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Mid Term Election

Republicans Fear Paying a Price for Attacks on Interests of African Americans

Robert Creamer | Posted 12.30.2014 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Community and civil rights organizations are exhorting African American voters to go to the polls in the mid-term elections by pointing out that when African Americans don't vote they get outcomes like Ferguson, Missouri. Republicans think that reference to Ferguson is "inflammatory." It's not the least bit "inflammatory."

Is One Good Congress Too Much to Ask?

William S. Becker | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics
William S. Becker

I wonder what Jefferson would think of our Congress today, or of the voters who tolerate it. I wonder what it would feel like to be proud of our government again.

Course Correction Needed for Democrats in the 2014 Mid-Terms

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

The Democratic Party mid-term election response to Chief Justice Roberts' decision should not be to try to match dollar for dollar Republican Super PAC money, but instead to engage in a massive grassroots voter turnout.

Filmmaker Goes Undercover to Expose Corporate Links to the Tea Party (VIDEO)

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kevin Grandia

Taki Oldham examines the role corporate-funded grassroots groups (known as 'astroturf') have played in the recent health-care and climate debates and their central role in the tea party movement.

"Picture of the Week": Palin's Plain Mean

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

Having thrown her weight behind several winning primary candidates this week while also drawing media attention for her oily Obama taunts, this Sara...

Anti-Incumbent Sentiment At Record Levels, Economy No. 1 Issue In 2010 (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Anti-incumbency sentiment is at unprecedented levels, according to a recent USA Today-Gallup survey, spelling trouble for the Democratic majority in C...