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The President, let's understand, won a historic victory by committing
politics--shrewd, aggressive, old-fashioned, take-no-prisoners
politics--while the opposition party did the opposite.

Unions have improved their political game but are unhappy with the
results.

Governor Pataki's effective Gary Cooper imitation leaves Democrats in despair.

Opponents of the Florida governor are organizing voters still angry
about 2000.

While the Bush Administration's beating of the war drums has drowned out
domestic policy debates that should be shaping competition for control
of Congress, bread-and-butter issues dominate the

Shannon O'Brien had advantages going into the campaign for the
Democratic gubernatorial nomination in Massachusetts. As the state
treasurer, she'd won a statewide race.

The former Labor Secretary is a top gubernatorial contender in Massachusetts.

Governer Davis may win re-election only because the GOP's Simon is such
a loser.

John Dingell and Lynn Rivers are locked in a battle caused by
redistricting.

Blogs

The 2014 midterms are approaching and campaigns from both sides of the aisle are reaching out to youth.

October 27, 2014

He wants Republicans controlling the “political apparatus” and the “governmental apparatus” of voting.

October 24, 2014

It may be tough to get voters enthused about midterm elections, but organizers working to get black women to the polls are determined.

October 17, 2014

John Nichols appeared on All In with Chris Hayes Wednesday night to talk about how the minimum wage debate in Wisconsin could doom Scott Walker’s re-election campaign and tank his presidential ambitions.

October 16, 2014

Wisconsin's governor refuses to act on behalf of low-wage workers.

October 14, 2014

Calls for the pill to be available without a prescription are just naked attempts to woo female voters and mask opposition to the Obamacare birth control mandate.

October 2, 2014

More than 450 voters did not have their ballots counted in the state’s May primary as a result of the country’s harshest voting law.

September 10, 2014

The country’s most stringent voter ID law is once again challenged in federal court.

September 1, 2014

Documents reveal how a mining firm quietly supported Wisconsin’s governor.

August 25, 2014