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Election 2013: Where Young People Really Won
Co-Director, LaunchProgress PAC
Politicians love us -- or if they don't, they at least fake it until they make it. I suppose this means young people are gaining ground. But where no one was watching, young people had even bigger wins this year -- as candidates.
"We Are Living in the World Occupy Made": New York City Voters Elect Mayor Who Vows to Tax the Rich
Independent, weekday news hour, anchored by award-winning jour...
Tuesday's election signaled a political sea change in New York City as voters chose a candidate who repeatedly emphasized
4 Election Examples Of The People Winning Out Over Corporate Interests
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Read the whole story at YES! The story of his election is also the story of the rise of the Working Families Party, which
Steve Israel: Obamacare Not A Problem So Long As It's Fixed ... Fast
“If you look at [New Jersey Gov.] Chris Christie, who actually ran against the House Republican brand and won, and then look
Alabama Runoff Election 2013: Bradley Byrne Wins Race Against Dean Young
Tea partier Dean Young has lost a Republican runoff election in Alabama's 1st district to fellow Republican Bradley Byrne
Alabama Runoff Election Results: Bradley Byrne Wins Republican Primary For Congressional Seat
Bradley Byrne won the Republican runoff in Alabama's 1st congressional district, defeating tea party-backed candidate Dean
Alabama Election 2013: Bradley Byrne Defeats Dean Young In Congressional Runoff
Bradley Byrne has won the runoff election in Alabama's 1st district. Byrne will battle Democrat Burton LeFlore (D) and Independent
35 Candidates Vie To Replace R.T. Rybak In Free-For-All Mayoral Race
Voters in Minneapolis on Tuesday confronted a ballot containing 35 candidates for mayor and a potentially confusing process of choosing first, second and third choices in the race.
Dean Young Runoff Election: Republican Aims For Alabama Congressional Seat
Republican Dean Young, who has made headline for his controversial remarks on gay rights and President Barack Obama's birthplace
Bradley Byrne Runoff Election: Alabama Republicans Vie For Congressional Seat
Two Alabama Republicans are battling in a runoff election to see who will be the GOP nominee in the race to represent the
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Dean Young Election: Republican Vies For Alabama Congressional Seat
Businessman Dean Young is facing off against former state Sen. Bradley Byrne in a GOP runoff election in Alabama's 1st district
Bradley Byrne Election: Republican Vies For Alabama Congressional Seat
Republican Bradley Byrne is facing off against fellow Republican Dean Young in a runoff election in Alabama today. The two
Alabama Runoff Election: Republican Candidates Face Off For Congressional Seat
Republicans Dean Young and Bradley Byrne are battling in a runoff election in Alabama's 1st district on Tuesday. The two
Alabama Election: Bradley Byrne, Dean Young Face Off In Congressional Runoff
Republican congressional candidate Dean Young will face off against fellow Republican Bradley Byrne in a runoff election
Germany Inches Toward a New Government: The Victory of the Status Quo Over Liberty
Contributing writer, policy analyst
The world's most watched elections occur in America. The world's most boring election occurred in Germany, characterized by debate over such critical issues as meat-free days in government cafeterias. As expected, Chancellor Angela Merkel was effectively reelected.
It Just Became Really Important for Brooklynites to Go Vote on November 5
Unless he makes some terrible gaffe in the next few weeks, Bill de Blasio will most likely be the next mayor of New York City.
Cory Booker Wins Senate Primary: The Far-Left Wins Nothing -- Again
Host of the Bob & Chez Show, Writer for Salon.com
At every turn, the far-left stupidly undermines its political goals simply because it doesn't understand the realities of American politics. If perchance I'm wrong, and they do get it, they spend way too much energy trying to reinvent the wheel rather than, you know, winning.
Iran Election 2013; Listen Up, the Radicals Are Speaking
Justice for Iran Executive Director, WLUML
It is time that Iranians make efforts to remove the negative connotations associated with the term "radical" so we may collectively help strengthen human rights advocacy in Iran.
The Iranian Presidential Election Is Relevant More Now Than Ever
Ph.D. in Archaeology, SUNY Binghamton
A reformist government is Iran's best bet for an exodus from the current economic hardship, for changing Iranians' political status from duty-bound minors to full citizens, and to establish a democratic regime worthy of such citizens.
A Few GOPers Maintain That War Wasn't Worth Cost
When Congress voted to authorize the Iraq War in 2002, only seven Republicans voted against it. 10 years later those Republicans maintain they were right all along. HuffPost Politics reporter Jen Bendery joins Mike to weigh in.
How to Fix Italy After the Divisive Vote
Regional director for Europe and Central Asia, Transparency In...
Italians face the spectacle of continued political gridlock with the old elites, many tainted by corruption scandals, still holding the balance of power. What this shows more than anything else is a profound crisis in the relationship between the governed and their rulers.
Kenya 2013 Election Analysis: Raging Parties and Mass Violence
Content & Referral Marketing Strategist
When Kenya rages, it's a little different. The last time Kenyans went to the polls in 2007, the results were disputed and ethnically aligned gangs took the lives of more than 1,100 people during weeks of violent unrest.
Jim Clyburn: Scalia Rejects Voting Rights Act Because He's 'White And Proud
Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) said Friday that he was "absolutely shocked" to hear Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia describe a key piece of the Voting Rights Act, one of the most significant achievements of the civil rights movement, as a "perpetuation of racial entitlement" earlier this week.
House Passes Broader Senate Bill, Sends To Obama
The Violence Against Women Act is headed to the president's desk after a dragged out political fight over expanding protections to Native American, LGBT and immigrants. Jess McIntosh, communications director for EMILY'S List, joins Mike from DC.
Republicans Support Gay Marriage
Dozens of prominent Republicans have signed a legal brief arguing that gay people have a constitutional right to marry. Sabrina Siddiqui joins Abby to discuss.
Sequester Impact On States Detailed In New White House Reports
It's looking increasingly like the government is about to impose on itself $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts. The White House released new reports on Sunday that outline the ugly effects those cuts would have in individual states.
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