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Election 2000

"The Lesser of Two Evils" and Why Progressives Often Lose

Bob Cesca | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

There comes a time during just about every general election cycle when a faction of progressive Democratic voters begin to harrumph and gripe about the two party system. Specifically, the following remark jumps back into popular discourse: "we're choosing between the lesser of two evils."

Republicans Vote To Kill Independent Election Commission Set Up After Bush vs. Gore

The Hill | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans on the Committee on House Administration have voted to eliminate the independent commission that was established to address election probl...


Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


The Conservative Movement Has Launched World War Z

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

We're way beyond laughing at people who believe reality has a liberal bias. These people aren't funny -- they are scary, and they should be seen as a threat that needs to be confronted.

New Yorkers Count Too

Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hanna Ingber Win

I was so close to not voting. I live in New York, it doesn't really matter anyway. But then the guilt built up inside of me. What would I say when my grandchildren asked about this historic election?

Election Results Will Devastate Half the Country

Judy Muller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judy Muller

On November 5th, one of these two candidates is going to have to take the devastated, bruised, outraged feelings of millions of Americans and make them believe that they still have a vital voice in this democracy.

McCain Ditched Debate In 2000 When He Was Down In Primary Polls, FLASHBACK

SF Chronicle | Carla Marinucci, John Wildermuth, Chronicle Political Writers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With new polls showing his campaign dead in the water among California Republicans, Arizona Sen. John McCain has pulled out of a long-scheduled debate...