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Presidential Politics at the Heart of the Yellow Brick Road

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Karen Dalton-Beninato

There's still a sense of optimism running through the downstate city of Bloomington, Illinois, where Abraham Lincoln spent much of his career as a young attorney.

Obama Vs. McCain: Take The Faith Quiz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

From the flap over Rev. Jeremiah Wright--Barack Obama's longtime minister--to the video of Sarah Palin's appearance with an African pastor who was pra...

Tampa McCain Rally: Where Is Everybody?

The St. Petersburg Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

About 30 minutes before John McCain is scheduled to lead a rally outside Raymond James Stadium, looks like maybe 1,000 people here. What's up with tha...

The Election and Art Swimming in my Head

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

As an artist, I have, like the rest of my species, huge antennas and right now I find it simply impossible to make or write or think about art and not think about the election.

How Would "Mad Men" Vote Tomorrow?

Erica Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Heller

Forever frozen in our minds in the early 60s, we can only wonder how our friends from Sterling Cooper, on a mad gust of nicotine, and pickled in booze, would vote tomorrow.

Stop the Last Big Lie

Toby Barlow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Toby Barlow

Obama's position is a whole lot better for coal miners than John McCain's, whose big energy solution is not coal, it's nuclear.

2.5 Million In North Carolina Have Voted Early

The Charlotte Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than 2.5 million N.C. voters cast their ballots early this year, more than doubling the previous record of 1.1 million, set in 2004. That's an a...

Barack Obama Is Smarter Than Us

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Obama campaign did not leak, and they did not squabble amongst themselves in public -- right there, two astounding feats that no other candidate in the race could manage.

How Will the Outcome of the Election Really Impact Reproductive Rights?

Nazca Fontes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nazca Fontes

It's hard to miss recent articles about the impact the next President will have on abortion, specifically the Roe v. Wade decision. But most of these discussions miss broader concerns...

Obama Needs You!

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Voters in many places are either being prevented from voting, tricked into fearful silence or otherwise hindered. So the only safe option for our country is a landslide victory for Obama!

What Do Undecided Women Want?

Joel B. Schwartzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joel B. Schwartzberg

There are roughly eight million more female voters than male, and more women than men say they are still undecided. Senator Hillary Clinton and Govern...

Viewers Guide To Election Night: Six Early States To Watch

ABC News | George Stephanopoulos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here are the six states to watch between 7pm and 8pm tomorrow night: Virginia and Indiana after the last polls close at 7pm, Ohio and North Carolina...

My Third Encounter with Barack Obama

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Rosenbaum

I came a way from this encounter with a profound sense of someone who had listened, absorbed, and didn't look over my shoulder for a guy who could write a bigger campaign check.

Rashid Khalidi: The Republicans' Latest Smear of Obama

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

What may indeed be behind these right-wing campaigns is not derailing Obama's almost inevitable election as president, but limiting his policy options after he becomes president.

Palin: No Press Conference, No Medical Records, No Big Surprise

Karen Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Russell

I think McCain will always be haunted by his impulsive pick of the unqualified and unvetted Palin. Especially if he loses. Oh well -- they'll always have St. Paul.

Election Countdown Clock

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The election is coming. Keep track of the countdown with our election clock, courtesy of Widgetbox. Get the Election Countdown Clock widget and man...

Final Predictions

Howard Schweber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Schweber

Electoral college: Obama 349. I have an even higher number in mind, but I'm afraid that if I try to type it my monitor will burst into flames.

Red State or Blue State: Your Vote Counts

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

If you're a Republican voter in a Democratic-leaning state, or a Democratic voter in Republican territory, is your vote in vain?

A Protester Displays His Fear of Obama

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Ross

This race has come down to two things that no amount of rational reason will resolve: Which is the United States of America more afraid of -- the economy failing, or the White House being occupied by a black man?

Family Values. Family Votes. Dear Pop...

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Family values are coming down to family voters. The upcoming holiday season may have an extra "awkward moment" or two after the election. My family ...

The November Surprise

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Pardon my paranoia, BUT ... There is little doubt that the Republican Party has for years included voter suppression as part of its ongoing strategy. ...

To Studs: With Love and Memories

Roger Ebert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roger Ebert

Studs was the most widely and deeply loved man I ever hope to know. If you met him, he was your friend.

L.A. Obama Supporter Attacked By McCain Volunteers In Front Of His Children (Update)

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

My friend Harry has two daughters aged five and eight who were with him when this attack occurred near Woodland Hills, a residential suburb of Los Angeles.

What Will We Do When It's Over? (VIDEO)

Tara Stiles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

A finance guy, an architect, a comedian, a poet, and a handful of others were sitting around the yoga studio, talking about the election. That sounds...

BOO!! Two Spine-Tingling Tales Of Terror

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

[Today's Hallowe'en column is in two ghastly parts -- one frightful, fingernail-chewing tale for each side of the corpse-ridden and zombified politica...