While those attack ads likely cost some Democratic members of Congress their jobs in 2012, a new report indicates that, crazy as it sounds, those ads may have contributed to the success of the health care legislation this year.
This ad will likely be followed by other companies' ads -- all competing freely in a marketplace for customers -- which means it does represent a historic turning point.
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When important recreational fish populations, a growing sector of the Appalachian economy and the health of Appalachian people clearly depend on strong water quality protections, the president's spirit of compromise should not extend to compromising on science.
The midterm electorate is comprised of the most passionate voters - devoted and engaged political activists who write letters to editors, blog, volunt...
What should Democrats take away from Warren's visit to Kentucky? And what does it tell Hillary Clinton? It demonstrates Bill's old-fashioned triangulation -- the means by which the Democratic Party moved itself toward the corporate right -- has passed its sell-by date, even in Bill's native South.
Battery cages are the cruelest of all factory farming systems, are illegal across the European Union. California should be celebrated, not sued, for taking a stand against these inhumane practices.
I see the ACA's positive impact first-hand in my home state, a place whose collective poor health has long been jeopardizing the lives and financial security of hard-working families who can't seem to get ahead.
How is it that two states with such important primary campaigns in which large amounts of money were spent failed to attract more voters? How much are campaigns spending to get voters to the polls these days?
In eastern Kentucky, many children lack the tools to escape the depths of poverty due to the struggling educational structures in place.
A doctoral student at Columbia University complains that political scientists have been ignoring the 25 million residents of Appalachia. He is correct.
"This is a historic day," Commissioner Comer declared. "We've done something that no one thought we could do a year-and-a-half ago. We legalized industrial hemp and we've proven that it's an agricultural crop and not a drug."
I lost my religion like one loses a beloved family member: with denial, bargaining, acceptance, then grief. I long for a world where we don't have to choose between our individual freedom and the collective strength provided by our religion.
No matter the outcome -- whether Republicans gain control or Democrats narrowly retain it -- it is worth taking a look at the underlying dynamics of the Senate field for the next two election cycles.