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ObamaCare: A Crisis of Crony Contracting

Adam Andrzejewski | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics
Adam Andrzejewski

Various commentators have begun using the term "the Chicago Way" or "the Illinois Way" to describe the Obama Administrations behavior. With the failed rollout of ObamaCare, we see the costs of rewarding political insiders and their substandard IT companies with plumb projects.

Washington Watch: Week 14

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 07.07.2013 | Black Voices
Linnie Frank Bailey

It seems many do not know THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT IS LAW and its major provisions will be implemented SOON!

Automating 'We the People': New White House Initiative for Citizen Petitions

Sarah Granger | Posted 11.04.2011 | Technology
Sarah Granger

The new site, to be released in the near future, will allow for petition creation, signage, promotion and review on the White House website.

White House Creates Website For Online Petitions

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is making it easier for people to press the federal government to act. It is bringing that constitu...

Tracking the Progress of the White House Open Government Directive

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

As the new year beckons, there are more ways for the citizens of the United States of America to provide feedback to their federal government than perhaps there ever have been in its history.

WATCH: HuffPost College And WhiteHouse.Gov: Open For Student Questions

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

You asked -- and we got the answers. This morning, HuffPost College met with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Director of Domestic Policy Mel...

Memo to MSM -- Pay Attention To College Journalists

Amanda Litman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Amanda Litman

Hey, journalism industry: pay attention to us. College journalists, more so than any other enterprising bunch of reporters, have got the future of journalism figured out.

HuffPost College Meets WhiteHouse.Gov: 'Open For (Student) Questions'

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

*UPDATED* Nearly 150,000 votes later, we have a winner: Amanda Litman, the editor of North By Northwestern! Amanda has traveled with us to Washingto...

UPDATE: HuffPost College And WhiteHouse.Gov: Open For Questions

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

If the signing of the historic health care bill rang a very loud bell across the country, then the passing of the Student Aid and Financial Relief Act...

HuffPost Spotlight Series: Let's Innovate!

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Leading through innovation is what the 15 "Featured Doers" in HuffPost's inaugural Spotlight Series are all about. Some are recognizable names. Others are not. But they're all innovators and trend-setters in their respective fields.

Featured Doer: Macon Phillips

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

At 12:00 pm on January 20, 2009 Philips flipped the switch, making WhiteHouse.gov a place for the newly sworn in president to communicate with people ...

Obama Online -- The Future of the Youth Vote

Tobin Van Ostern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tobin Van Ostern

Ultimately, I believe that the policy priorities of the Obama administration will ensure that young supporters remain active in any way they can. We're impatient for change, and we will continue our advocacy no matter how many pundits continue to write us off.

Obama Online -- Moving From Campaigning to Governing (VIDEO)

Katie Stoynoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Katie Stoynoff

While my belief in the potential of the Obama administration is strong, the connection I felt during the campaign has faded. The disconnection I feel comes from the Obama administration's struggle to move from campaign mode to governing mode.

White House Launches New iPhone App (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.25.2010 | Technology

*UPDATED* The iPhone has welcomed a new free app, and it belongs to the White House. "Today, we're excited to announce the new White House App avail...

White House Website Goes Open-Source

usatoday.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The online-savvy administration on Saturday switched to open-source code for www.whitehouse.gov -- meaning the programming language is written in publ...

Obama Haiti Response: 'We Have To Be There For Them In Their Hour Of Need'

AP | MATTHEW LEE and JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials are laying out a massive military response to the Haiti earthquake, saying that ships, helicopters, transport planes...

In Health Care Push, Biden Asks Americans: 'Bust This Myth'

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

Biden made a renewed health care push, asking supporters to join the White House to debunk rumors and imploring Americans to send in their personal stories to showcase the need for reform.

Serious About Showing What Happens in Washington

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Newmark

Data.gov is part of the current administration's effort to show how they work and where your money goes. And they're asking us for help.

Whoops! White House Live Stream Plays ESPN

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Christina Bellantoni

We knew President Obama was a big sports fan, but he broadcast that to the world today when the White House video live stream played nearly 10 minutes of ESPN programming.

WhiteHouse.gov: Pragmatism and the Nobility of Public Service

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Newmark

I think we're seeing the slow transformation of Washington culture, from the bottom up, by people passionately committed to public service and its transformation.

Obama Holds Online Town Hall (VIDEO)

AP | STEVEN R. HURST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama seized the bully pulpit Thursday and reprised the best of his acclaimed campaign skills in an unprecedented Intern...

POTUS' Twitter Feed Reactivated

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

The Barack Obama Twitter feed just posted a link to the WhiteHouse.gov online townhall forum, planned for Thursday.

Arthur Delaney

See The Stimulus In Action? Help HuffPost Follow The Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In February, we asked HuffPost readers to help us dig through the stimulus bill, and hundreds of readers wrote in with great tips, including the news ...

Bush Bio Changed On Whitehouse.gov: Less Prosperity, More BBQ

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ChangeTracker, our handy tool that watches for changes on White House Web sites, noticed wide changes to the whitehouse.gov biography of George W. Bus...

The State of the Nation, Facebook, and How Technology Has Made Politics Fun

Alexander Heffner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alexander Heffner

One of our lead political correspondents at Scoop44, Liz Cermak, wrote up a terrific review of the recent CNN/Facebook collaboration during President Obama's quasi-State of the Union.