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How Much Does Your Vote Cost?

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

How is it that two states with such important primary campaigns in which large amounts of money were spent failed to attract more voters? How much are campaigns spending to get voters to the polls these days?

The Tea Party Is Dead! Long Live the Tea Party!

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Tea Party groups have evolved over time. Initially, they were supposed to be grassroots, libertarian, and spontaneous; but there were many who almost immediately attempted to grab the Tea Party mantle and turn it into their own giant political machine.

Tea Party's Influence on the Wane?

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.28.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Over the course of the next two months, the Tea Party movement may become to be seen (to mix a few metaphors) as more of a paper tiger than the tail that wags the Republican dog. To put it a little more concretely, the Tea Party may be losing some of its outsized influence over the Republican Party.

5 Reason Why Bruce Rauner Won the Primary Election

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.19.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

How did it happen? Well, we have two different takes on it. First, for those of you who enjoy short, snappy lists that show some tongue-in-cheek humor, we've got the five reasons why Rauner won the primary.

Why Should You Vote? Here Are 5 Reasons Why

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.18.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Why? We're glad you asked. We've got five reasons why you should vote in the election today (if you haven't already). So read these and get to your nearest polling location to cast your vote.

Time for a National Primary Day in September

Bill Feldman | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
Bill Feldman

Sorry Iowa and New Hampshire, but you've had your time in the sun. It is time for a national primary, not in the snows of January but the golden late summer days of September.

Republicans Quietly Adopted New Rule That Could Rock Primary Process

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Don't look for a quick winner in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. After watching Democrats successfully ride th...

Advice for the Candidates: Some Trouble for President Obama?

David Helfenbein | Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

Campaigns are dynamic. But elections can be predictable. The Republican candidate will be either Perry or Romney. I do not see a way for Sarah Palin to enter this race anymore.

An Ideal GOP Candidate Is Hard To Find

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney is the godfather of what Republican critics call Obamacare. Newt Gingrich is an adulterer on his third marriage. Tim Pawlent...

FL: 45% Meek, 30% Greene (Susquehanna 8/9-12)

Harry Enten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Enten

Susquehanna Polling and Research (R) for the Sunshine State News 8/9-12/10; 1000 likely Democratic primary voters, 3.1% margin of error Mode: Automate...

FL: 40% Meek, 26% Greene (Mason-Dixon 8/9-11)

Harry Enten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Enten

Mason-Dixon 8/9-11/10; 625 likely voters, 4% margin of error 400 likely Democratic primary voters, 5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews...

Brad Sherman's Middle East Town Hall Rife With Fear and Aggression

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

On July 3, 2010, I received an email from a friend informing me that Congressman Brad Sherman, who is seeking reelection to his 8th term in California...

Sam Stein

Gibbs Walks Back Disparaging Union Remark, Labor Remains Displeased

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The labor community remained peeved with the White House on Wednesday even after Press Secretary Robert Gibbs gently retreated from disparaging remark...

Sam Stein

Blanche Lincoln Win Sparks Furious Sniping Between White House, Labor

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The loss of Lt. Gov. Bill Halter in the Arkansas Senate Democratic primary runoff election resulted in a rare outburst of intense, sometimes nasty, gr...

Will Marcy Winograd Pull a Sestak and Beat Jane Harman in the June 8th California Primary?

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

A Marcy Winograd win over Jane Harman, akin to Congressional upstart Joe Sestak's win over three decade incumbent Arlen Specter, would further advance the push for change and an end to entitled incumbents.

Primary Season Begins

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

For many on the Left, primary season officially got going today, with the announcement that Senator Blanche Lincoln will face a very credible Democratic opponent in the Arkansas primary.

An Open Letter To My Boricua Brothers and Sisters

Paul Peete | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Peete

The Clintons have played at a potentially devastating politics that could drive a wedge between Americans, black and white. I am asking for your help in fighting those disruptive tactics for this week's primary election.

Hillary Got The Whites-Who-Won't-Vote-Black Vote

John K. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John K. Wilson

The numbers tell the story: Hillary Clinton's margin of victory in Pennsylvania was due to racist white Democratic voters who openly opposed Barack Obama because he is black.

Senator Proposes Sweeping Election Reforms

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

Last week I visited with Senator Bill Nelson (D-FLA) in his Washington, D.C. office to discuss his plan to change the way and day we vote, and why he chose now to introduce his plan.