A professional horseplayer once told me that compared to handicapping horse races, elections were a cakewalk. "Polls can be inaccurate," he said. "Gamblers are accurate or they lose." There's considerable evidence he was on the money.
Despite running against the biggest spending candidate in American history, Jerry Brown is in command in the race for governor of California.
President Obama used his appearance at a Barbara Boxer fundraiser to drive his party's sloganeering into a giant pothole and wreck it. Should we let him keep the keys this midterm election?
Jewish voters in California have a number of reasons to go to the polls November 2 to re-elect Senator Barbara Boxer. Among these is her leadership in...
No wonder many people have lost faith in their government. Having to select from a group of people you generally disdain is not exactly a prescription for a happy democracy.
Suppose the friends you dragged to the polls helped America reject the anonymous corporate dollars that threaten to drown our democracy?
Jerry Brown is shaping up as potentially the biggest Democratic winner of the 2010 elections. He is on the verge of besting the biggest-spending candidate in American history.
If Pat Toomey is elected to the United States Senate, he will no doubt do everything in his power to ensure that the "terror gap" endures, as well as working to weaken the few federal gun laws on the books.
By Phil Trounstine and Jerry Roberts Calbuzz Propelled by his standing among Democrats, Latinos, women, liberals and especially moderates, Jerry Brow...
Democracy for America doesn't seem to have a problem with backing those who support the self-destructive policies of Netanyahu, though they would refuse to support those who backed the same kinds of policies under Bush.
Why would someone want to trust again? Because to end up distrusting is not just to end up cynical, but to end up bitter. This is the danger of what the upcoming elections will turn the electorate into.
Voters will more than usual be casting their vote not only for local candidates, but also for or against the president.
I don't have to tell you how devastating it would be if the United States House and Senate turned against stem cell research -- and the disability community -- in November. It could easily happen, if we let our friends stand alone.
What's in a word? When the word is "whore," quite a lot. And yet, when it comes to the reality of California politics, not so much. Pushed along by b...
Barbara Boxer chooses to protect bait over protecting the jobs and livelihood of farmers, workers, and families struggling to earn a piece of the American Dream.