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An Open Letter On The Public Option To David Axelrod

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

As a lifelong FDR Democrat, I won't support any health care bill that doesn't have a robust public option. I'd much rather see a bill without one go down to defeat, than have a bill pass without one.

It's Time for Native Americans to Start Thinking Independent

Tim Giago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tim Giago

The advantages of becoming an Independent are many and the detractions few. It is something I encourage all Native American voters to look into, to thoroughly research, and to openly consider.

The GOP: Conservatism's Empty Vessel

Andrew Sargus Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Sargus Klein

There will be plenty of battles in and outside the Democratic Party in the months to come; what is evident now is the very real and uncertain shift toward to left's slightly more pluralistic platform.

The Republican Party's Death Wish

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

We have yet to hear a single realistic scenario from a top Republican that would outline how and when the country could move forward from its current meltdown.

How the Independent Movement Went Left by Going Right

Jacqueline Salit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacqueline Salit

Gone are the days when independent voting was the province of the "conservative white male." It's estimated that more than 20% of the independents who voted for Obama are people of color.

Dont You Get It? We Need a President of All the People!

Stephen H. Baum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen H. Baum

The pressure on Obama from self-centered, single-Issue constituencies has started. Don't you get it? We have an opportunity unlike any other for dec...

A Plea From My Dad to Independents

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

My dad was a lifelong Republican. He's exactly the kind of small business owner that the Republicans pretend to care so much about -- he's the original Joe the Plumber, but now he is Dogan the Independent.

Political Tourists and Out-of-State Obama Activists in Indiana

Gail McGowan Mellor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gail McGowan Mellor

Red and blue state Obama supporters are putting their weight on the see-saw state of Indiana, crossing state lines to help. Political tourists from ot...

Undecideds On CNN Ticker More Interesting, And Disturbing, Than Debate

Sari Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sari Levy

All I can say is, praise the Lord I was in a Boulder Bar when it happened. I don't usually like crowds of any kind, ever, because basically I can't s...

Obama Should Beg Bill to Help Him

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

McCain runs strong among white male independents and could make inroads among disgruntled Hillary Democrats. Bill could be Obama's trump card to make sure that doesn't happen.

Obama Should Implore Bill to Campaign for Him

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Though Obama has kept his distance from Bill, he hasn't distanced himself from his winning strategy.

Poll: Independent Voters Split Between Candidates

Washington Post | Dan Balz and Jon Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Buoyed by a public mood favoring Democrats, Sen. Barack Obama begins the general-election campaign holding a narrow advantage over Sen. John McCain, w...

Obama: Wheels Down In Missouri And Fortunes Rising

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

Mike Roberts, the "Donald Trump of St. Louis," explains why Obama will win a landslide victory in Missouri, one of the top battle states for November. "He'll kill McCain!"

Scores Strip Club Endorses Clinton, Obama And McCain (And Bloomberg)

New York Observer | Azi Paybarah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scores, a well-known New York strip club, has taken the duty upon itself to endorse not only Hillary Clinton and John McCain for president, but also B...

Sam Stein

Nevada Win Shows Clinton Moving In On Obama's Political Turf | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Hillary Clinton scored an impressive win in the Nevada caucus on Saturday, adding to the momentum her campaign was riding following its victory i...

Sam Stein

Pro-Obama Flier Urges Republicans To Switch Parties To Block Clinton | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A campaign flier created by a precinct captain for Sen. Barack Obama urges Nevada Republicans and independents to switch party affiliations "for a day...

Independents May Decide A Lot In Tonight's Caucus

the Gazette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DES MOINES - So you're an independent-minded voter who has decided to participate in tonight's partisan Iowa precinct caucuses. Now what? As of Dec. ...