The Chicago Board of Elections unanimously recommended Wednesday shifting to a mail-in system for single office special elections, saying such a syste...
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Facebook's new Populism 2.0 approach may be more appearance than substance.
With early voting for the special primary in the 5th Congressional District ending today, interest in the race to replace Rahm Emanuel seems tepid at ...
The first three days of early voting in the 5th Congressional District special primary featured only 839 Democratic ballots cast in Chicago....
Early voting began today for the 5th Congressional District special primary election to fill the seat vacated by presidential chief of staff Rahm Eman...
Hilary could not then and cannot now afford to promote 'soft power' for fear of appearing weak. 'Smart power', given her own concerns about politics and gender, is the best she can do.
For the first time in Iraq's democratic history, at Saturday's provincial elections, Iraqis handled security themselves -- a remarkable accomplishment.
Whether to chill the champagne before election returns even begin to scroll across the TV screen can be a hotly debated topic. To do so could potentially jinx the outcome.
We held up our purple tickets to prove that we all deserved a place on the other side of the gates, and watched with envy as anyone who made it through ran in with joy.
In our haste to understand the human condition, are we in a rush to plane off all the edges, quantify all the quirks, reduce all the contradictions that make up an individual's personality?
A few weeks ago, some people wrote letters to President-Elect Obama and shared them with each other. I was intrigued.
What could anyone possibly wr...
It's the immigrants who really know the fragility of liberty; how it can be won and lost, and won and lost again. For them freedom is not a parade. It's a flower in a storm.
There may well be other decent candidates for Emanuel's old seat, even "progressives," but Tom is the choice of so many Chicago activists because he isn't just a dependable liberal vote.
Ken Blackwell released a list "conservative luminaries" who endorse him as RNC Chair. It reads like a list of guest-stars from The Love Boat.
I and others will soon announce a large grassroots campaign aimed at channeling the amazing desire for change that Americans are feeling right now into tangible and fundamental reform of our political system.
Like the US economy, one bandage of a bailout won't stop the bleeding. Unlike the US economy, the middle class need a lot less help and are, arguably, a much worthier cause.
There is no common definition of peace. Instead, it means different things at different times to different people. True peace is a dynamic way of being in the world wherein all are blessed.
I am aware that the world outlook has, by most measures, deteriorated since Nov. 4th. But the light at the end of the tunnel shines on.
J. Kenneth Blackwell, whose administration of the '04 election made Katherine Harris look like Mary Tyler Moore, is pushing to become chair of the RNC. I support his selection wholeheartedly.
At a time when virtually the entire American establishment -- political, military, media, financial -- is corrupt, Caroline Kennedy appears untainted.
This year, the Ohio Secretary of State is Democrat Jennifer Brunner... Brunner repeatedly went to court to defend an expanded right to vote and have as many votes counted as possible.
Too many people in the UK remember the hope and subsequent betrayal of New Labour's victory in 1997 when Tony Blair metamorphosed from Bambi to Terminator in his first term.
Steven Harper has forced the national au pair to shut down the parliament and give the opposition a "time out."
While our values are consistent, these changes in technology -- and in the circumstances that shape women's experiences -- call on us to change the ways in which we engage the public.
In light of the tremendous challenges facing our country, I am grateful for a government big enough to help us weather the financial storm.
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