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Native American Activist Gets Historic Vote In Electoral College

A Democratic member of the Electoral College broke with the party’s wishes by casting his presidential vote for a Native American activist rather than Hillary Clinton.  By winning the support of a so-called faithless elector from Washington state, Faith Spotted Eagle is reportedly the first Native American to receive a vote in the Electoral College […]

Taye Diggs Makes Surprise Last-Minute Endorsement For Peanuts Rock The Vote

Actor Taye Diggs knows who he’s voting for: Franklin!  Diggs, who recently joined the cast of “Empire,” is the latest celebrity to help promote Peanuts Rock The Vote, an effort to increase turnout in Tuesday’s presidential election ― and also a chance to back a character from the beloved franchise. Last month, Alec Baldwin announced he […]

DON’T BE A MORON: Mom Tells Her Son Why He’d Better Vote For Clinton

Not voting is not an option.  In a clip going viral on social media, one mother makes that perfectly clear to her son ― not only telling him to vote, but who to vote for.  Here’s the video that was posted on Twitter by a user who goes only by the name of Kenny:  JUST […]

Colorado To Vote On Physician-Assisted Suicide In November

DENVER, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Colorado voters will decide in November whether to legalize physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients under a ballot question approved on Monday, a proposal opposed by some religious and disability-rights organizations. Proponents of the so-called medical aid in dying initiative turned in enough valid signatures of registered voters to put […]

Activists Shower Senators With Dollars In GMO Vote

WASHINGTON ― The Senate advanced a bill Wednesday that would set national labeling standards for genetically modified food ingredients, angering activists who showered the lawmakers with dollar bills during the vote. The bill would override state labeling laws such as Vermont’s, which requires companies to specify whether their products use genetically engineered ingredients. That law […]

The One Factor In The Brexit Vote No One Is Talking About

The U.K.’s historic vote to leave the European Union, many people believe, was driven by opinions on immigration.  And it likely was influenced by the way people are psychologically wired. Analysts on Friday repeatedly cited voters’ emotions as the driver of Brexit. Many people may have voted with fear or anger as their primary motivator, […]

Ohio Lawmakers Vote To Allow Limited Medical Marijuana Use

CLEVELAND (Reuters) – Lawmakers in Ohio on Wednesday approved legislation that would legalize marijuana use for medical purposes under certain circumstances, less than a year after recreational marijuana use was soundly defeated by Ohio voters. The bill, approved by both chambers of the state’s Republican-led legislature, heads to Republican Governor John Kasich for his signature […]

The One Thing Not For Sale In America Has My Vote

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Counter intuitive, isn’t it? To have principles and live by them. When did that happen? We are living in a country where principles feel like something from a fairy tale. They feel like something once mentioned in the days of history when the class structure was stripped from the aristocracy […]

Bill Maher Tells The GOP To ‘Punt’ And Vote Hillary Clinton Instead

Bill Maher has a radical suggestion for Republicans, which is to take a punt on Democrat Hillary Clinton this November. The “Real Time with Bill Maher” host broke down on Friday night why GOP supporters should really do themselves a favor and switch sides. “You’re going to lose this election, you’re going to lose with either […]

Bernie Sanders Is the Only Candidate From Either Party to Win 50 Percent of Michigan’s Vote

Not even Donald Trump could top Bernie Sanders in Michigan. Much to the pollsters’ surprise, Sanders edged out Hillary Clinton in a narrow but decisive victory in a delegate-rich state that was supposed to be hers. Sanders was in fact the only candidate in Michigan’s primary, from either party, to receive 50% of the vote. […]

Why Progressives Shouldn’t Celebrate the Decline of the Evangelical Vote

For most of American history, evangelicals have alternated between two seemingly contradictory modes of political activism. The first is a crusading moralism that shades into xenophobia. At the dawn of the twentieth century, for example, evangelicals asserted the nation’s right to “Christianize” the “backwards” peoples of Cuba and the Philippines. Evangelicals also led the fight […]

Why Progressives Shouldn’t Celebrate the Decline of the Evangelical Vote

For most of American history, evangelicals have alternated between two seemingly contradictory modes of political activism. The first is a crusading moralism that shades into xenophobia. At the dawn of the twentieth century, for example, evangelicals asserted the nation’s right to “Christianize” the “backwards” peoples of Cuba and the Philippines. Evangelicals also led the fight […]

