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2015 Election

Actually, The Louisiana Governor Win Is A Big Deal For Democrats

John A. Tures | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Democrat John Bel Edwards' big win in Louisiana is a big deal for the Democratic Party, giving them headwinds toward the 2016 election, despite the gloom and doom you hear from liberals. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders need to be taking notes.

HUFFPOLLSTER: Here's What We Can Learn From The Polling Miss In Kentucky

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 11.06.2015 | Politics

RECAPPING ELECTION DAY 2015 - Republicans scored some significant victories on Tuesday, including an unexpected win in the Kentucky gubernatorial rac...

Cynics Be Damned, We Are Winning the Fight Against Political Corruption

Charlotte Hill | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics
Charlotte Hill

When it comes to beliefs about government corruption, there are two types of people in the world. There are the cynics, a pessimistic bunch convinced that corruption is inevitable and that reform is a Sisyphean task. And then there are the rest of us.

Recall Election Ousts Colorado School Board Conservatives

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2015 | Politics

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GOTLV: Get out the Lesbian Vote in 2015

Beth Shipp | Posted 10.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Beth Shipp

Jackie Biskupski is a vanguard, as the first out woman in the Utah State Assembly. Now, she is running to be the first out lesbian mayor of Salt Lake City, where she'd also be the first single mother in that role; in fact she'd only be the second woman mayor of the city!

Success Lessons From Door-to-Door Sales, the Dotcom Bubble, and Alaska's Deadly Straits

Maureen Hannan | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Maureen Hannan

We who came of age in the 80s were taught that the surest path to success and security was through stable corporate employment. If you started young on that 401K plan, no telling what freedom you might achieve by the time you reached 65.

The Campaign Everyone Should Be Talking About - No, Not Hilary's

Cameron Fegers | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics
Cameron Fegers

A republic which remains unchecked by the people it was intended to represent is in no form a republic. Because of the people of Maine, in November, America will witness a decision handed down not by the government or special interests, but by the people.

Samantha Lachman

Tea Partier Matt Bevin Clinches GOP Nomination For Kentucky Governor | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics

Businessman and tea party favorite Matt Bevin on Friday become the official Republican nominee in Kentucky gubernatorial race after his opponent, Agri...

Kentucky GOP Gubernatorial Primary Too Close To Call

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics

Businessman Matt Bevin led Kentucky Agricultural Commissioner James Comer by just 83 votes with all the precincts reporting in the state's Republican ...

Chicago's Black Voters Key In Heated Race

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2015 | Politics

By Mary Wisniewski and Tracy Rucinski CHICAGO, March 2 (Reuters) - Winning more support from Chicago's black community, which makes up...

Alison Lundergan Grimes To Seek Re-Election As Secretary Of State

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.26.2015 | Politics

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said Monday that she will run for re-election as secretary of state this year, rather than seek a ...

2014's Voting Changes Are Reason for 2015 Reform

Robert M. Brandon | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics
Robert M. Brandon

Rather than playing partisan politics with the ballot box, state legislators and local elected officials should seek to improve the electoral process and access to the ballot in 2015. After all, politicians should not be choosing their voters; voters should be choosing their politicians.

What Message Must John Kerry Bring to Myanmar Leaders?

Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics
Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen

The U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is arriving in Myanmar's capital Nay Pyi Taw on August 9 for a three-day visit. The U.S. government should use its economic and political or even its military leverage for a smooth democratic transition and for the consolidation of democracy in Myanmar

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway Running For Governor

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway will run for governor in 2015. Conway, a Democrat, officially announced his candidacy in a Tuesday statement...