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Queer Voices
I've been a history teacher for twenty years, and for twenty years I have taught the dangers of what can happen when authoritarianism is sold to an angry public under the guise of populism. Cast your ballot wisely.
Politics
If you're watching the Olympic games, you may have noticed "Hillary for President" ads. She's bought $13.6 million worth, while Donald Trump has bought none. In fact, since garnering the Republican nomination, he's spent $0 on TV.
Politics
Has Paul Ryan become so disaffected with Donald Trump that he quietly changed political parties, when no one was looking? We know the Washington Post just made a typo, but still, it's fun to think about, right?
New York
co-written by NYC Council Member Helen Rosenthal; Art Chang, board member of NYC Campaign Finance Board; and Steven Choi
Politics
Many Democrats examining what happened in the 2014 midterms are asking, "What did the voters want?" But the right question is why only 36.4 percent of potential voters bothered to register and vote? Obviously Democrats did not give those voters a good enough reason to take the trouble. Is the Democratic Party relevant anymore?
Politics
"If the electorate was like 2010, Jeanne Shaheen would have lost," Canter said. WASHINGTON -- Don't laugh. Don't snarf your
Latino Voices
With everyone eagerly anticipating the results of the elections on Nov. 4th, it's becoming clear that the Latino community wants to make a statement by showing up at the voting booth.
Politics
7:30 p.m. North Carolina Ohio West Virginia 11 p.m. California Hawaii Idaho* North Dakota* Oregon* Washington Tuesday is
Latino Voices
While it is true that across the nation there are those working night and day to roll back voting rights and erect obstacles to voting, ultimately we are in control of our own destiny. We can push back by voting.
Politics
Here's the bottom line. The Tea Party Republicans and their Big Business and Wall Street allies plan to grab what they want while ordinary people sleep through this election.
Comedy
No, not all uninformed voters are lacking intelligence. Not all of their jaws are slackened. Mostly, you are folks who have watched too much Fox News, which, when it comes down to it, is any amount of Fox News.
Politics
As interesting as it is to see which parts of the country will be the next to reform their marijuana laws, the reality is that every candidate on every ballot represents a chance to vote on medical marijuana.
Politics
Lynch, who has been tweeting motivational messages like "#FieldWinsRaces," explained that the Udall campaign is now more
Politics
It's deeply fitting that the animal in Aesop's "Please All, Please None" fable was a donkey. This kind of, let's meet people where they are and actually say nothing, approach is the best summation of current Democratic strategy.
Politics
"The only poll that matters is the one on Election Day." This well-worn campaign cliché is taking on new meaning in this midterm election. Polls this year are differing sharply based on various assumptions of who will actually turn out.
Politics
Your goal is to wake up the day after the election with no regrets. So rather than asking "what if?" 51 days from now, candidates, ask these 30 questions today.
Politics
The group says it plans to make more than 5 million phone calls to voters in those states, in addition to adding field organizers
Latino Voices
Most Mexican-Americans who are involved in the political arena are familiar with this poem, because the poem says things that some people are afraid to say publicly. It is no wonder Corky was able to state these bold truths while staring his activism demons in the face -- he was a trained fighter.
Politics
It's tempting for Democrats to dismiss the post-mortem of the post-mortem as nothing short of celebrating abject failure. But before we get to that, it is worth examining the structural changes happening in the Republican Party, because Democrats really can't afford to ignore such things.
Politics
Candidates for the U.S. Senate this election got nearly 64 percent of the money they raised from individuals in contributions of at least $1,000 -- from just four one-hundredths of one percent of the population.