Elections 2014

Since the research, the candidates have gradually begun to up the ante on the housing crisis as the election winds down to
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.
With the greater focus on climate change, Americans have grown more positive about the overall quality of the environment
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.
Last year automated phone polls, sometimes called "robopolls," got closer on average to the actual election results than
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.
The investigation of Grimm began as an inquiry into potentially illegal campaign contributions in that first run for office
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?
"They want us to look for things to agree on and see if we can make some progress for the country," he said in a pre-recorded
There is some debate over whether this date should be observed by Muslims -- with some arguing that the practice glorifies
In addition to the 20 states bringing their wage floors up on Jan. 1, New York will be raising its own state minimum wage