Obama Iran Deal Gains Democrats Support Ahead Of Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran is picking up crucial support from swing-state Senate Democrats despite Republican opposition heightened by revelations of a secret side-agreement between Iran and the U.N. agency that inspects nuclear facilities. On Thursday, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., became the latest to declare her backing, saying in a […]

Why Vote ‘Yes’

I am the grandson, son and brother of three Greek Prime Ministers that have devoted their lives to the ideals of democracy. A central theme in their worldview was that deepening the institutions of democracy, a paramount end in itself, is also the best means to a flourishing and vibrant economy. Time and again, government […]

Why Vote ‘Yes’

I am the grandson, son and brother of three Greek Prime Ministers that have devoted their lives to the ideals of democracy. A central theme in their worldview was that deepening the institutions of democracy, a paramount end in itself, is also the best means to a flourishing and vibrant economy. Time and again, government […]

Ted Cruz Wants To Be Able To Vote Out Supreme Court Justices

After calling the last day “some of the darkest 24 hours in our nation’s history,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is now calling for Supreme Court justices to face elections. In a National Review op-ed published Friday, Cruz chastised the high court for its decisions to reject a major challenge to Obamacare and to legalize same-sex […]

Friday’s Morning Email: Congress Scrambles Ahead Of Trade Vote

TOP STORIES To get The Morning Email, HuffPost’s daily roundup of the news, in your inbox, sign up here. JUDGEMENT DAY FOR OBAMA’S TRADE DEAL Democrats are expected to launch an 11th hour revolt against the controversial trade framework being pushed by the White House. And here’s a great refresher on what the trade deal […]

GOP Calls For ‘Honoring’ Troops By Funding A War Congress Won’t Vote On

WASHINGTON — It’s Memorial Day weekend, and congressional Republicans are using their weekly video address to the nation to call for “honoring our commitment” to U.S. troops. But they’re making a curious argument on how to show that commitment: They want President Barack Obama to support a House-passed defense authorization bill that provides more funding […]

2016 Candidates Need More Than Spanish To Win The Latino Vote

Sharing your message in Spanish might help build Latino support for your presidential bid — but it’s no guarantee. As the number of eligible Latino voters grows, candidates are paying more attention to the group, and many 2016 contenders have been promoting themselves in Spanish on the campaign trail. Those communications are important for the […]

Tea Party Patriot James Webb Says He May Vote For Hillary Clinton

A Tea Party conservative may be about to do what many in his movement consider unthinkable: vote for Hillary Clinton for president in 2016. “I asked myself, ‘Which party has helped me out the most in the last, I don’t know, 15 years, 20?’ And it was the Democrats,” James Webb, a 51-year-old charter member […]

5 Reasons Liberals Tired of War Should Vote for Rand Paul Over Hillary Clinton.

If you’ve read my over 70 Huffington Post articles or my writing in other publications, seen my debate on immigration reform and my HuffPost Live discussion with Marc Lamont Hill about Ferguson, listened to my appearance on America’s first LGBT sports radio show, or read my two novels, and still believe that I’m not a […]

Chinese, GOP Agree Non-Rich Shouldn’t Vote

Speaking just like an American Republican, the Communist Chinese-appointed leader of Hong Kong, Leung Chun-ying, said last week that if the state granted democratic rights to its poor and working class, they could dominate elections and choose leaders who would meet their needs. If Hong Kong’s 99 percenters picked their leaders, Mr. Leung said, “Then you […]

Want To Destroy ISIS? Deny Weapons To Saudi Arabia Until Their Women Can Vote And Drive

Sadly, some people just can’t handle criticizing bad ideas and are too afraid of succumbing to political correctness in the face of evil. Therefore, after reading this article, be sure to shout “Radical Islam is evil!” the next time you have a discussion about how to protect this country from terrorism. Within moments, you might […]

Days of Action: Why We Vote

Something’s happening here. Across the globe, millions of people have come together to send a unified message to our leaders: Climate change is real, and every nation must step up and take action — before it’s too late. Today in New York City, as President Obama prepares to join more than 120 other world leaders […]

