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Voting Process At Forefront Of 2012 Election

Daniel Simon | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

These days the two parties can't agree on much. From poll results to the legitimacy of registered voters, the two parties' only common ground has beco...

The Battle To Control Poll Narratives

Daniel Simon | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

With the presidential election closing in, pollsters, donors and campaign officials from both parties are scrambling to get ahead of the narrative now...

GOP Governor Says No To 'Obama Way', Dems Say Pay-To-Play

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's (R) decision to headline a lobbyist-packed Republican Party fundraiser Monday evening is drawing criticism from state Demo...

John Celock

Republican Hopes 'Augmented Reality' Helps Effort | John Celock | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

A Florida Republican is pinning part of his hopes for a second term on using augmented reality, a new technology, as part of his campaign literature. ...

Lucia Graves

Elizabeth Warren Offers Support For Medical Marijuana | Lucia Graves | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren offered some support for legalizing medical marijuana in an interview Monday with Boston...

Obama's Surprise Opponent

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

A deer in Texas is showing support for GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney by repeatedly attacking a sign supporting opponent President Barack Obama ...

VIDEO: Voter Protection Or Voter Suppression?

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

During the 2012 election, the realities of voter suppression have become the new horse race. Where campaign coverage previously relished the focus on...

Will Romney's Plan Work?

William M. Rodgers, III | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
William M. Rodgers, III

I have resisted joining the chorus that is criticizing the Romney-Ryan campaign for their policy flip-flops, inconsistent and insensitive campaign sta...

Paul Ryan Rallies Amid 'Augmented Reality'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

A Florida mayor used a rally this past weekend with Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan to push a new advertising technology on the GOP tic...

How Will This Man With A Weed Tattoo On His Chest Affect The Senate?

Lucia Graves | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Lucia Graves

I first encountered Jonathan Dine on The New Republic's front page with what appeared to be a giant marijuana leaf tattooed on his pectorals. Dine ha...

Republican: Romney 47-Percent Comment Wrongly Worded

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

Republican U.S. Senate nominee, Wendy Long, told a state political news radio show Tuesday that Mitt Romney's "47 percent" comments could have been wo...

Romney's Dagger

Daniel Simon | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

Mitt Romney's tour of awkwardness continues. A video of Romney speaking to a group of donors at a $50,000-a-person fundraiser, where he described 47...

Occupy Wall Street: One Year Anniversary (VIDEO)

Krzysztof Piotrowski | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics
Krzysztof Piotrowski

In late September 2011, I found a story on Russia Today about a new protest movement called "Occupy Wall Street". After seeing the spectacle of boist...

Occupy Predicts Anniversary Resurgence

Mark Taylor-Canfield | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Mark Taylor-Canfield

As the anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement approaches on September 17th, occupy groups across the country are planning solidarity events. ...

GOPer Attacked In Porn Mailer Survives

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

The Republican New York state senator who was the subject of a pornographic advertisement has easily won his primary bid, while two fellow Republicans...

A Deafening Silence: The Convention, Children, And The Future Of The Country

James M. Hmurovich | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics
James M. Hmurovich

Over the past two weeks, both major political parties gave their vision for the country's future. What they didn't do was talk about the welfare of al...

VIDEO: Pro-Life Rally At The 2012 DNC

Krzysztof Piotrowski | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Krzysztof Piotrowski

Pro-Life activists gather outside of the Democratic National Convention to rally against abortion....

In Charlotte, Not The Usual Protestor Problems

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
John Wellington Ennis

The political conventions have become a reliable playing field for protesters from all walks of life to gather outside the conventions where their voi...

Creative Coalition Takes The Patron Express To The DNC

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 11.11.2012 | Arts
John Wellington Ennis

At the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, the art of hospitality, celebrity sighting, and charitable causes converged at the Patron Express ...

As He Returns To Prison, Don Siegelman Still Seeks Justice (Video)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Today I received an email from Dana Siegelman, sharing her sad situation--she was about to drive 485 miles to take her father, the former Governor of ...

Video: Michelle Obama Gets DNC Women's Caucus 'Fired Up And Ready To Go'

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

The War on Women has been raging nationwide with Tea Party-controlled state legislatures and governors signing into law multiple bills that attack wom...

VIDEO: Occupy Wall Street At The DNC

Krzysztof Piotrowski | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics
Krzysztof Piotrowski

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Protesters marched on the Bank of America headquarters during the Democratic National Convention to speak out against "corporate gre...

Video: Unable To Attend President's Speech, Obama Fans Fill The Streets Of Charlotte

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

Thousands of people crowded the sidewalks of Charlotte on the last night of the Democratic National Convention. Originally scheduled for the Bank of A...

Talking Women's Rights At The DNC

Krzysztof Piotrowski | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Krzysztof Piotrowski

Delegates and others speak about issues relating to women's rights, such as abortion and female contraception....

Meet The LGBT Delegates At The 2012 Democratic Convention

Krzysztof Piotrowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Krzysztof Piotrowski

For the first time in history the LGBT community has a delegate from every state present at the DNC. The total number is around 550, up 200 from the 2...