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2014 Elections

In 2014, Republicans Are All About 'Obamacare,' But Dems Won't Touch It

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso & Christine Conetta | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

As the saying goes, it’s all in the name. Obamacare is no exception. Back in 2013, a CNBC poll showed that despite the fact that they’re the s...

Rick Weiland vs. Mike Rounds vs. Larry Pressler Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For South Dakota Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Rick Weiland vs. Mike Rounds vs. Larry Pressler Senate race? One that will give you an unbiase...

Pat Roberts vs. Greg Orman Nonpartisan Candidate Guide for Kansas Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Pat Roberts vs. Greg Orman Senate race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues?

Urgency of Now: Why We Must Vote

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 10.20.2014 | Black Voices
Rev. Al Sharpton

With continued officer-involved shootings, attempts at voter suppression, and ongoing racial and economic disparities, it is easy to push voting to the side. But it is precisely because of tragedies like the deaths of young Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in Staten Island, and because of an unequal educational and employment system, that we need to show up at the polls.

Rick Scott vs. Charlie Crist Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Florida Governor's Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Rick Scott vs. Charlie Crist Governor's race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That's what our Campus Election Engagement Project guide will give you!

Nathan Deal vs. Jason Carter Nonpartisan Candidate Guide for Georgia Governor's Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Nathan Deal vs. Jason Carter Governor's race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That's what our Campus Election Engagement Project guide will give you!

Mike Ross vs. Asa Hutchinson Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Arkansas Governor's Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Mike Ross vs. Asa Hutchinson Governor's race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That's what our Campus Election Engagement Project guide will give you!

Doug Ducey vs. Fred DuVal vs. Barry Hess Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Arizona Governor's Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Doug Ducey vs. Fred DuVal vs. Barry Hess Governor's race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That's what our Campus Election Engagement Project guide will give you!

Lessons Not Learned: Polling Latino Voters, 2014 Colorado Edition

Latino Decisions | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics
Latino Decisions

The challenges of polling Latino voters have received less attention in 2014, because there are fewer competitive states and districts this cycles where Latinos are positioned to be influential. A notable exception is Colorado.

Mark Begich vs. Dan Sullivan -- Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Alaska Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Here are the issue-by-issue stands for Mark Begich and Dan Sullivan, with additional links at the bottom for each candidate if you'd like to dig deeper.

Sean Parnell vs. Bill Walker Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Alaska Governor's Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Here are the issue-by-issue stands for Sean Parnell and Bill Walker, with additional links at the bottom for each candidate if you'd like to dig deeper.

Bob Beauprez vs. John Hickenlooper Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Colorado Governor's Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Bob Beauprez vs. John Hickenlooper Governor's race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That's what our Campus Election Engagement Project guide will give you!

Rick Scott Denies That He Didn't Want To Debate Charlie Crist Over Electric Fan

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harvard | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics

It took seven minutes for Gov. Rick Scott (R) to walk on stage for Wednesday night’s Florida gubernatorial debate against Democratic opponent Charli...

McCain Blasts Dem As 'Not Well-Informed'

AP | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Senate needs Thom Tillis because of leadership skills he exhibited as North Carolina House speaker, John McCain said...

2014 Elections Will Also Be a Referendum on GOP

Kevin Price | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics
Kevin Price

Millions of Americans are frustrated by the Obama Administration. This movement is largely defined as the "Tea Party movement" but there are millions of other Americans that would simply describe themselves as disgruntled with the Administration as we go into the 2014 elections.

GOP Gov's Desperation And Deceit Exposed

FactCheck.org | Brooks Jackson | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. We’ve noticed that the most deceitful attack ads often come from candidates who are most ...

McConnell, Grimes Both Flub Facts In Battle Over Uninsured

FactCheck.org | Lori Robertson | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes disagreed at their Oct. 13 debate...

Nasty Attacks Dominate Airwaves In Senate Battleground States

Center for Public Integrity | Dave Levinthal | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

This story was published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. Editor...

People's Opinions On Voter ID Laws Can Be Racialized Thanks To One Image

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

A new study reveals a disturbing truth about voter ID laws -- which require individuals to show identification before they are allowed to cast a vote ...

McConnell Claims To Have 'Shocking' Video Proving Grimes Is Lying. He Doesn't.

FactCheck.org | Robert Farley | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Sen. Mitch McConnell claims in a TV ad to have “shocking” video evidence from Alison Lu...

History Shows Voters Make Statements in Midterm Elections

Bill Schneider | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics
Bill Schneider

Republicans are trying to put together all of the country's current problems -- illegal immigration, Islamic radicalism, the Ebola virus -- into one big anti-Obama package. The campaign may work. Why?

Whisper Users Reveal Their Secret Reasons For Going To The Ballot Box

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

The 2014 elections are quickly approaching, and there's no one reason to head to the ballot box. HuffPost Politics asked Whisper to reach out to i...

Ryan J. Reilly

Appeals Court Reinstates 'Poll Tax' Texas Voter ID Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

A federal appeals court on Tuesday put on hold a ruling striking down a controversial Texas voter ID law, based “primarily” on the approaching ele...

Progressive Group Demands Alison Lundergan Grimes Remove Ad

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes is in deep water with progressives and immigration advocates after her campaign ran an ad calling ...

Hillary Clinton Cracks A Pot Joke

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton cracked a pot joke while campaigning with Sen. Mark Udall in Colorado, where it's legal to smoke marijuana. ...