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Mitt's a Moving Target

Rick Horowitz | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Now he says he supports funding FEMA. (Are we surprised? We are not surprised.) ...

Jon Ward

Obama, Romney Campaigns Take Different Approaches To Door-Knocking In Ohio | Jon Ward | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

CANTON, Ohio -- Samuel Taylor held his clipboard of addresses Saturday while telling a reporter about what's it like to be an openly gay supporter of ...

Absentee Voting Hits Major Snag In Key State

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some New York voters who requested absentee ballots may receive them late because the New York City Board of Elections faces a backlog o...

Matt Sledge

Storm Closes Early Voting In Crucial Democratic Stronghold | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Hurricane Sandy closed early voting sites in several states on Monday, including in the crucial vote-rich Democratic stronghold of norther...

A View From the South

James Mahon | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
James Mahon

Here in Tennessee uncertainty and debate reign supreme as the state aims to break early voting records unsure of how much an impact it will have in playing a role in deciding the fate of the United States of America.

10 Years After the Help America Vote Act, Voters Face New Challenges

Rep. Steny Hoyer | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Rep. Steny Hoyer

Let's strengthen our voting system to continue ensuring the accessibility and accountability our people deserve. We cannot afford another election debacle -- whether by hanging chads or millions of eligible voters left hanging.

Early Voters Set Records In South Florida

Posted 10.29.2012 | Miami

A whopping 25,002 people stood in line to cast ballots on Saturday, according to Miami-Dade election officials, setting a county record on the first d...

Where And When To Vote Early

Posted 10.27.2012 | Miami

And so it begins! Hours after absentee votes passed the 1 million mark, early voting locations in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties opened Saturday ...

Jason Linkins

Our Ever-Loosening Grip On The Commonest Courtesies Slipped: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Oct. 26 | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

At about this time in the 2008 presidential election season, a young woman named Ashley Todd went crazy in Pittsburgh. Todd, a volunteer for John McCa...

Early Voting Mesmerizing

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Everyone wants to know who is winning. There is still ample time for conditions to change, but it will be increasingly difficult to do so as more votes pour in.

'Frankenstorm' Threatens To Derail Campaign

Reuters | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

* Romney cancels Virginia event, Obama monitoring storm * Blackouts could disrupt early voting * Millions of Americans b...

Sarah Bufkin

Sen. Rick Santorum's Claim That Early Voting Leads To Corruption 'Completely Bogus,' Says Expert | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Voter fraud has been an ongoing debate in this election season, as states purge voter rolls and citizen vigilante poll-watchers aim to e...

Powering the Vote to Election Day

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Elisabeth MacNamara

This election is critically important; too much is at stake for all of us -- our jobs, our healthcare, our future. So wield your power -- VOTE!

Judge Makes Decision On GOP Official's Controversial Firing Of Dems

Reuters | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

* Ohio is key battleground state in presidential election * Two officials were charged with breaking election law By Kim...

Matt Sledge

Romney Makes Early Voting Gains, But Obama Repeats Strong 2008 Performance | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama flew to Chicago on Thursday to cast his vote early -- a first for a sitting president, and a move carefully crafted...

Do the Math: Dems Outpace R's in Absentee & Early Voting in Ohio & Virginia

Harold Ickes | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Harold Ickes

The Democratic ground game is succeeding in getting their voters to take the actions necessary to cast a vote for the President, while Republicans are not keeping pace.

Can You Spot This Massive Ballot Fail?

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

Errors by election officials are continuing to pop up across the country, with the latest example coming from Washington state, where ballots were pri...

Horse Race or Horse Puckey? The Facts Tell Us Where to Place Our Bets

Beth Broderick | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Beth Broderick

In spite of the media's desperate attempt to convince you otherwise and thereby maintain the breathless "horse race," Obama is well ahead in many ways that no one is discussing and everyone should know.

Voter Suppression and Driving While Black

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Kelly Kleiman

Non-white motorists are more likely for moving violations than whites. Combine discriminatory policing with photo ID laws and you've got a perfect tool for keeping black and brown people from the polls.

On His Deathbed, WWII Vet Casts Likely Last Ballot... So What's Your Excuse Not To Vote?

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Frank Tanabe always did his duty, even after the federal government sent him and other Japanese-Americans to internment camps in the wake of the attac...

Amanda Terkel

Early Voting Kicks Off In Wisconsin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Every day is Election Day for the next two weeks in Wisconsin. Early voting in the state kicked off Monday morning, and it will run t...

Ohio County Elections Chief Quits, Citing 'Stress'

AP | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

DAYTON, Ohio -- An Ohio county's director of elections has resigned because he says work on the coming presidential election was too stressful. The...

Amanda Terkel

Michelle Obama Touts Early Voting In Wisconsin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

WAUSAU, Wis. -- First lady Michelle Obama was in Wisconsin on Friday, revving up supporters just three days before Badger State residents can go to th...

Early Voting Spinning

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Now with over 3 million people voting across the country, the campaigns are spinning the early vote. Here are my takeaways so far.

Dave Jamieson

Unions Put Up Record Voter Numbers | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's largest federation of labor unions says it plans to knock on more than 5 million doors, make 5 million phone calls and blan...