This November, Democrats will have chance to reconnect with ethnic voters and win support from them while still courting other key groups. It is not an either-or proposition.
The Ryan/Republican budget puts the 2014 midterm election in perspective. Americans will choose between a new congress that caters to the 1 percent or one that protects the 99 percent. We will choose between plutocracy or democracy.
There is more to our past success--and failures--than simply getting more women, minorities and young people to the polls. Turnout doesn't exist in a vacuum, and demographics aren't destiny.
The political discourse in India has never been more exciting than it is right now. With the entry of Aam Aadmi Party, politics has undergone a complete makeover over the past 1.5 years. From chaiwallahs to CEOs, everybody is taking a keen interest in politics.
Braving freezing rain and snow, protesters rallied in front of the MA State House to support the governor's work on climate issues so far and call for a ban on building new fossil fuel infrastructure in the state.
As D.C. voters cast their ballots this week, one of the most consequential votes for our city's future isn't even listed. That's because the D.C. Council and Mayor have determined that our city "isn't ready" to elect an attorney general.
Politicos have been tracking the U.S. Senate race in North Carolina like a pack of wild animals. And I don't blame them. Between Kay Hagan's increasi...
It is hard to imagine a more critical moment for an engaged citizenry to show up in great numbers and exercise one of our few remaining -- and rapidly eroding -- rights: the right to vote.
Attacking President Obama and claiming he can use executive orders to stop deportations is worse than counterproductive. It's misdirection from the real issue that is powering the deportation machine.
Let's face it -- establishment Republicans' influence is waning. The grassroots come out for individuals whose values they share. It's difficult to inspire confidence when your nominee continues to skip candidate forums across the entire state of North Carolina.
We elected you to make these changes. But, no true reform will ever precede election reform. This can be your legacy.
Elections are not decided by how many turn out, but rather who turns out, and it is at this juncture not at all clear whether the deep divisions within the Republican Party will reduce GOP turnout by a greater amount than the likely lower turnout of some key Democratic constituencies.
Are the Republicans in Congress determined to bestow upon President Obama "lame duck" status? Since they won back the House in 2010, it sure seems li...
Sometimes we need a reason to feel better, and that reason lies in upstate New York. Politics is highly imperfect even there, but politics are better there. The voters, their political parties, and their elected officials have kept politics local, and have made politics work.
Dale Schultz, a Republican state senator from Richland Center, Wis., has held his seat for 23 years, and served in the state assembly for 10 years before that. Now, Schultz has announced he won't be seeking re-election, citing the rise of dark money in politics in the wake of Citizens United.
2013 was a rough year, annus horribilis, for the regional economic bloc of 15 southern African states that collectively make up the Southern African Development Community.