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Mike the Writer is for Obama: So are Most Europeans, but Why Do Media Pundits See That as a Downside?

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Russnow

Rather than think our foreign friends' hopeful anticipation is a bad sign, it should give us more incentive to restore the love and respect the world has long held for the United States.

Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild: The Female Joe Lieberman

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Arnold

Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild must be one of the worst sports that has stepped onto the political stage in a very long time. When Hillary Clinton ...

How the Democratic Party Reached Out to Voters (PHOTO SLIDESHOW)

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rebecca Shapiro

Caterina Rost is a graduate student of American Studies and political science (University of Leipzig, Germany & University of Massachusetts-Amherst). ...

See Craig Vote. Vote, Craig, Vote

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Newmark

Still need some help filling out that ballot? Craig Newmark shows us how it's done.

Election Countdown: The Undecided and the Underdog

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ashley Rindsberg

Shimon Peres once famously remarked that polls are like perfume: nice to smell but dangerous to swallow. It's not totally clear if the Obama campaign has been swilling political Eau de Toilette.

Beyond the Lesser of Two Evils

Eric Stoner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Stoner

Those skeptical of voting - at least for either major party - are invariably confronted with some version of the "lesser of two evils" argument. It's ...

Video: Don't Vote!

Clifford J. Tasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clifford J. Tasner

2008-10-31-dontvote.jpgThe Republican victory strategy is an acknowledgment that they can't win the election legitimately, so they've got to conspire... to cheat their way to victory.

Notes From The Swamp, Florida In The Final Days Of The Election 2 - Where's The Evil?

Stephen Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Elliott

The Florida GOP this year are like puppies on valium. They're so convinced they've lost it's seeming like a self-fulfilling prophecy. Even Roger Stone thinks McCain will lose Florida.

Early Voting Hazards and Victories

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sarah van Gelder

The Institute for Southern Studies reports voters are waiting in line for hours in early voting in Florida (fortunately, Governor Charlie Crist has ex...

Trick or Treat Congressional Style!

Kelley Bell-Wenzlaff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kelley Bell-Wenzlaff

Incumbent Pat Tiberi (R), is putting on his monster mask in an effort to scare voters away from his opponent David Robinson

State of Confusion: Tuesday's Two Wild Cards

Bryant Welch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bryant Welch

Samuel Johnson said, "Nothing so focuses a man's mind as the knowledge he is to hang at dawn." For the last six weeks the American voter's mind has been focused by and on the economy.

Voting Expert William Jacoby Knows How You're Going To Vote

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

As the polls grow tighter, more people wonder what the electorate will be thinking on Nov 4. OffTheBus posed that question to political scientist Will...

ACORN's Plan To Turn Registrations Into Votes

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

We want to assure you that partisan attacks will not interfere with ACORN members' determination to involve low-income, minority, and new American voters across the country.

Protecting your vote using Net technolgies

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Newmark

It's better to prevent voting problems than to try to fix them after the fact. I'm not talking about "voter fraud," like where nonexistent humans are...

Obama Could Lose Election Due To Voter Suppression

Judah Freed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judah Freed

Republicans are seeking to suppress the voter turnout among youth, minorities and poor people. If Republicans can prevent enough Democrats from casting ballots, McCain could win the election.

How Electronic Voting Machines Could Steal Our Democracy

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Kim

A small number of people could easily program DREs to flip votes, and the evidence of this crime would be safely locked inside the machines.

America's Choice

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

The choice America makes will be a world wide broadcast on whether it is content with mediocrity and the cancer of anti-intellectualism that began to spread this Election season.

Will Single Women Vote This Time?

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lea Lane

In 2000, 537 votes changed history. It's crucial to get out every vote possible next Tuesday, and not forget about the cohort which numbers over 1/4 of the electorate: single women.

Students Ask: Are Our Elections Fair?

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Robert Koehler

'Our class is writing this to inform everyone about previous problems in the elections and to warn people to watch for similar troubles.'

Online Assistance Arrives to Combat Voting Hurdles, Glitches and Dirty Tricks

Sarah Granger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sarah Granger

Twitter users are encouraged to report any voting problems with the hashtag #votereport now through Election Day. Specific problems should be sent to @866ourvote along with #EP followed by the state in question, like #EPFL for Florida.

Battle For The West: Colorado Voter Suppression Suit Settled; Provisional Ballots To Be Accepted

Ryan Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ryan Rivera

The Colorado Secretary of State's office has settled a lawsuit brought by voters' rights groups and the SEIU over what they claimed were illegal purge...

Out of Line: No Maverick

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg

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Out Of Line: More Tricks?

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg

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Barbra Streisand Calls on Women to Vote

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lisa Derrick

In her new bipartisan PSA, Barbra Streisand urges women to vote, reminding us all that "We don't have dream about the future. We wake up and vote for...

Paper Ballots Replace Machines In Sangamon County

State Journal-Register | Bernard Schoenburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's back to the future for voters in Sangamon County. Paper ballots have replaced the electronic voting system in use since 2006, which has been dis...