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The Sixth Principle

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

The president-elect represents a new, post-Clinton, beyond centrism, post-racial, new politics, internet-driven phenomenon. The nation is fed up with neoconservative imperialists, radical fundamentalists, and failed supply-siders.

Penn State: 1000 Youth in Line to Vote at 7am

Jake Brewer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Brewer

The youth vote is likely to make up 25% of the electorate today and is a powerful national voice that is demanding green jobs and clean energy to reinvigorate and re-power our economy.

Was It Him, or His Obama?

Sharon Glassman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

I smiled. Obama Boy smiled. I read his nametag. Part of me considered how his last name might look hyphenated to mine. And then, we caucused our way to the auditorium to do our duty.

Anderson Cooper: Loves Factual Reporting, Dance And "Real Housewives Of Atlanta" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

CNN anchor appeared on Ellen's Election Day special and talked about how Ellen has made dance an issue this election, how he LOVES watching Bravo's "R...

Out of Line: Swing Voter

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg

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Neither Bombs, Rev. Wright or the Gloom of Night

Phillip Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phillip Martin

In the U.S., the possibility of an African American president does not presuppose the end to color prejudice any more than the election of Mandela meant an end to inequalities in South Africa.

The Real Winners of the Election

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Miles J. Zaremski

Now that Senator Obama is President-Elect Obama, the pundits and pollsters have all been having a field day with their commentary and analysis of...

Election Day Inspiration from a Woman on the Brink

Karen Talavera | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Talavera

Like the US economy, one bandage of a bailout won't stop the bleeding. Unlike the US economy, the middle class need a lot less help and are, arguably, a much worthier cause.

Voting Therapy and Al-Qaeda's Presidential Endorsement

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

The first time I could finally vote, I spent twenty minutes in the voting booth, agonizing over every question, double-checking to make sure I turned in my first ballot exactly the way I wanted it.

So Far, Light Traffic at Polling Places in New Hanover County, N.C.

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Yuna Shin

Wilmington, N.C. -- My colleague's first words to me this morning were, "Boy, this was the best election experience ever thanks to early voting! It t...

Extended Voting Mitigates the Weather and Delivers Democrats

Phil Trounstine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phil Trounstine

The weather really matters, by preventing lower-income people and minorities who depend on public transportation from making it to the polls. Weather can significantly determine who votes on election day.

So Far in 40 Years

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

When my mother got married, my grandfather said he'd shoot my dad with a shotgun (an inauspicious but common beginning for an interracial marriage).

Minnesota Voting Booms Thanks To Tight Senate Race

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS - Some Minnesota voters saw long lines Tuesday morning and waits of about an hour as they participated in an election that's expected to s...

Election Day Liveblog

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

I am sitting with a number of the biggest players in American politics and they are gasping for air. This is a big night. Change, but it will come with crisis.

My Letter to Barack Obama

George Stevens, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
George Stevens, Jr.

I wrote to Barack several days later. Here's the letter. Looking back, it seems as if today was somehow written in America's destiny.

Every Morning Voting in Rural VA

Adrienne Birecree | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adrienne Birecree

My husband and I got up at 5am this morning so we would be at our polling place before it opened at 6am. We definitely knew where we were going. If w...

What Happens If Obama Wins Tonight?

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Ross

Barack Obama has transformed American politics, and campaign finance. Now the question is, if he wins tonight, can he change government and live up to the expectations of millions of people?

Reflections on Voting -- 11/4/08

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia G. Yerman

I kept thinking, "I wish my Mother could be here." I thought about Barack Obama's grandmother... and Paul Newman, too.

The First President Who is Black

Paul Finkelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Finkelman

In the end Obama is not America`s first black president -- he is America`s first president who happens to be black. The difference is huge.

The Anticlimactic Election?

Josh Brusin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Josh Brusin

Voting is a personal act that has no resonance without the support of others. It is, in no small way, hope itself.

Election Day Liveblogs, Reaction and Analysis from HuffPost Bloggers -- Page 2

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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Out of Line: Exit Poll

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg

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Turnout "Hurricane" In St. Louis, Missouri

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

USA Today reports: "It's unbelievable," Robert Ware, a monitor with the St. Louis Board of Election Commissioners, says about turnout in his area. "...

Yes. We. Did.

Steven Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Weber

As Obama has campaigned, so shall he govern. And as he won, so have we won. We must preserve, protect and defend the nation we have won back.

Tim Robbins' Polling Place Nightmare: He's Turned Away! (VIDEO)

TMZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Politically active actor Tim Robbins almost didn't get to vote in New York. TMZ reports Robbins was turned away at his polling place. There was some...