I was so close to not voting. I live in New York, it doesn't really matter anyway. But then the guilt built up inside of me. What would I say when my grandchildren asked about this historic election?
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If you're a Republican voter in a Democratic-leaning state, or a Democratic voter in Republican territory, is your vote in vain?
On November 5th, one of these two candidates is going to have to take the devastated, bruised, outraged feelings of millions of Americans and make them believe that they still have a vital voice in this democracy.
The countdown to November 4 is torturous. Everyone is worried. Everyone is losing sleep. For some people, the election can't come soon enough. But for me, I wish it would never end.
We are simply turned off by the ugliness of the politics we see in America today -- inside the beltway and in our own homes.
Lots of Houstonians, spared the direct coastal hit, made the most of the forced slowdown in pace.
Both Obama and McCain will make huge efforts on Election Day to turn out their bases it's still likely that the outcome will depend on the Purples, the swing voters in the middle. Who are they?
When Obama eschewed the pundit's red-blue-purple state preoccupation during his '04 Democratic Convention speech, he was choosing poetry over polls.
So what's Obama's route to the White House in a general election? How can he make the electoral map work for him? How dramatically does he have to rem...
Like anything else, unashamed sentimentality can be part of a pose. Not every red state expression of sentiment is genuine, and not every blue state expression of skepticism is caustic.
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