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After drugs were found aboard the Ping May, a vessel owned by his wife’s family’s company, Colombian authorities are investigating.

Ukraine elections

The terms “pro-European” and “anti-European” no longer serve as useful reference points in Ukrainian politics—the real issue in this election was war or peace.

NYC Board of Elections

In New York State, the best way to end corruption, reform politics and counter inequality is to keep the WFP strong.

                                        —Headline, The New York Times

Despite her clear history of close association with the Koch brothers, Joni Ernst claims she doesn’t have any contact with outside groups running ads in her race.

Mike Rounds

Documents obtained by The Nation show former Governor Mike Rounds’s campaign manager may have improperly awarded state economic incentives to firms in which he and the candidate held investments.

The Republican wrecking crew would hurt workers, women, minorities and the environment.

Rick Weiland

The Democratic Senate candidate's prairie populism has made him competitive in this red state.

Post–Citizens United, candidates aren’t supposed to coordinate with “outside” spending groups—but even that minimal restriction isn’t being enforced.

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Forty-two people are responsible for nearly a third of Super PAC spending in the 2014 election cycle.

October 31, 2014

Focusing on state races where he can generate turnout makes political and policy sense for Obama.

October 30, 2014

Voter suppression efforts in key swing states could determine who controls the Senate and other crucial races.  

October 30, 2014

Who decides the minimum wage? In several ballot initiatives next week, the people will.

October 29, 2014

The US Chamber of Commerce is poised to spend more than any other dark-money group during the midterms.

October 29, 2014

Republicans may not be stupid, but they are shameless—and they know how to exploit the Ebola "threat." 

October 29, 2014

Obama should offer clemency to Snowden for revealing the alarming truth to the American people.

October 29, 2014

Anti-abortion groups are using fear, misinformation and possibly even illegal meddling at the polls to push a constitutional amendment that would open the door to restrictive legislation.

October 28, 2014

With campaign-finance rules collapsing, a billionaire moves last-minute money to Wisconsin Republicans.

October 28, 2014

Watch Ari Berman speak to Bill Moyers about the restrictive voter ID law in Texas.

October 27, 2014