Populists’ Rise In Europe Vote Shakes Leaders

BRUSSELS — An angry eruption of populist insurgency in the elections for the European Parliament rippled across the Continent on Monday, unnerving the political establishment and calling into question the very institutions and assumptions at the heart of Europe’s post-World War II order. Politics – The Huffington Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans […]

Democrats To GOP: Give Us A Vote On Immigration Already

WASHINGTON — House Democrats initiated a long-shot maneuver on Wednesday to get a vote on their comprehensive immigration reform bill, and promised to hammer Republicans until they acquiesce. “Our nation cannot afford to wait any longer for this House to take up immigration reform,” Rep. Joe Garcia (D-Fla.), the lead sponsor of the reform bill, […]

Vote: Health Young America Video Contest

Vote now: http://health.younginvincibles.org/video-contest/ — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) http://www.hhs.gov We accept comments in the spirit of our comment policy: http://www.hhs.gov/web/socialmedia/policies/comment-policy.html HHS Privacy Policy http://www.hhs.gov/Privacy.html Uploads by USGOVHHS Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription […]

Vote: Healthy Young America Video Finalists

Vote now: http://health.younginvincibles.org/video-contest/ — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) http://www.hhs.gov We accept comments in the spirit of our comment policy: http://www.hhs.gov/web/socialmedia/policies/comment-policy.html HHS Privacy Policy http://www.hhs.gov/Privacy.html Uploads by USGOVHHS Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription […]

President Obama: Election Day is Almost Over So Get Out There and Vote

Vote now, confirm your polling location here: http://OFA.BO/YSYL31 For all the information you need to vote, go here: http://OFA.BO/pYv3RR Election Day is almost over. This is it. We won’t get another chance tomorrow. President Obama needs you to vote now. Or if you already voted, make calls to your friends and tell them to vote. […]

President Obama: “Let’s Get Out There and Vote”

Click here for all the information you need to vote: http://OFA.BO/oSXXt8 If you want to make sure your voice is heard you have to show up. Confirm your polling location here: http://OFA.BO/EUYESs Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising […]

Will Ferrell Will Do Anything to Get You to Vote

He’ll dance, he’ll cook—Will Ferrell will do anything to get you to vote in this election. Confirm where you vote here: http://OFA.BO/qF51sn Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of […]

First Lady Michelle Obama: Get Out the Vote Wisconsin

Confirm where you’ll be voting on election day: http://OFA.BO/RVLhQF On Tuesday millions of Americans will be voting for President Obama. Thank you for being one of them. To confirm where you’ll be voting on election day go here: http://OFA.BO/xXeQF8 Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss […]

Nevada: Go Vote – OFA Nevada

Gotta vote? Go here: http://OFA.BO/1Po3Rr Jon Hamm, Jon Cho, Jennifer Westfeldt, Zachary Quinto, Stephanie March, Rachael Leigh Cook, Bryan Greenberg and Nick Zano encourage Nevadans to go vote. Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug […]

Mayor Julián Castro: Gotta Vote – OFA Virginia

Gotta vote? Go here: http://OFA.BO/JJvBRr San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro reminds Virginians about the importance of registering to vote and voting. For all the information you need to vote, go here: http://OFA.BO/JJvBRr Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising […]

Ashley Judd: Early Vote Begins on October 22nd – OFA Wisconsin

Gotta vote? Go here: http://OFA.BO/mwSbaq Ashley Judd shares that you can register to vote up to and on election day in Wisconsin and that early vote starts on October 22nd. For all the information you need to vote in Wisconsin, go here: http://OFA.BO/mwSbaq Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal […]

Olivia Munn: Gotta Vote – OFA Virginia

Gotta vote? Go here: http://OFA.BO/ZLdnBn Actor Olivia Munn reminds Virginians to register to vote by Monday, October 15th. For all the information you need to vote go here: http://OFA.BO/ZLdnBn Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription […]

Students Gotta Vote – OFA Pennsylvania

Gotta vote? Go here: http://OFA.BO/vZy3Mt More than ever before—it’s important for students to vote in this election. President Obama has doubled funding for Pell Grants and established a college tax credit. Mitt Romney’s plan would eliminate the President’s tax credit and cut Pell Grants for nearly 9.6 million students. Click here to get all the […]

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