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How Politics Is Shaping the Debate on Sustainable Energy in the US

Vicente Lopez-Ibor Mayor | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Politics
Vicente Lopez-Ibor Mayor

Last week's mid-term elections in the US underscored the importance of energy issues for the US electorate. Shale gas, the Keystone pipeline, the Clean Climate Plan and EPA carbon regulators were major electoral issues in many US States...

Obama Is Just Too Nice to Be a Good President

Lizzie Roberts | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Lizzie Roberts

Is it the loss of a Democrat majority in the House? The Republicans stubbornness and inability to compromise? The continuous barriers against Obama's attempts to pass certain Acts? Or is it because the House is filing a law suit against him? (Yes really). Clearly all of these things coupled together worsen the situation, but Obama's main problem is that he's just too nice to be President.

Paul Vale

Palin Urged To Lead Third Party, But Despite Dysfunction No New Force Is Likely In Washington

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- On Tuesday conservative activist and commentator Steve Baldwin penned an article for the right-leaning website Barbwire calling for the em...

Eight Arrests In Belfast Ahead Of 'Twelfth Of July' Commemorations

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK

Eight people have been arrested for public order offences in north and west Belfast overnight. Trouble flared during the Eleventh Night, an annual mar...

Man Stabbed During Clashes Between Loyalists And Republicans

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK

A man has been stabbed during fighting between republican and loyalist factions in Northern Ireland. The victim, 28, was treated in hospital for injur...

Republican Politician Finally Proves The Existence Of God

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Man has finally proved the existence of God. After several millennia of war, killing, death and sacrifice, the debate over the divine was sensationall...

Republican Governor's Debate In Idaho Featured A Biker, A Cowboy And A Man Called Butch Otter

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- Anyone bemoaning the standard of political debate in the UK should watch the Republican Party's governor’s debate in Idaho on Wednesday,...

Alabama Republican Steve Hurst Takes Part In Parade With Oversized Handgun Float

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK

What a heart-warming sight for the attendees of a parade in Talladega, Alabama this weekend. Perched between the more traditional floats rendering The...

WATCH: The Best Opening Line Of Any Political Ad, Ever? Probably

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Comedy

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Joni Ernst. She's a mother, a soldier, a would-be Republican senator and... well, just you watch. (Via Twenty Two Wo...

'Bible-Banging Hunk Of Whimsy'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK

Rick Santorum, the failed Republican presidential candidate who once pronounced Hollywood "the devil's playground", has now failed at something else, ...

US Election Three Ring Circus

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

Let's face it, what we Americans take for granted - endless political campaigns rife with cash and a terminal election elimination process rife with guile, distrust and humiliation - even our most politically savvy friends across the Atlantic scratch their collective heads and declare... "When is enough, enough?"

An Open Letter from Northern Ireland

Brian John Spencer | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

The context is this. The most cynical and sinister elements in NI society have been very violent and vocal over the last year, at huge cost to the local economy and at huge damage to the reputation of the province.

Can Republicans Survive In Hollywood?

Mark Hodge | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hodge

Luckily for James Woods, his criticisms of Obama, while hardly measured, could never be considered extremist. But, if he does find himself on a Fox News sofa, talking about how the President may be a Muslim, he can kiss his career in the mainstream goodbye.

The Pointy-Eared Robot and the Republican

James Christie | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
James Christie

We were very lucky. Mum turned out to be one of the 3-5% percent of senior citizens who recover from a hip fracture without surgery, she only spent eight days in hospital and there is a good chance she will be able to enjoy the rural life for a few years more.

A Chance for Reflection

William Davie | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
William Davie

As the United States recovers from the Government shut down and the fact that the Government nearly defaulted on all its loans, the Republican Party needs to take this opportunity to do some serious soul searching, figure out what its priorities are, and think how it can avoid being wiped out during next year's Midterm Elections.

Mehdi Hasan

The World Is Laughing At The United States Over The Government Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Politics

WASHINGTON -- "When we get this moment of political silliness behind us," US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters at at an Asia-Pacific leade...

US Shutdown Has a Hefty International Price Tag

The Conversation UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
The Conversation UK

Factionalism is once again rife in the US. The Republican-led shutdown of the federal government last week is but the latest in a series of politically orchestrated crises designed to erode Barack Obama's domestic legitimacy. Whatever success Republicans achieve domestically, holding the federal government hostage to an extremist minority at home is not cost-free internationally...

US Government Shutdown - The Roots of Discontent

Jeffrey Gedmin | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Jeffrey Gedmin

On the U.S. government shutdown, it can be hard to pick your way through the millions of words of blather and blame. For anyone who's still paying attention, there are deep roots to the problem.

Gay Marriage Compared To Incest

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK

Having all but scuppered their 2012 election chances with a succession of less-than-progressive statements about women, rape and contraception you’d...

America's Blatant Violation of the Will of the Founding Fathers

Max Sobell | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Max Sobell

It is such a shame that conveniently the religious right feel they can ignore parts of the ideals of the Founding Fathers. What I find more of a shame is that the Republican Party is slowly becoming synonymous with religion and religious values. There are only a handful of moderate Republicans anymore

LOOK: Politician Wears Back Brace To Stand For Marathon 11-Hour Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK

A US politician has spoken non-stop for almost 11 hours to try to scupper an anti-abortion bill. Texas Senator Wendy Davis was not able to eat or g...

'If Babies Had Guns, They Wouldn't Be Aborted'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK

A Republican senator has opted for a curveball of an election slogan, touting bumper stickers which say "If babies had guns, they wouldn't be aborted....

The Republican Party Needs Its Very Own Reformation

Robert Simpson | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK Politics
Robert Simpson

Chris Christie, despite some obvious obstacles, has managed to successfully create a blue print for how a modern conservative leader can stay relevant and popular whilst seeing through real conservative policies.

No Deal For Obama

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK

Barack Obama has reluctantly ordered huge spending cuts after failing to reach an agreement with his Republican opponents. The US President could n...

The Funniest Angry Republican Tweets About Obama's Inauguration

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Comedy

We'll all remember where we were when the communist Muslim Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States for a second time. ...