US Presidential Election

Trump Wants To Run For President

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Donald Trump, the bewigged real-estate billionaire, has indicated he wants to run for the White House in 2016 to undo the legacy of Barack Obama. "...

Barack Obama And The Art Of The Man Hug

Posted 20.05.2013 | UK

Barack Obama's reputation as one of the most personable Presidents of all time was confirmed on Wednesday as he arrived in Israel. He greeted Israe...

2012: The Year In (Funny) Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Comedy

It's been quite a year, we think you'll agree. Especially if you're an otter who happens to look like Benedict Cumberbatch. Yes, from animal lookal...

WATCH: Sulky Kid Is Inconsolable Over Obama's Victory

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Remember Mitt Romney? Oh come on! You must do: slick-looking fella, binders full of women, has a bit of a thing for Big Bird... No? Oh well. Maybe he'...

What's Wrong with Democracy in America?

Dylan Evans | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK Politics
Dylan Evans

Unilateral secession was ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in 1869, so we are unlikely to see the Independent Republic of Texas any time soon. But the petitions do signal a fundamental change in public feeling, and in particular a sharp decrease in the legitimacy of democracy in America.

Twitter Jokes Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Happy Friday, everyone! At least, it is for Democrats and every other country in the world apart from Pakistan. Less so for Republicans. They're hyst...

The Week In (Funny) Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK Comedy

From political celebrations (and commiserations) over in the States to Charles and Camilla Down Under, check out our round-up of this week's funniest ...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Blasts Fox News' Election Coverage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Comedy

If you were lucky enough to avoid Fox News on American election night, then we recommend you watch the clip above. Because 'The Daily Show' team wa...

Accurate, Authoritative And Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Politics

The dust has barely settled on the US 2012 Elections yet already speculation as to who will head the 2016 Republican charge is rife. A number of na...

PHOTO: Woman Names Twins Barack Obama And Mitt Romney

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Congratulations to Millicent Owour of south-west Kenya, who's just given birth to a pair of bouncing baby boys. Their names? Barack Obama and Mitt Rom...

WATCH: Mitt Romney's Concession Speech, Subtitled

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Comedy

The Huffington Post UK reveals what Mitt Romney was REALLY saying when he spoke to his supporters and conceded victory to Barack Obama. (Subtitles...

Cardboard Mitt: 'I Will Run In 2016'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Before his tragic amusing defeat at the polls on Tuesday night, Mitt Romney had publically stated that he would not re-run for office were he to lose ...

LOOK: Hysterical Republican Twitter Reactions To Obama's Win

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2012 | UK Comedy

They're mad as hell, and they're not going to take it any more! The Republicans, that is. Well, the Republicans featured in our Twitter slideshow, ...

WATCH: Obama Does 'U Can't Touch This'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Comedy

You better believe it, suckers. Ahem. Sorry. We got carried away in all the euphoria there. But here's the reigning US president (er... "reigning" ...

WATCH: Bad Lip Reading All The Presidential Debates

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Gawd bless you, Bad Lip Reading team! Not content with giving us the epic 'Eye Of The Sparrow', they've now worked their magic on all the US president...

LOOK: 75 Funny Pictures From The US Presidential Election

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Comedy

If, like us, you're suffering slightly from American Election Fatigue, then fear not. Partly because the American presidential election campaigns h...

Why the US Presidential Election Result Will Upset You - Whoever Wins

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Raj Persaud

The latest psychological research suggests the protracted campaign, adversarial debates, plotted strategy, choice of running mates, elaborately groomed wives, and carefully schemed policies, have a lot less to do with the final result, than the politicians or the media pundits, would have you believe.

Do The Tories Want President Romney or President Obama?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Politics

The US presidential election appears to have had a strange effect on the political opinions and loyalties of Conservative Party politicians. Tradit...

WATCH: The Joy Of Sax

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Today marks the anniversary of the birth of Adolphe Sax (happy 198th birthday, Adolphe!). Now, Adolphe Sax, as we all know, invented the saxophone....

WATCH: Obama Vs Romney - The Computer Game

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Yes, we know you're all sick of the non-stop coverage of the US election campaign. In fact, you've probably just come to Huffington Post UK Comedy for...

LOOK: The US Election Battleground States

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Comedy

(Analyisis and cartography for The Huffington Post UK by @jacques_aih, @davidschneider and @Chigwiri.) More TOPICALOLs: Watch The Trailer ...

WATCH: Trailer For Election - The Movie

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Comedy

The battle between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama is now the most anticipated film of the year. Take a look at the trailer for Election: The Movie. (...

WATCH: If The US Election Was A Sitcom

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Ever wondered what it's like in the writers' room of the US election? (You did realise it was scripted, right?) Well, wonder no more. Finite Funnie...

WATCH: Mitt Romney In 47 Seconds

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Comedy

If Mitt Romney's going to ignore 47% of the American electorate, we think it's only fair that we give him a mere 47 seconds of our time. So thank g...

Five Big US Politics Questions for Wednesday

Marcus Roberts | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Marcus Roberts

With Barack Obama poised to win re-election tommorow, here's what the political world will wake up asking come Wednesday morning.