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Dem Congressman Makes Appeal To Young Voters

Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) is starring in a new video urging young people to exercise the right to vote. As part of a campaign from

Does The Homeless Vote Have Swaying Power?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 12.15.2012 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Every four years, some new American demographic group gets their 15 minutes of fame during the Presidential election cycle. Also known as the swing vo...

New Americans, New Voters, New Politics

Manuel Pastor | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Manuel Pastor

If both parties take every vote seriously, then they'll need to listen to the concerns of newly naturalized voters. That means less partisan politicking and more common ground solutions when discussing immigration, immigrants, and the future of our nation.

Will You Make the Choice and Honor the Right to Vote?

Benny Napoleon | Posted 10.09.2012 | Detroit
Benny Napoleon

I encourage you to consider what voting means to you, your family, our community, our state and our nation. Don't give up your vote because you're disturbed by the rhetoric. Your voice needs to be heard in this election!

Spin the Vote Video: EDM Votes!

Becca Frucht | Posted 12.09.2012 | Impact
Becca Frucht

Spin the Vote (a project of Rock the Vote and Insomniac Events) and some of the biggest EDM artists in the world want you to know how important it is ...

Online Obama Ads Target Voter Registration In Vegas

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama campaign is running online advertisements on a number of major news websites covering the Las Vegas area ahead of Nevada's Satu...

Jessica Alba: Change 'Can Happen In Washington'

Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Actress Jessica Alba is encouraging youth voters to "unite" and "make a difference" in a new video for Our Time. "The more that we get together and...

Vote to Have Your Say: Register Now

Erik Opsal | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics
Erik Opsal

Everyone's voice does matter. Don't like the job Obama is doing? Let him know. Not happy with Romney's policies? Have your say. if you think you're vote doesn't matter, think again. Voting is not only a right, it's a civic duty.

Women Voters Want to Know Candidates' Records, Not Slogans

Linda Hallman | Posted 12.04.2012 | Women
Linda Hallman

If women are powerful enough to determine the outcome of the election -- and we know that we are -- then we must use that power to hold all legislators accountable to the promises they've made.

Fraud Found!

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

In the best of all possible worlds for which the Republicans were searching in their zeal to find fraud, they would have found dead Democrats voting, non-citizens voting, live Democrats voting twice, etc. Instead they found fraud being committed by themselves.

It's Time To Ask Our Friends And Family For LGBT Equality

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 12.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

Long ago I heard a group of national pollsters give their verdict on the most effective strategy to turn out LGBT-supportive voters: People came out to vote for our rights when an LGBT friend or family member personally asked them. So let's ask.

Union Makes Ambitious Push That Could Boost Obama

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The AFL-CIO says it has registered more than 450,000 new voters from union households over the past 18 months, part of an ambitious push...

Bill Clinton: GOP Taking Away Students' Rights | Posted 10.04.2012 | College

Former President Bill Clinton is telling college students in the battleground state of New Hampshire that they have the right to vote either where the...

GOP-Linked Voter Registration Group Draws Probe

AP | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Florida Department of Law Enforcement began an investigation Wednesday into alleged fraud involving a company hired by the st...

'TOON: There's One (Voter) In Every Bunch

Posted 10.03.2012 | Latino Voices

The recent release of Pew Hispanic Research's latest findings, that there are 24 million eligible Latino voters, has the political classes chattering,...

More Sketchy Details About GOP Voter Registration Group Uncovered

Miami Herald | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE -- Nathan Sproul was hardly unknown when his firm, Strategic Allied Consulting, was hired over the summer to register voters for the Repub...

To Vote or Not to Vote? Why is that Even a Question?

Claire Amber | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Claire Amber

Though it may seem like ages ago, let's remember our history. Let's remember that women, African Americans and immigrants were all shut out of the voting polls, at one point in time.

[LISTEN] Jersey Students' BIG Voter Registration Goal | Posted 12.02.2012 | College

On Election Day in 2008, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 42% of the nation's youth was not registered to vote. A student group in New Jersey hope...

Nas To Voters: 'We Have The Power'

Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

Nas is urging young people to register to vote in a new video for "The future of this country is in the hands of young people," Nas sa...

YouTube Video Links Alleged GOP Voter Fraud Firm To Colorado

Posted 10.01.2012 | Denver

The young woman in a video that was uploaded to YouTube more than a week ago who is seen registering voters in El Paso County, Colorado and admits to ...

Down on Downtown, Gangbanging for Manning, Frozen Dead Guy Relocation Program & Westword's Altweekly Coup

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 11.29.2012 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

Fresh off a Diatribe photo shoot with Mark Manger, Vanessa, Ron, Joel, and Josh descend down the rabbit hole of Denver news for the week of September 24, 2012.

Tea Party Leader Pushes College Voting Change

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

The Tea Party speaker of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, William O'Brien (R-Mont Vernon), is asking a state court to force the state attor...

The Young and the Disenfranchised

Alex Palombo | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Alex Palombo

This election cycle seems to be fraught with the idea of voter fraud. The idea that thousands of unregistered or wrongly registered voters would stuff the ballot box and sway the electoral college away from a "true" winner.

Half Of Young Adults Not Sure They're Registered To Vote

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

The youth vote, which turned out in near-record numbers four years ago, may reach a 16-year low in 2012, according to a report released Friday by the ...

For Latinos, the Arithmetic Is On Our Side

Eliseo Medina | Posted 11.28.2012 | Latino Voices
Eliseo Medina

History is only weeks away. It is eagerly waiting for us to write our passage as the first population of Latino voters to demonstrate the unprecedented strength of our numbers and the determination behind our voices.