Elections 2014

The last two elections saw Obama so famously promoting affordable education and healthcare ('Obamacare'), but housing affordability
Secret money flowed through multiple groups to aid Tillis, McConnell.
The billionaire brothers' main political arm raised $126 million in 2014.
The problem? "It's still fitting the way we live to the 1700s, and that's so complicated to stay engaged in."
Our current political system has advanced at something close to glacial speed since about 1860 when the Republicans fielded their first presidential candidate (Abraham Lincoln). Since that time, there has been precious little change in how politics has been done.
On Wednesday night, there was a debate at Grove Isle between the District 2 commission candidates. It wasn't really a debate, as it was a cordial evening consisting of the candidates answering brief questions posed by the moderator. There really was not much disagreement and they were all very polite to each other.
Rather than blame Latino voters -- Why was your turnout so low? Don't you care who wins?-- we should think about how well the candidates for office in 2014, did or did not make their case to Latino voters.
-Jim Henson examines Ted Cruz's polling numbers in his home state of Texas. [UTexas] -A majority of Americans, and college
Like the swallows returning noisily to Capistrano each spring, Congress has returned to D.C. following another midterm election, this time with the Republicans firmly in charge and already imposing their will on the legislative agenda.
In short, those pollsters got lucky in the 2014 election cycle. And we can use house effects -- the degree to which any pollster's
When it comes to predicting elections, pollsters are often judged on whether their results seem to consistently favor one
Colorado law has attempted to blunt the crushing effect of big money in politics through strong public disclosure laws that require spending by each of these groups in candidate elections to be reported online to Colorado voters.
WASHINGTON -- There are sound investments. There are risky investments. And then there are investments in individuals facing
Rather than playing partisan politics with the ballot box, state legislators and local elected officials should seek to improve the electoral process and access to the ballot in 2015. After all, politicians should not be choosing their voters; voters should be choosing their politicians.
It dominated Facebook feeds for weeks -- everyone from your high school girlfriend to your college roommate to your extended family seemed to join in. The trend swept the nation, yet the question remains: why was the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge so successful?
Republicans have also discussed using the fight over the homeland security agency as a vehicle for challenging Obama's landmark
Some celebrate by remembering episodes from the life of the Prophet Muhammad or by reciting devotional poetry and hymns. Parents
The Jan. 1 pay raises will total about $1.6 billion in additional wages, which EPI says will act as a modest economic stimulus