Election 2012

Ecuadorians Try To Enter Donkey As Election Candidate (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK Politics

They may not have received the blanket coverage of the US election, but the presidential election in Ecuador is in full swing. And it's weird. A bu...

Michelle And Barack's Victory Embrace Goes Viral

Posted 07.11.2012 | UK Politics

Barack Obama smashed a Twitter record as he became the first president to declare victory in an election on the social network. His triumphant mess...

What an Obama Victory Means for the Rest of the World

Nick Purves | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK Politics
Nick Purves

2012-11-05-HP_World_Graphic_300x70.pngThis year, the prevailing feeling is one of relief. An election that has been fueled by fear and cynicism means that Obama's supporters are not so much elated to have won but more relieved not to have lost.

Live Updates From Across US

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Politics

The world watches on as America goes to the polls. In what is predicted to be the closest election in recent memory, a deeply divided country must cho...

If Romney Wins, I'm Satan, If Obama Wins, I'm Modern

Scott Capurro | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK Comedy
Scott Capurro

I voted for Obama because I want to sleep. What keeps me up at night is the anger I feel because my husband can't meet the row of alcoholics and pill poppers that make up my lineage. If only he could witness, in person, what a paranoid, trembling mess my remaining family of underpaid, suffering Americans are, he might realize how well I've turned out!

'Redskins Rule' Predicts Romney Win (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Politics

The Washington Redskins lost to the Carolina Panthers 21-13 on Sunday night, thanks to two touchdowns from quarterback Cam Newton and one from running...

Obama Art: The Most Inspirational President Of All Time?

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 06.01.2013 | Home

President Barack Obama's fall from American saviour and harbinger of world peace to fallible politician who might yet lose an election to Mitt Romney ...

The States That Will Decide The US Election..

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Politics

President Barack Obama is the favourite by a knife edge as the clock ticks closer to decision time for Americans - but in many crucial states the Demo...

David Cameron and the Mitt in the Mirror

Nicholas Barrett | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Politics
Nicholas Barrett

Romney is terminally stained by the awkward perfume of elitism, something Cameron is and always has been trying desperately to run away from

Facebook Wants to Know if You Think Obama's a Muslim

Stephen Canning | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Tech
Stephen Canning

My girlfriend was spending the evening on Facebook (evidently far more interesting than talking to me) and she was prompted by Facebook to fill in a survey. This was an official survey which appeared in the top half of page above the newsfeed and not just a link from an advertiser.

Obama's Challenge

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

Mitt Romney's challenge was to re-introduce himself and rise above the bar of expectations on Thursday at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. He clearly exceeded that level of expectation... and then some!

Obama Versus - Romney: A Nation Divided May Not Stand

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

The Republican and the Democratic National Conventions, which mark the official start of the 2012 Presidential Election Campaign, are about to begin.

'On This Site, President Obama First Kissed Michelle'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 17.08.2012 | UK Politics

The moon landing and the Kennedy assassination are among the world changing events that have had plaques commissioned to commemorate them and remind f...

Romney's Ryan Choice - Generation Warfare

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

This week Mitt Romney chose Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate. What this choice tells us about Mitt Romney is very revealing. With the choice of Ryan, it is now clear that Romney's plan is the Ryan Budget Plan.

Obama Versus Romney 100 Daze and Counting

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 29.09.2012 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

We are now less than 100 Days away from Election Day. Obama and Romney are locked in an exceptionally tight race - a virtual tie. Here is what will make the difference...

Britain's Conservative Majority has a True Friend in Mitt Romney

Simon Phillips-Hughes | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Politics
Simon Phillips-Hughes

As London literally warms up for the greatest show on earth, Governor Mitt Romney will meet Prime Minister David Cameron amidst last minute preparations for the Olympics Romney himself led ten short years ago.

Mitt's Not So Excellent Adventure

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

Mitt Romney has established himself as a wealthy and successful businessman in the eyes of the American public. What is not so clear is how he will translate those skills into his ability to be president of the United States of America.

Bain Capital -- The Bane of Romney's Campaign Hopes?

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

This week the Obama campaign really took off the gloves and started to hammer Mitt Romney on his strength, his Bain Capital experience.

Obama Makes Maternity Cover Central To Election Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

President Obama’s announcement that ‘health plans will be required to cover maternity care’ during the first National Women’s Health Week in A...

Mitt Romney Campaign Deny Rift With Downing Street Over Obama 'Love In'

Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign for the US presidency has rejected claims that several of its senior aides were unhappy with David Cameron's recent visit to Wa...

Washington Notebook: The Republican Ragged Race to Tampa

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 26.05.2012 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

The Republican four man presidential nomination 'food fight' has come to an end with Rick Santorum's latest impressive wins. 'Rocky' Santorum has managed to muscle this Republican primary bout into a two man slugfest.

Rick Perry Drops Out, Endorses Gingrich

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Politics

Texas governor Rick Perry has announced he is dropping out of the race to become the Republican Party's nominee for president of the United States. ...

WATCH: US Comedian Stephen Colbert Unveils 'Hermain Cain' Presidential Campaign Ad

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Just last week we reported that American comedian Stephen Colbert had announced his plans to run for President as the Republicans' new leader. Now...

Guess What Folks? - This Could Be It

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 16.03.2012 | UK
Jon-Christopher Bua

As the first Republican presidential candidate -- except for a sitting president -- to sweep both Iowa and New Hampshire, Mitt Romney seems poised to capture South Carolina this Saturday and go on to win the nomination of his party.

WATCH: 'I'm Doing It!' Stephen Colbert Announces Presidential Run

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Comedy

American comedian Stephen Colbert is officially investigating a run for President - or at least a run for President during the South Carolina primary....