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Election Races

West, Others Face Major 2012 Challenges

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Call it basic political math. Twenty-five new seats put the Democrats over the top in the House, giving them back the majority they lost...

Dispatches From Incredible 1934 Campaign: Irving Thalberg's 'Attack Ad' vs. Upton Sinclair

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Greg Mitchell

MGM legend Irving Thalberg produced the first political attack ads for the screen, full of fakery, to destroy the famous Democratic candidate for governor.