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Joe the Plumber Vs. Lilly Ledbetter

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Beverly Wettenstein

When Obama mentioned Ledbetter in a debate, McCain muttered that it would create "a trial lawyers dream." He claims lawyers could take advantage of women who allege discrimination.

Send Us Your Election Day Pix

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rebecca Shapiro

It's Election Day! What does it look like where you live? Snap shots of the lines wrapping around your city blocks, of enthusiastic volunteers, of polling places in chaos. We want to see it all -- the good, the bad and the ugly.

Moms Call In the Vote

Cooper Munroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cooper Munroe

Moms Call In the Vote has, in a few short hours, become an amazing combination of citizen mom reporting and kitchen table heart and soul.

Wherein My Friend Russ Live-Haikus His Vote

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

My friend Russ is Canadian, like me, but he likes to taunt me with the fact that he is also American — one of those elusive dual citizens that m...

Two Years of Inspiration

Deanie Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deanie Mills

I have never seen a more exciting demonstration of democracy in action than what I have witnessed in the past two years, since I first read both of Obama's books and signed on as a volunteer.

ProPublica's VoteWatch

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Election Day is upon us, and like many other people here, we're posting reports of voting troubles as they come in.

Five "Dirty Tricks" To Watch Out For When You Go Vote

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In political parlance, they're called "dirty tricks" - ways some people try to get others to not vote. These voter-suppression tricks usually involve...

Election Day Musings

Earl Pomerantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Earl Pomerantz

If the Democrats have a monopoly on the presidency and Congress, they'll be evaluated in 2010. That would be valid if, when the Republicans left office, they took their mistakes with them.

Final Poll of Cable Television News Viewers

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Reese Schonfeld

Tonight's election results it also offers proof or disproof of a long-held concept -- that people tend to watch news that comforts them and confirms their attitudes and biases.

My Prayer for Election Day

Jim Wallis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Wallis

We pray, regardless of the outcome of the election tomorrow, that we will find the ways to build bridges and work together for the common good of the country we all dwell in.

It's A New Day

Jeff Chang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Chang

Throughout the north side of Pittsburgh, one of the city's three major Black districts, they lined up before dawn, hundreds deep in the 47-degree weather as if they were waiting for history to be made.

Candidates and Crime

Diane Dimond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Diane Dimond

Earlier this year a stunning report from the Pew Center for the States concluded 1 in every 100 American adults is now behind bars. In total more than 2 million people are incarcerated.

Connecticut Voting Problems Hotline Has Problems

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut officials say there are problems with an election hot line that's been set up to report voting irregularities. ...

Study: The Value Of Voting And Why We Do It

New York Times | Benedict Carey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

There's been a lot of discussion on the Huffington Post of who you should vote for. The Living page has dedicated the past few weeks helping you cope ...

Election 2008: What We Can Do For Our Country

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

"And now the work begins," wrote Dr. Maya Angelou in "Commencement Address." Her words have never rung more true than today. With two years of Elect...

Hour by Hour Guide to Election Returns -- Part 5: 10:00 to the bitter end

Sheri and Allan Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheri and Allan Rivlin

Daniel Berrier of ElectoPundit also contributed to this Post. Part 5: 10:00 to the bitter end. All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST). 10:00...

Word from the West: Let Us Vote!

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

After this unprecedented 50-state campaign that has electrified the nation, all Americans deserve to participate. Do not call the election -- do not concede the election -- let all our votes count.

Make the Right Choice on Tuesday: Go Vote!

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

It is every American's responsibility to head to the polls and make their voice heard.

Hour by Hour Guide to Election Returns -- Part 3: 8:00 to 9:00

Sheri and Allan Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheri and Allan Rivlin

Daniel Berrier of ElectoPundit also contributed to this Post. Part 3: 8:00 to 9:00 All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST). 8:00 PM: Polls c...

Free Coffee, Ice Cream And Sex Toys For Voters

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Just when you thought it was safe to focus on the issues in this historic election season, a chain of sex toy shops has joined retailers, restaurateur...

ACORN Smears Setting the Stage for Possible Post-Election Lawsuits

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

With an historic Election Day tomorrow, the McCain-Palin campaign's ACORN-voter fraud endgame may be to use their attacks as a justification for a wave of legal challenges to close election results in key states.

Electing Yourself a Racist

Daniel Blackman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Blackman

There's been a lot of discussion about the race factor and the so-called Bradley Effect - which posits that those with racist tendencies are too embar...

No Tweedles This Time

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

Who knew that the person who waited till Election Day could be considered a procrastinator, a "last minute voter"? With so many taking advantage of ...

More Reliable Than Exit Polls: Bookies (See Odds In Real Time)

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keith Thomson

To make a long story short: Historically, gamblers have proven better election forecaster than polls. As an expert told me, the betting markets will be quickest to react to news coming through today.

Hour by Hour Guide to Election Returns -- Part 1: Introduction

Sheri and Allan Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheri and Allan Rivlin

Daniel Berrier of ElectoPundit also contributed to this Post. Part 1: Introduction This is actually quite simple: places 259...