There is way too much money in politics trying to drown out the voices of everyday Americans. The only way to push back against all that money is to vote! But come Election Day, that won't be possible unless you're registered.
If democracy is to endure, it's time for the non-elites to recognize that class warfare is being waged against them and rigorously fight back. It isn't just their material well-being that's at stake, it is also their freedom and our democracy.
Does the form seem long? It is really not that bad. Trouble getting to the polls? You can elect absentee.
The GOP is working desperately to deny the right to vote to citizens it doesn't like. You know, poor people, black people, Hispanic people, old people, female people, especially people it believes are inclined to vote for Democrats.
Thinking of voting this November? A certain party might like you to reconsider... (Hint: It's spelled "G-O-P.") ...
Congress followed up their recent five-week vacation with almost two whole weeks of actually doing their jobs, so to reward themselves they're now going to take off on another vacation. Until mid-November.
Ohio Secretary of State candidate Nina Turner has spent her entire career fighting for working families, stronger schools, and elections that allow all people to cast their ballot fairly, conveniently, and securely. We can support Nina and other down ballot candidates that have the ability to win if we would just show up.
Wisconsin has become one of the country's most hostile states for voters. Courts change, though, and so does the law. But what can never be undone is the denial of an eligible voter's right to vote in this election because they could not navigate Wisconsin's constantly changing election laws and procedures.
Today, the U.S. Constitution celebrates its 227th birthday. For more than half those years -- 115 to be exact -- residents of overseas U.S. territories have been denied full and equal membership as part of We the People. Now it is time to recognize that these citizens deserve to be treated as full and equal members of We the People.
Low voter participation opens the door for elected officials to feel less accountable to the public and, often, more beholden to the special interests that support them. Whether you are on the left or the right, you have to agree that that's bad for everybody.
With all the pressures on any restaurant regarding food costs and profits, how did they dare make this move? How could they justify the costs? Ready for it? Here is the magic formula revealed.
Your goal is to wake up the day after the election with no regrets. So rather than asking "what if?" 51 days from now, candidates, ask these 30 questions today.
When we look at the situation in Ferguson, Missouri and the tragic death of Michael Brown, we are reminded of the importance of who we elect to our city councils, who sits on our local board of education committees, who we pick to represent us in Congress, in the Senate and more.
Three weeks after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, the CERD published a scathing report detailing how the U.S. has failed to fulfill its legal obligations under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. Since the U.S. ratified this treaty, it is part of U.S. law.
Though slow and unsteady, the gradual expansion of voting rights in the United States has been one of our country's most significant achievements. But now, groups of politicians and their supporters, seeking to steer outcomes of elections in their favor, are working to restrict access to voting.
As a gay man who has spent the last decade working to advance marriage equality, I cheer "yaaaas" with each new marriage victory. And yet, I know that our momentum will quickly be stunted if we sit out the November elections.