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2009 Election

Defense: Bloomberg Campaign Operative Gave Slipshod Budget

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 12.18.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A political operative accused of cheating Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of $1.1 million slapped together a slipshod budget for the bill...

Mayor Bloomberg Likely To Testify At Operative's Trial

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 12.01.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Mayor Michael Bloomberg is expected to testify Monday against a campaign consultant charged with scamming him out of more than $1 mil...

Bloomberg: Money Transfer Did Not Violate Campaign Laws

Posted 11.13.2011 | New York

By Michael Howard Saul, Wall Street Journal ---- Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday said he did not violate campaign finance laws when he wired more...

One Year Ago, No Different Than Today: A Political Observation

B.D. Gallof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
B.D. Gallof

We change now for change's sake, hoping that somehow it is not insanity for us to repeat ourselves but that one of these new leaders will provide anything besides rhetoric and/or going through the motions.

The Blame Election

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

The biggest surprise Tuesday wasn't in the gubernatorial or congressional races, it was Michael Bloomberg's remarkably close re-election.

The Change We Deserve

Edwin D. Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Edwin D. Hill

It didn't take long for the anti-worker far right to try to spin the results of the 2009 elections as a mandate for their pro-corporate agenda.

In Defense of Good Government

Sasha Abramsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sasha Abramsky

Was the 2008 election really transformative only of Obama himself, alchemically rendering him government-incarnate, and definitionally making him part of the problem?

Democrats Suddenly Thinking About Jobs Programs

Washington Post | Michael D. Shear and Paul Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats on Capitol Hill began a nervous debate Wednesday about the course President Obama has set for their party, with some questioning whether the...

Post-Election Punditry: It's Perfectly Obvious

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Click. " -- and we're back. Time now to ask our Pack o' Pundits for the big takeaways from Tuesday's election results. What did you guys see in all...

Boulder's Mock Election

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

If University of Colorado students had their way, Valerie Mitchell, an unknown candidate running for Boulder City Council, would be the city's new mayor.

Young Voters Who Helped Obama Stayed Home

AP | DENA POTTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — Last year, 23-year-old Rashida Hill watched the presidential debates, visited the college political party meetings and put a Bar...

Five Reasons Why The Iranian Pre-Election Poll Can't Be Trusted

David Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Moore

If we can believe the poll, and the authors' arguments, it's plausible that Ahmadinejad did in fact win the election with more than 60 percent of the vote. But don't be fooled.