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Republican-Backed Electoral College Scheme Advances

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Jim Nolan | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Legislation that would apportion Virginia's electoral votes by the winner of each congressional district, instead of the current winner-take-all syste...

2012 Likely To Be Close, But Not This Close

The Huffington Post | Ian Gray | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

With national polls showing President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney running neck-and-neck heading into Election Day, a ...

Obama's Path To 270

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's Election 2012 hopes ride on holding serve in several key states. As of Monday, polls had Obama on pace to reach the 270 ...

Presidential Race, Interrupted (Even In Colorado)

AP | DAVID ESPO and JULIE PACE | Posted 12.30.2012 | Denver

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney edged back into active campaigning on Tuesday while President Barack Obama stayed cl...

A Question For the 73% of White Evangelicals Who Say They're Voting for Romney

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

According to polls 73 percent of WHITE evangelicals will be voting for Mitt Romney. If the polls are correct here's the question I'd like to ask evangelicals using their own style of language/concerns/theological thinking as applied to their choice.

The Economy, Outsourcing Jobs and Higher Education

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 10.06.2012 | Education
William B. Bradshaw

We rely on our universities to be on the cutting edge of academic excellence. Yet, our educational institutions are outsourcing to people in foreign countries something as fundamental to education as grading term papers and final exams.

Election Day 2010 LIVE

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Keep up with the official midterm election results as they come in on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, right here with our Election Results Live blog. We'll up...

Dems Seat Flip Could Mean Gridlock In The State Senate

Daily Intel | By: | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As unthinkable as it may seem that New York's State Senate really could get any worse, it actually could if today's vote results in a single Democrati...

Kentucky Senate: 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Kentucky Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+KYSen@gmail.com if you know someone who shou...

Karzai Rules Out Afghan Power Share Before Afghan Election Runoff

Washington Post | Joshua Partlow and Pamela Constable | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Hamid Karzai's team shifted aggressively into campaign mode Saturday and ruled out any possibility of a power-sharing deal with challenger A...

Voter Turnout: Hours Extended At One NC Polling Place

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Raleigh News & Observer reports: Earlier today, voters encountered lines at some Triangle precincts, but the waits abated by the afternoon. Earl...

Election Day: Record Number Of Voters Expected

AP | DEBORAH HASTINGS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lines stretched around buildings and down city blocks as people waited hours to cast ballots in the historic presidential race between Barack Obama an...

From MLK to Obama: Birmingham Civil Rights Organizers (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the eve of the 2008 presidential election people in Birmingham are celebrating the historic presidential campaign of Senator Barack Obama. For many...

Turnout "Hurricane" In St. Louis, Missouri

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

USA Today reports: "It's unbelievable," Robert Ware, a monitor with the St. Louis Board of Election Commissioners, says about turnout in his area. "...

Joe Biden Votes With Family In Delaware

AP | ZINIE CHEN SAMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden cast a vote in Delaware and then raced to Virginia to encourage supporters in t...

Jason Linkins

In Washington, DC: Voting For 'Obama And Our Mommas'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We want your stories! What was your voting experience like? What interactions have you had with the campaigns? Are you volunteering for a candidate? H...

Obama: "It Will Be Fun To See How The Story Ends"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via Newsweek, Barack Obama chatted with reporters on his plane last night en route to Chicago: Obama: You guys have been gracious, outstanding, ...

Virginia Voter Drives All Night To Get To Polls

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A reader emails: My voting day started three weeks ago when I applied for an absentee ballot. The absentee ballot never came. After several convers...

Election Day: McCain Campaigns In Hopes Of Upset

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Republican John McCain concedes the presidential race to Barack Obama, saying the Democrat has achieved a "great thing" for himself an...