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2004 Election

Obama: Do Not Concede!

Michael Jay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Jay

Too many ordinary Democrats are aware of the evidence, are terrified at the prospect of a third stolen and prematurely conceded presidential election.

Indecisions 2000 and 2004: Final Days Remembered

John Wihbey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wihbey

Whatever happened to the bad old days of October surprises? The last lap of campaign '08 has seen its share of twists, but perhaps the biggest surprise of all is that no big shoe has dropped.

Nosh On This: The Jewish Vote

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Chalupa

Video the Vote will dispatch a trained volunteer to capture those evil demons that keep popping up in polling places, especially the ones they got down in Florida and Ohio.

The Case for the College Voters

Matthew Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Segal

It seems young voters will turn out in record numbers this year, yet there are those who, after all these years, are still trying to pull the reins from us when it comes to our franchise.

Maybe You Shouldn't Vote

Bill Folman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Folman

I ask that you take a moment to answer the following questions and determine whether you have the skill and the know-how to vote responsibly for our next president.

Hitting the Trifecta

David Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Epstein

The current administration has proven the folly of trying to make government work when you don't really believe in government to start with, when you think it's the problem, not the solution.

And Larry David Thinks He's Frightened?

Richard Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Lewis

I simply will not tolerate another stolen vote and election, tantamount to a sentence of another four-to-eight years of Hell, because we haven't been vigilant and done our jobs.

Moving v. Courting the Median Voter

Alan Rosenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Rosenblatt

Anthony Downs taught us that the candidate closest to the median voter, with respect to their positions, always wins (An Economic Theory of Democracy,...

Barack: Beware of Rove's Trickery

Bob Starks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Starks

We cannot take this election for granted and begin to believe that Senator Obama is already elected. We must fight to the last minute and leave no stones unturned.

Come To Ohio! What We Can Learn From 2004 - And What We Can Do In 2008

Sandi DuBowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandi DuBowski

This election created a whole new generation of activists. We have energy and we have numbers. Justice will prevail. A people awakened cannot be put back to sleep.

GOP Tech Guru Subpoenaed in '04 Ohio Election Case, Rove Could Be Next

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

A recent flurry of activity in the long-standing King Lincoln v. OH Sec. of State lawsuit concerning voting rights violations in the state has resulted in the judge lifting the stay.

Mad Over Sarah Palin? Time To Get Busy for Obama.

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

How can progressives channel our outrage over the prospect of an unqualified, dangerously far-right wing pitbull with lipstick like Sarah Palin a heartbeat away from the presidency?

What's The Matter With Kentucky? (Republicans Want To Know)

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

There are some unmistakable signs that the pendulum is swinging back sharply to the Democrats, even in a red state like Kentucky.

GOP Vote Suppressors Blackwell and Von Spakovsky Set to Testify in House on "Lessons Learned from 2004 Election"

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

Former Ohio Sec. of State Kenneth Blackwell and disgraced former FEC chair Hans Von Spakovsky have confirmed that they will testify about the myriad crimes that occurred on and by their watch in the 2004 Presidential Election.

Tapping Barack Obama's Phone

Jonathan Leigh Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Leigh Solomon

When Obama eschewed the pundit's red-blue-purple state preoccupation during his '04 Democratic Convention speech, he was choosing poetry over polls.

My Interview with Matt Taibbi on His Book, the Media, the Election and His Spat with Erica Jong

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ben Cohen

Matt Taibbi: "I think there was a lot of real anger there and I got caught up in that, I think unfairly because I'm not a misogynist, I'm a misanthrope."

Sam Stein

Kerry Blasts Clinton Camp's "Negative, Petty" Attacks | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Kerry, the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee, took aim at Hillary Clinton on Monday, saying her criticism of Barack Obama's stance on the...

Karl Rove Responds To Vanity Fair Questionnaire

Vanity Fair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A principal architect of the disastrous presidency of George W. Bush, Karl Rove, 57, has charted a long course from the internship he landed with the ...