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Midterm Elections 2010

If Every Decision Required A Political Campaign | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Now that the midterm elections are over, which means no more annoying political ads or pressure to vote for two more years! Imagine if everyday things...

Young Republicans May Be More Excited About Midterm Elections

The Daily Pennsylvanian | By Victor Gamez | Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 1:16 Am | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A recent poll suggests that, contrary to popular belief, young Republicans may be more enthusiastic than their Democratic peers -- at least in the upc...

Midterm Election Postmortem: Mike Bloomberg, Sarah Palin and Alvin Greene

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

Bloomberg is a lot more viable than people in the Northeast would like to think. If he is running because he thinks he can pull the Republicans back or make a viable third party movement, he poses a major threat to the Democrats.

Post-Midterm Elections' 'Moment of Truth'

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

The White House is stuck in some parallel universe disconnected from reality. They still think the president's problem was one of developing a more effective way of communicating his message. The problem is the message, not it's communication.

It Takes a Movement: Why a 'Movement' Is Necessary -- Part 3

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Social change does not ultimately rest on who is in the White House, but a movement outside D.C. What we need to re-learn now is the choreography of the "outside/inside dance" that real social change always requires.

Hell With Congress -- We Need a Movement!

Bill Moyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Moyer

Change was never going to originate in Washington, D.C. Change is always catalyzed by social movements. The legitimate anger that animates the Tea Partiers may be misplaced, but most of us share their outrage at the system.

What, Me Worry?

R.O. Blechman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
R.O. Blechman


The One Thing

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

There is only one thing that will help revive this economy right now and give working-class homeowners some tangible benefits: getting these underwater mortgages written down so that people can stay in their homes.

Progressives Battle Pundits, White House Over Next Steps for Dems

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

Yesterday, the battle for the future of the Democratic Party really began. The opening volleys focused around the wildly conflicting narratives and lessons about the meaning of the GOP drubbing of Democrats.

We Need to Create Trust

Michael Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Roth

Our frustration with Obama's leadership has not just been disappointment with specific policies that haven't worked. The frustration and the anger seem also to come from a feeling of betrayal -- feeling that we trusted the wrong guy.

The REAL Winners And Losers Of The 2010 Midterm Elections (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The 2010 election will be endlessly analyzed for weeks on end: Why did the Democrats lose the House? What was the significance of the Tea Party? Will ...

Amanda Terkel

Election 2010 Winners And Losers | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you were keeping up with our election coverage last night, you probably already know that the results of this year's midterm election are already r...

Ballot Intiative Victory Points to Next Possible Casualty for Unions: Project Labor Agreements

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Elk

San Diego voted in favor of a ballot initiative that forbids unions from negotiating PLAs on construction projects financed by the county government. Now anti-union contractors are hoping to go nationwide in their attacks against them.

Elections 2010: Trends & Themes To Watch On Decision Day

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Voters in all fifty states are heading to the polls on Tuesday to decide the outcome of numerous midterm election races, marking the end to a hard-fou...

The 13 Best Political Parodies Of The 2010 Midterm Elections (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Election day is finally here, and if the hundreds of political campaign ads didn't affect which way you'll vote, a parody of a political campaign ad j...

Top Flip-Floppers & Position Backtrackers Of 2010 Campaign

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The 2010 midterm election has produced no shortage of flip-flops from candidates on a wide range of isses. Striking position shifts made in this year...

Chris Matthews: Democrats Will Watch MSNBC On Election Night

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC will be battling CNN and Fox News for ratings dominance on the night of the midterm elections next week, but, on his show Tuesday, "Hardball" ho...

Ready for Election Day? Take GOTV Campaign Boot Camp Quiz

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Over the next 7 days, last-minute campaigning will separate winners from losers. To convince people to exercise our right to vote, you must flex your organizing muscle. Take the Campaign Boot Camp GOTV Quiz and make sure you're in top shape to succeed.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Plutocracy

Beth Broderick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Broderick

America has apparently not gotten the memo that our democracy is for sale. It seems the saps plan to have their vote counted, and last I looked it is votes that we count here... not coins.

Hilarious Mock Campaign Ad Boasts Platform Of 'Willful Ignorance' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

From UCB Comedy comes this hilarious mock campaign ad for Michael Sharp, a "candidate" for U.S. Senate with one of the most original campaign strategi...

Students Are Voting Again to Build a Movement

Lindsay McCluskey | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Lindsay McCluskey

Students are voting again in 2010 because we're building a movement. It is a movement to make education a right and has been a driving force behind social progress for decades.

Vote Again 2010: Why You Should Hit The Polls

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Today is a huge day for youth politics. An unprecedented coalition of youth groups and media partners have come together to create a social media prog...

Senate Midterm Election Overview

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Nevada will most likely be the closest-watched race because Harry Reid may be in trouble. Helping his chances is the candidate he's now running against, who is about the Tea-Partiest Tea Party candidate running.