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Top Liberal Groups Plan Get-Out-The-Vote Blitz On Weekend Before Midterm Election
The Last Weekend aims to mobilize an army of volunteers in the days before Nov. 6.
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Trump To Replace Justice Kennedy 'Immediately'
President Donald Trump will nominate another Supreme Court justice now that Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced his retirement.
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Offering No Evidence, Trump Says Mueller's Investigators ‘Will Be Meddling’ In Midterms
Another day, another attempt by Trump to discredit the Russia probe.
Republicans “In Deep Trouble”
Republican pollster Frank Luntz didn’t mince his words on Fox News when discussing his dire forecast for his party in the midterms.
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Voters Say Health Care Is A Top Issue In The 2018 Election — A Good Sign For Democrats
Gun issues are also drawing substantial attention.
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Republicans Are Seeing Weak Returns On The Tax Law
It was supposed to be an asset come November. Right now, it looks like more of a wash.
Congress' Retirees Affecting Midterms
A slew of lawmakers calling it quits could make for a competitive 2018 midterm election.
American Girl Heartbreak
Writer and performer
Look at the heartbroken American girl in the eye.
I Don't Even Care If You're Voting for President Anymore
Parent, spouse, writer and musician (among other things).
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Test Your Patriotism With The Red, White, And You Quiz
Samuel C. Spitale
A Los Angeles–based writer, storyteller and journalist
Sure, it feels patriotic to BBQ on our day off and light fireworks we hope won't start a brush fire, but it's little more than consumerism wrapped in the seasonal marketing of nationalism. But fear not! If you wanna put your patriotism to the test, we've got just the thing for you.
On This Anniversary of Rwandan Genocide, Bill Clinton's Words Ring Hollow
Rwandan Genocide Survivor
While our lives were being slaughtered, at least somewhere in the United States, elections were being won. And in exchange, 800,000-1,000,000 casualties of black lives that apparently did not matter more than mid-term elections were lost.
The Ghosts of Midterms Past
Capri S. Cafaro
Ohio State Senator, former Senate Minority Leader (2009-2012) ...
Undoubtedly, much is at stake every four years as presidents set the tone and, theoretically, the policy agenda in Washington. But what is occurring in the intervening time? We still have elections. And those elections are much more important than you think.
Dispelling Mexico's Mid-Term Myths
Editor/Economist (Latin America), Economist Intelligence Unit
One has to give it to the PVEM; its gamble to break the rules from day one paid off handsomely in the face of an ineffective INE. But the MC proved that you can do as well without such blatant disregard to the law.
Mexico's Midterm Elections: The Unanswered Questions
Editor/Economist (Latin America), Economist Intelligence Unit
This will be the first time that voters will have the opportunity to express their frustration against a government that has been mired in an ongoing political crisis following the Ayotzinapa kidnappings in September 2014 and the corruption scandals that shortly followed.
Dear Senators: A Note to Five Who Lost
Former member of Congress from Connecticut, is a Senior Adviso...
It's time to start letting go of the senator, and reacquaint yourself with that person you really are.
A President Against Himself
Former political, legal, and civil affairs officer at the Unit...
Yes, the latest polls may indicate that the President's popularity among Americans has increased by a few percentage points, but that won't make up for all the goodwill he's lost in the corridors of Capitol Hill.
Obama's Indulgent Victory Lap
Adam Kirk Edgerton
PhD Student, Education Policy
I can't help but think it's too late for this Obama to show up now. 2015 isn't the second debate with Romney. Obama should have had the guts to stand up back during the midterms when it would have mattered to Democrats struggling to defend his record.
'Dumb, Dumber and Dumbest Stories of 2014'
Humor columnist, The Stamford Advocate
These are not goofy little news items dealing with such inconsequential matters as health care, the midterm elections and various conflicts around the world. Rather, they are the kind of important, socially significant and absolutely true stories that are the lifeblood of this column.
113th Congress Officially Ends
The Official Biggest Losers Of 2014
My 2014 'McLaughlin Awards' [Part 1]
Political writer and blogger at ChrisWeigant.com
Loath as we are to admit it, there was no single Biggest Winner Of 2014, because the award must be handed, collectively, to the Republican Party. A case could be made for Mitch McConnell, since he will win the biggest prize of any Republican next year: control of the United States Senate.
We May Finally Get a Senate Worthy of Being Called "Great"
Professor of government, University of Texas at Austin
Is this passage of a $1.1 trillion bill a sign of what we can expect from the Republican-led Senate that will take charge Jan. 3?
Ron Barber Loses To Martha McSally In Arizona
Who Runs the Democratic Party?
Berkeley writer, retired Silicon Valley executive
There must be a national Democratic strategy comparable to that developed by Karl Rove for the GOP. This is more than a compelling populist message.
Millennials Need to Turnout Every Day, Not Just Election Day
National Director, Roosevelt Network
Millennials are not just looking to be brought to the polls; we want to be involved in the process.
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