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Presidential Primaries

Why Turnout in the Presidential Primaries Was Dismally Low

Todd Phillips | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics
Todd Phillips

It makes no sense to cling to a broken system that was never meant to be. We must be open to innovative solutions. After all, isn't innovation what Americans are best at? This is our opportunity to fix democracy and to make it better.

Greatest Show on Earth: How the GOP Primaries Became a 3-Ring Circus

Nick Spare | Posted 07.24.2012 | Teen
Nick Spare

From Donald Trump to Newt Gingrich's moon colony, the Republicans that have left their mark on the 2012 primaries bear an uncanny resemblance to the quirky gaggle of dinner guests in Dinner for Schmucks.

Politicians Are Just Like High School Students

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 05.07.2012 | Comedy
Patrick O'Connor

I've decided it's time to amend the United States Constitution. From now on, the only people who get to vote are school counselors. This came to me after three weeks of nonstop phone calls to my house from presidential candidates.

How Santorum Blew It

Michael J. O'Neil | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Michael J. O'Neil

Santorum has apparently taken a pass on the opportunity to deliver a potentially devastating double knockout to Romney (Michigan and Arizona). And it is now probably too late for him to reverse this

Democrats To Revise Presidential Primary Rules

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The presidential primary process is flawed and needs to be fixed, the Democratic National Committee says. A committee has issued recommendations that ...

Can Obama Appeal to White Rural Men?

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The notion that Obama "can't appeal" to white rural men sells short both Barack Obama and white men who live in rural America. It also flies in the face of the facts.

Obama Donors: We Showed You The Money, Now Show Us Good Poll Numbers

Washington Post | Perry Bacon Jr. and Matthew Mosk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

While the candidates for the White House will spend the next week furiously raising money in advance of their next financial reporting deadline, the m...