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The Tea Party Are Just Bullies

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

The similarities between Paladino's political posturing and school yard bullying cannot be ignored; the Tea Party will continue to recruit bullies and those attracted to them.

The Way Things Ought to Be

Jim Lichtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Lichtman

While floods of money in our politics is the reality we live in, I don't think we should settle for this.

Election 2010: Democrats Retreat

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Paladino's Dog Dukes It Out Like dog, like owner: Carl Paladino's pitbull attacked a passing Labrador yesterday after Paladino addressed a crowd of T...

Mark Blumenthal

Colorado Polls Confirm Tea Party-Backed Candidate's Lead Against Dem | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Perhaps it's the calm before the storm, but the first weekend of October brought only a smattering of new statewide polls that confirm Republican adva...

Meg Whitman's Big Fat Latino Problem

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

For a crowd that is fond of claiming that there are American citizens willing to work as nannies, grape pickers and meat packers, Whitman has shown how dependent our country is on immigrant labor.

Brown and Whitman Face-Off: Many Differences, Few Surprises

Jessica Levinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jessica Levinson

We could perhaps see Whitman as the unfailingly organized schoolmarm, and Brown as the rebel rousing student. Perhaps their only area of agreement is that California is in a bind.

CT-Gov: 50% Malloy (D), 40% Foley (R) (Rasmussen 9/26)

Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emily Swanson

Rasmussen 9/26/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Connecticut 2010 Governor 50% Malloy (D), 40% F...

Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

The Senate vote against the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell," was more than a repudiation of equal rights for our gay and lesbian citizens; it was downright unpatriotic.

It's Their Party

Neil McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Neil McCarthy

The country is in desperate need of moderate Republicans, nowhere more so than here in New York. The GOP has morphed into the Tea Party, an amalgam of the very angry and the apparently inept.

2010 New York Gubernatorial General Election:
Carl Paladino (R) vs Andrew Cuomo (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NY-Gov: Paladino (R) vs Cuomo (D)

Friday Talking Points [137] -- Listen To Westen And Lakoff, Democrats!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Last week, I heard an interesting take on the political scene: that both parties seem to be trying mightily to lose the upcoming midterm elections. R...

2010 Tennesee Governor General Election:
Bill Haslam (R) vs Mike McWherter (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TN-Gov: Haslam (R) vs McWherter (D)

2010 Hawaii Governor General Election:
Duke Aiona (R) vs Neil Abercrombie (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HI-Gov: Aiona vs Abercrombie

2010 Oklahoma Governor General Election:
Mary Fallin (R) vs Jari Askins (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OK-Gov: Fallin (R) vs Askins (D)

2010 Utah Governor General Election:
Gov. Gary Herbert (R) vs Peter Corroon (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UT-Gov: Herbert (R) vs Corroon (D)

2010 South Dakota Governor General Election:
Dennis Daugaard (R) vs Scott Heidepriem (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SD-Gov: Daugaard (R) vs Heidepriem (D)

2010 Nebraska Gubernatorial General Election:
Gov. Dave Heineman (R) vs. Mike Meister (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NE-Gov: Heineman (R) vs Meister (D)

2010 Wyoming Gubernatorial General Election:
Matt Mead (R) vs. Leslie Petersen (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WY-Gov: Mead (R) vs Petersen (D)

2010 Idaho Gubernatorial General Election:
Gov. Butch Otter (R) vs. Keith Allred (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ID-Gov: Otter (R) vs Allred (D)

2010 Oregon Gubernatorial General Election:
Chris Dudley (R) vs John Kitzhaber (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OR-Gov: Dudley (R) vs Kitzhaber (D)

2010 Minnesota Gubernatorial General Election:
Tom Emmer (R) vs Mark Dayton (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MN-Gov: Emmer (R) vs Dayton (D)

2010 Maine Gubernatorial General Election:
Paul LePage (R) vs Libby Mitchell (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ME-Gov: LePage (R) vs Mitchell (D)

2010 Georgia Gubernatorial General Election:
Nathan Deal (R) vs Roy Barnes (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GA-Gov: Deal (R) vs Barnes (D)

2010 Colorado Gubernatorial General Election:
Dan Maes (R) vs John Hickenlooper (D) vs Tom Tancredo (i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CO-Gov: Maes (R) vs Hickenlooper (D) vs Tancredo (i)

2010 Rhode Island Gubernatorial General Election:
John Robitaille (R) vs Frank Caprio (D) vs Lincoln Chafee (i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RI-Gov: Robitaille (R) vs Caprio (D) vs Chafee (i)