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2013 Election

Republican Wins Congressional Seat In Special Election

Posted 12.17.2013 | Politics

Republican Bradley Byrne sailed to victory in a special election for an Alabama seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday. Byrne defeate...

A Change Is Coming...I Hope

Amber Elliott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Amber Elliott

It has been stated time and time again that the status quo is no longer the accepted modus operandi in the City of Detroit. This time it will be different...I hope.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Good morning everybody! It's Sunday morning and it's time for the Sunday Morning Political Shows And Their Discontents, including especially myself. A...

Last-Minute GOP-Driven Change Causes Stir In Razor-Thin Virginia Race

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

Already shaping up to be one of the closest races in state history, a last-minute rule change is stirring up the recount to decide who will become Vir...

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73 Takeaways From The 2013 Elections | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Election night is over, and you are probably hungering for some Takeaways. At least, this is something that I am assuming that you crave in large numb...

2013 Elections' Exit Polls Show Power Of The Latino Vote

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 11.06.2013 | Latino Voices

A day after Tuesday’s elections, exit polls show Latino voters played a major role in critical races. Some of the top races political analysts we...

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Chris Christie Wisely Opted Against Campaigning With Ken Cuccinelli | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

As NBC's Chuck Todd was reporting live from the Terry McAuliffe's post-election celebration Tuesday night, he shared a fairly provocative scoop with M...

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6 Post-Election Narratives You'll Meet On Wednesday | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

By Wednesday night, Election Day 2013: The Foregone Conclusioning, will be over and you will be confronted with a fresh plate of piping hot media narr...

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New Yorkers Drop-Kick Michael Bloomberg And His Legacy Over The East River | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

By this time Wednesday, what little "2013 Election Night" we are going to have will be in the books and the pieces attempting to weave together a Gran...

LIVE RESULTS: Virginia Governor, New Jersey Governor, New York Mayor, & More | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Polls have shown Democrat Terry McAuliffe leading Republican Ken Cuccinelli, the state's attorney general, in the governor's race. Libertarian Robert ...

Early Voting Looking Promising for McAuliffe

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Virginia early voting turnout data point in a similar direction as the polls that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe is doing substantially better than the Democratic ticket did four years ago.

Contentious Governor's Race Kicks Into High Gear

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Olympia Meola and Jim Nolan | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

On Monday, both major party candidates for governor will descend on the rural Blue Ridge Mountain enclave of Buena Vista for the annual Labor Day para...

Danger Ahead For Virginia GOP

The Daily Beast | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

The race isn’t one weak candidate against another, a weak Terry McAuliffe against a disaster of an opponent....

Poll: McAuliffe Leads Cuccinelli In Virginia

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Democrat Terry McAuliffe has a 6-point lead over Republican state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released ...

GOP Candidate Rails Against 'Anti-God' Democratic Party

Burke Patch | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

E.W. Jackson, Virginia’s Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, is drawing criticism for saying that the Democratic Party is “anti-God” a...

Jindal: Dem 'Disqualified Himself' For Virginia Governor

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) said Sunday that Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe had "disqualified himself" for governor, ...

Warren Doubles Goal In McConnell Challenge

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

A fundraising push by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on behalf of Massachusetts Senate candidate Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) more than doubled a goal se...

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The More Virginia Voters Examine Their Gubernatorial Candidates, The Less They Like Their Options | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

One of the few electoral contests this year that promises to be both high-profile and somewhat competitive is the terrible, horrible, no good, very ba...

GOP Candidate Appears To Be A Changed Man

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

Once a staunch opponent of voting rights for felons, Virginia Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli (R) appears to be a changed ...

Palin Wades Into Missouri Congressional Battle

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

Former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is wading into Missouri's special congressional election, donating $5,000 to Re...

Dem Candidate's Embarrassing 'Revelations' Come Back To Haunt Him

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

In the dark arts of political campaigns known as oppo research, the most basic tools of the trade include campaign finance reports, arrest records, la...

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Ron Paul Endorses Mark Sanford, Because #YOLO | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

The past week for Mark hasn't been good. He's down nine points in the reliably Republican South Carolina 1st District to his Democrat...

Christie Still Has Something To Prove

RealClearPolicy | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

Chris Christie has the reputation of an aggressive reformer, bolstered by a steady stream of YouTube clips of the New Jersey governor haranguing audie...

Elizabeth Colbert Busch Opens Up

Charleston Patch | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

If the only things you knew about Elizabeth Colbert Busch were from the national media, you would think her home would be filled with pictures of her ...

Republicans Face Off In Battle For Kerry's Former Seat

Tewksbury Patch | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics

Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls used a Tewksbury candidate forum on Saturday as a chance to define themselves and their candidacies....