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2010 Kansas Senate Election:
Republican Primary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KS-Sen: Republican Primary

Friday Talking Points [131] -- Democratic Campaign Advice

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This week, Congress -- moving with its usual less-than-blinding speed -- passed a Wall Street reform bill, a mere two years after the crisis hit. Wal...

2010 Georgia Gubernatorial Election:
Democratic Primary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GA-Gov: Democratic Primary

2010 Georgia Gubernatorial Election:
Republican Primary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GA-Gov: Republican Primary

GA: 2010 Gov Primaries (Mason-Dixon 7/8-13)

Harry Enten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Enten

Mason-Dixon / Georgia Newspaper Partnership 7/8-13/20; 400 likely Republican primary voters, 5% margin of error 400 likely Democratic primary voters, ...

AL: 2010 Rep Gov Runoff (Baselice/PSA 7/5)

Harry Enten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Enten

Public Strategy Associates (R) / Baselice & Associates (R) 7/5/10; 1,003 highly likely Republican primary runoff voters, 3.1% margin of error Mode: Li...

Friday Talking Points [122] -- Bikini Bottom Update

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Since it's the Friday after month's-end, the new monthly unemployment numbers were released today. Which adds another bar to the "bikini bottom" char...

Tea Party Midterm Update

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Tea Party candidates suffered defeats in yesterday's primaries in Indiana, Ohio, and North Carolina, but are enjoying varying degrees of success in Florida, Kentucky, and Utah. It's going to be an interesting election season to watch.

North Carolina Primary Election Results 2010: Democratic Runoff, GOP Picks State Senator Burr

Associated Press / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In North Carolina, first-term Republican Sen. Richard Burr, whose public approval numbers are lower than expected, easily won his party's nomination. ...

North Carolina: Afghanistan Destroys Another Candidate

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Mull

This isn't about insider partisan purges and who has beltway money, It's very clear, and it's very mainstream. If you take the outsider, radical position and support the war in Afghanistan, you're toast.

There is a Clear Choice on Education in the CO Senate Primary

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

The 2010 Colorado Democratic Senate Primary signifies two different directions in education in our country. Let's have a closer look at each candidate's claims and philosophy on education.

How not to hold on to a Democratic US Senate seat (VIDEO)

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

The teachers who worked under Michael Bennet's tenure as the Denver Public Schools Superintendent have some choice words about his re-election efforts to the Senate.

Teacher: Some Denver Teachers Would "Vote Republican" Before Voting for Bennet (VIDEO)

Kelly Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kelly Maher

Listen to the interview below with two teachers at the recent Colorado Education Association delegate assembly (held at the Marriott Tech Center). Best political threat ever. I'll take it.

South Carolina Sleaze: A Redundancy

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

Citizens in South Carolina are disenfranchised by the unrelentingly dirty politics that seem to be as much a part of the state's fabric as textile plants.

Tea Partying's First Anniversary

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

One way or another the Tea Party's future prospects are likely to hinge on whether their decentralized nature turns out to be their strongest point, or their weakest.

2010 South Carolina Gubernatorial Election:
Republican Primary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SC-Gov: Republican Primary

What Did Senator Bennet Know and What Was His Involvement?

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

If you are tired of candidates bankrolled by special interests and play-to-pay politics, consider supporting the grassroots and people powered candidate in this primary, Andrew Romanoff.

2010 Connecticut Gubernatorial Election:
Republican Primary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CT-Gov: Republican Primary

The F Word: Bubba Goes to Arkansas

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

OK, so in case anyone was wondering where the White House stands vis-a-vis its base these days, the defeat of Lieutenant Governor Bill Halter makes it...

Primary Results 2010: June 8 Elections

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An overview of primary results from the June 8, 2010 elections. CALIFORNIA GOP Senate Primary: Meg Whitman, the billionaire former chief executive...

Rethink Afghanistan: How Long Is Now?

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Mull

The truth is that the situation isn't really all that depressing. The problems are complex, confusing, and paralyzing, but the solutions are actually quite simple.

Exceptional Democracy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If America is truly supposed to be exceptional in all things, why do other countries -- almost without exception -- decide our governmental structure isn't really for them, when it comes time to choose?

SC: 2010 Gov Primary (PPP 6/5-6)

Harry Enten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Enten

Public Policy Polling (D) 6/5-6/10; 998 likely Republican primary voters, 3.1% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (PPP release) South Carolina 20...

Friday Talking Points [126] -- We'd Like Our Gulf Back

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The mainstream media, led by the intrepid White House press corps, closely followed by the inside-the-Beltway punditocracy, has declared what must hap...

Whose White House? Obama's or Rahm's?

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

As we all now know, a second alleged job 'dangle' was made by the White House to a potential Senate primary candidate -- this time it was Andrew Romanoff.