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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.
The first time I could finally vote, I spent twenty minutes in the voting booth, agonizing over every question, double-checking to make sure I turned in my first ballot exactly the way I wanted it.
Now that Senator Obama is President-Elect Obama, the pundits and pollsters have all been having a field day with their commentary and analysis of...
Wilmington, N.C. -- My colleague's first words to me this morning were, "Boy, this was the best election experience ever thanks to early voting! It t...
The weather really matters, by preventing lower-income people and minorities who depend on public transportation from making it to the polls. Weather can significantly determine who votes on election day.
When my mother got married, my grandfather said he'd shoot my dad with a shotgun (an inauspicious but common beginning for an interracial marriage).
MINNEAPOLIS - Some Minnesota voters saw long lines Tuesday morning and waits of about an hour as they participated in an election that's expected to s...
I am sitting with a number of the biggest players in American politics and they are gasping for air. This is a big night. Change, but it will come with crisis.
I wrote to Barack several days later. Here's the letter. Looking back, it seems as if today was somehow written in America's destiny.
My husband and I got up at 5am this morning so we would be at our polling place before it opened at 6am. We definitely knew where we were going. If w...
Barack Obama has transformed American politics, and campaign finance. Now the question is, if he wins tonight, can he change government and live up to the expectations of millions of people?
I kept thinking, "I wish my Mother could be here." I thought about Barack Obama's grandmother...
and Paul Newman, too.
In the end Obama is not America`s first black president -- he is America`s first president who happens to be black. The difference is huge.
Voting is a personal act that has no resonance without the support of others. It is, in no small way, hope itself.
When Americans across the country flock to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4, Arab Americans will be standing with them side-by-side in line to vote.
Expats have a high chance of not getting to fully participate in this election. One million absentee ballots were requested in the 2006 midterm election but only a third of those votes were counted.
In modern times -- with one exception -- it has been the case that the electoral vote total exaggerates the margin of victory in the popular vote.
Are you worried that we will wake up November 5th to find that, once again, election results in key races are in question? Here's what you can do.
As someone who has voted in every presidential election since 1972, and frequently for the losing candidate, I was aghast that my 18-year-old son had decided not to vote.
I was so close to not voting. I live in New York, it doesn't really matter anyway. But then the guilt built up inside of me. What would I say when my grandchildren asked about this historic election?
America has a long history of depriving entire groups of people the right to vote. Before the Civil Rights Act, black citizens were ridiculed, threate...
Daniel Berrier of ElectoPundit also contributed to this Post.
Part 4: 9:00 to 10:00
All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
9:00 PM: Polls c...
Banking base voters early is now allowing the Obama campaign to focus its energy in the home stretch on independent and undecided voters.
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