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Senate Election Overview -- Democrats Hanging On?

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Sorry for the overly-provocative title, but I'm a little surprised at how all the big media election-predicting sites have apparently decided to just call the whole Senate for Republicans and clock out early. Because I just don't see it as quite the slam-dunk everyone else does, at this point.

Why Vote?

NCLR Action Fund | Posted 11.22.2014 | Latino Voices
NCLR Action Fund

Congress may be as unproductive as ever, but the health and prosperity of our communities isn't determined solely by Washington. It doesn't matter what state you are in -- every eligible and registered Latino voter must turn out this time and every time in order for the community to be respected and represented.

Paul Blumenthal

Supreme Court Case Could Unleash Big Money On State Elections Too

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission that overturned any or all of the federal aggregate campaign contrib...

Unions Flex Muscle In Successful Electoral Push

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — When Maggie Hassan won the New Hampshire governor's race, it wasn't just a victory for her fellow Democrats. Unions spent millions...

Why the Elections Matter (No Matter Where You Are)

Bryant Yang | Posted 11.18.2012 | Teen
Bryant Yang

Don't let November 6 be the first time you see the ballot. Visit your secretary of state's website to see all the state-wide ballot issues and your district's state representative candidates.

John Celock

Control Of 'Divided Party' At Stake

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

In Kansas, Republican state legislators have leaned increasingly conservative. Now a leader of the state's moderate Republican faction is vowing to fi...

What's So Wrong with Young Voters?

David D. Burstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David D. Burstein

Ignorance is a major issue facing our democracy and it is a bipartisan epidemic. But the real culprit in political ignorance is our education system.

GOP Makes Massive Gains At State Level

AP | JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — From New Hampshire to Minnesota and down to Alabama, Republicans knocked Democrats out of the majority in key state legislative cha...

Redistricting Battles Spur Wave Of Cash

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans and Democrats, hoping to pick up seats in Congress through redistricting, are pouring money and political muscle into statehouse races in ...

Peralta Beats Monserrate In Special State Senate Election

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (BY KAREN MATTHEWS, AP) - A New York state senator who was expelled after a domestic violence conviction has lost his long-shot bid to get hi...

Sam Stein

GOP Looks To Redistrict Itself Back Into Power

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For months, a sense of dread has been percolating within Republican circles over potentially massive congressional losses in 2008. Facing the possibil...