitment Strategist - Founder of Wise Man Say My fellow Quorans, on this question I ...

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 ...

Romney Wins Support Of Americans In Israel

AP | LAUREN E. BOHN | Posted 11.06.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- American expatriates in Israel are lining up strongly behind Republican candidate Mitt Romney, in contrast to their fellow Jews back in t...

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 ...

WATCH: Why 'Real Women' Vote For Obama

Posted 11.02.2012 | Gay Voices

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn't the only one to back President Barack Obama in the final week before Election Day. In this hilarious n...

Arabs Grudgingly Favor Obama In Election

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2012 | World

By Edmund Blair CAIRO, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Many in the Middle East believe Barack Obama failed to deliver on promises of a new U.S. ap...

U.S. Presidential Election Paradox

Frank Morgan | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Frank Morgan

In 1888, Benjamin Harrison beat Grover Cleveland with fewer popular votes by winning lots of states by a few votes and losing the rest of the states big. If you consider the different voter turnout rates in different states, you could win with still fewer votes by winning states with low turnouts.

Dude, Check the Calendar Next Time: Quick Debating Tips for Barack Obama

Sandip Roy | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Sandip Roy

I don't know who was advising Barack Obama but it was obviously not our debating coach from my old missionary school in Calcutta. So let me channel him for a moment for the POTUS' benefit.

Hugo Chavez: I'd Vote For Obama

AP | Posted 11.30.2012 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has weighed in on the U.S. presidential race, saying he prefers President Barack Obama. "If I ...

The Climate Clock Is Ticking: In 42 Days, You Can Elect a U.S. President Who Makes Difference

Bianca Jagger | Posted 11.24.2012 | Green
Bianca Jagger

With 42 days to go until the US presidential elections, now is the time to put climate change at the top of the political agenda. We are at a critical moment in history.

U.S. Presidential Elections Should Have A French Accent

Scott Blakeman | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Scott Blakeman

While the individual contribution limit in France is more than twice as high as the U.S., there are no PACs or Super PACs, and French companies, unions and special interests are not allowed to make political contributions.

Chaos and Cholera: Haiti's Message to the Tea Party (and the Rest of Us)

Mark Schuller | Posted 06.13.2012 | World
Mark Schuller

This Tuesday, April 10, Rick Santorum, who had given Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney a serious run for his money, bowed out of the race, leaving th...

Cain and Accusers Should All Take Lie Tests

Lonna Saunders | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics
Lonna Saunders

Why doesn't everyone involved -- Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain and his half-dozen or so accusers -- all take polygraph examinations, and...

Chomsky: In Swing States, Vote Obama -- Without Illusions

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Real News

In an interview, Noam Chomsky urges the voters in swing states to vote against McCain, therefore for Obama, while maintaining realistic expectations about the Democratic candidate.

McCain's Good Oil, Bad Oil

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamal Dajani

There is no way we will be sending $700 billion dollars to "tyrants and dictators" unless we are talking about the banking industry.

McCain Will be Crushed

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Francis

The third debate cinched Obama's landslide. Here's what I wrote in the Financial Post: It's all over but the crying The only "victory" the Republican...