There were two political stampedes this week, both towards and then back away from the same man: rancher Cliven Bundy. So, at least for the spectators, it was an amusing week in politics.
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The Republican-controlled Wisconsin state Senate voted Wednesday to end weekend voting before statewide elections and allow lobbyists to make politica...
By requiring photo IDs in the polling place or proof of citizenship when registering, states are imposing unnecessary burdens to deliberately exclude citizens from the election process.
For over 150 years, citizens across the United States have traditionally voted on Tuesdays. However, for many voters, scheduling this most fundamental...
Prompted by the long waits President Obama criticized in his victory speech on November 6, the Senate is now the official arbiter of dozens of election reform proposals.
After my experience with the voter hotline, and seeking the advice and opinions from other volunteers there, I have a few suggestions for moving forward.
Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted on Friday rescinded a directive that would have prohibited Ohio counties from setting hours for early voting on the...
This year I've crisscrossed the country with the help of Participant Media's TakePart.com to find out what the GOP presidential candidates think about moving Election Day to the weekend.
Weekend voting makes sense for working people and election workers alike. It's time to pass a bill to vote when most people can do it. After all, isn't voting what democracy is all about?
The Saturday Voting Act, a proposition that would require San Francisco to open all polling places on the Saturday before Election Day, is an innovation that could significantly boost voter turnout.
Now they're running-mates, but last October Obama told me he supported the idea of weekend voting to increase voter participation and Biden said he wouldn't necessarily support it.
"I'll tell you, we need to do something, and we need to do a lot of different things, and changing the voting day is one of the things we need to do. I would sign such legislation."
At Netroots Nation, Gore and Pelosi speak out on the Weekend Voting Act.
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