The importance of the black vote in last Tuesday's election can only be fully appreciated when considered against the historical backdrop of black enfranchisement.
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I wonder once again, would Sarah Palin have received the VP nomination if she were obese?
Barack Obama's victory over John McCain was less important than the growth and strength, or lack thereof, of democracy itself.
We are witnessing a tremendous ideological shift among young voters -- one that could reshape our politics for decades to come.
Despite voting with George W. Bush 94.4% of the time, this fall Calvert distributed mailers without a single mention that he belonged to the Republican party, proclaiming himself "An Independent."
If not, do. We need it.
Don't get me wrong - somewhere deep inside me, in a place I can't access at this moment, I am thrilled that Obama was elected...
The truth is -- and some Americans don't understand this -- the French also wanted the best for us.
Even now, after a pail of ice water has been dumped on his head, Bush is doing his utmost to govern for the few by destroying as many protective regulations as he can.
Without exception the people we took to the polls carried the elegance of the history they knew they were making.
Barack Obama is a brand new reflection for America to see itself and a new lens through which the world might see us.
Obama's victory does not spell the end of racial disparity in America, but it is a ringing sign of progress, a triumph on the road to greater equality and realizing the Dream that Martin Luther King, Jr. revealed to us.
With record numbers expected to head to the polls all across America today, crazy moments are bound to ensue. Check out some of the best stories so fa...
At 7 am on Election Day, there was already a line of almost 1000 students to vote at Penn State University, PA. Watch:
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You know what, I'm shell shocked. I can't feel glad yet, that's a quirk of mine, it's hard for me to celebrate.
You've donated, you've canvassed, you've taken train rides to swing states. You've even cold-called on Sunday mornings in exchange for free Bloody Mar...
The center of voting controversy in 2000, Palm Beach, Florida is back in the news with their 2008 confusing ballot. As Kerry Sanders demonstrated on M...
Gov. Ed Rendell seemed very confident a few minutes ago that Obama will score big in the Philadelphia suburbs, making it next to impossible for McCain to take the state.
The signs of November 4th depict support for some candidates, disdain for others, voting poll instructions and last minute pleas. They're on lawns, c...
When we vote, there will be many by our side we can't see, but they'll be watching us. Whitman wrote that for all we know, he may be standing looking over our shoulders now. He may be right.
It is reasonable to once again expect further manipulation on election night by some Republican officials, as in 2004; should we also expect Democrats to once again concede in the face of fraud?
Scattered voting glitches were reported at some area polling places Tuesday.
Cook County is considering keeping three polling areas open an hour past...
Votekindly.org is not naive about possible voter suppression activities. But they are calling on voters to stand up to these methods -- with clarity and kindness.
With McCain's surprise withdrawal from the state on Oct. 2, and Obama enjoying a major advantage in the latest polling, Michigan's 17 electoral votes ...
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Early Election Day morning Bill and Hillary Clinton voted for Obama in Chappaqua, NY. The pair cast their votes at Douglas G. ...
This is the great gift of the Bush administration, that apathy has fallen by the way side; citizens are once again active in government. This is George Bush's legacy.
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