elections-2013

The basic purpose of the government and its bureaucracy is to fulfill the needs of the people they govern. The champions of democracy who are carrying out sit-ins in Islamabad, are they really giving the people their right?
Republican Bradley Byrne sailed to victory in a special election for an Alabama seat in the U.S. House of Representatives
Hey, he gives it a try! Noticing that he has to "segue" between "Iran" and "Chris Christie" he puts the two things together
Fairfax County's Electoral Board said Saturday that the modification affects hundreds of voters, and WTOP added that both
It wasn't a midterm election year, so Election 2013 didn't change the mostly male make-up in Washington. But female mayors in a number of U.S. cities won election or reelection Tuesday. And women voters played a starring role in at least one state's hotly contested gubernatorial election.
1. Six. 2. Four, for Democrats. 11. Seven, exclusive to Virginia. 13. Three, exclusive to Pennsylvania. 10. Five, underrated
Will Cruz try it again? Democrats have to hope so. Obamacare isn’t popular, and it has flaws and drawbacks that Cruz, among
Many of us were excited last night, and that's a normal sentiment when such tremendous progress took place. But in order to continue on that path of advancement for all, we cannot allow ourselves to become complacent.
Christie wanted as clear and as resounding a win as could be mustered tonight -- so much so that he arranged for the New
Focusing on how the handling of the shutdown affected, or did not affect, the vote this week ignores a more potent way in which it is impacting Republicans: making voters less likely to be Republicans in the first place.
One of the pundit-memes that's been bandied about is the notion that the McAuliffe-Cuccinelli race is a vital test of Hillary
The steady erosion of Bloomberg's standing in the Big Apple really began in the 2009 mayoral election. On that Election Night
Polls have shown Democrat Terry McAuliffe leading Republican Ken Cuccinelli, the state's attorney general, in the governor's
What does it really take to be mayor of New York City or president of the United States? Are we measuring the candidates based on those criteria or something else entirely? If the answer is the latter, we are destined to keep getting officials who are very good at campaigning, but perhaps not as skilled at governing.
We have reached a point where our leaders have stopped listening to the American people. However, what will it take for the government to start listening to the people again?
It's election day in America, which is one of the great pageants of democracy. Everywhere people are streaming into polling places to express their opinions. Or not.
Of all the unsettling aspects of recent political campaigns -- and there are many -- none is more "icky" than having a candidate's wife record a robocall about how wonderful her husband is.
With reports from AP writers Kristen Wyatt in Colorado, Chris Grygiel Washington State, Christina Almeida Cassidy in Georgia