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The culture wars may fail at the top of the ticket this year, but expect right-wing mayhem further down the ballot.

Never has the dead hand of the past had a "reform" candidate so firmly by the windpipe.

A close look at dirty tricks in key swing states.

Pieces of Karl Rove's plan to suppress the votes of students, minorities, the transient and the elderly are still in place--and could threaten any races that are remotely close.

North Carolinians have fallen, surprisingly for Obama. But how hard?

Let's hope he listens to Paul Volker and Warren Buffet--and keeps at bay Rubin, Summers and others responsible for the current debacle.

In recent weeks, the McCain campaign has been claiming ACORN knowingly participated in 'voter fraud.' In reality, this is a calculated attempt by the GOP to suppress the vote.

Will our next president have the courage to scrap No Child Left Behind?

Keith Olbermann criticizes the McCain campaign and other Republicans, like Michele Bachmann, for their use of divisive politics during the campaign.

Colin Powell slams right-wing attacks on Obama's character and argues in a favor a generational change in the White House.

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With different backgrounds but matching policies, the former Minnesota governor is on Mitt’s short list for running mate. 

June 18, 2012

New Hampshire Republicans generated little enthusiasm on the campaign trail and underwhelming turnout on Tuesday.  

January 11, 2012

Hope for a stronger economy, clean energy, green jobs, and improved health and security for our nation drove youth voters to the polls in record numbers on November 4.

November 10, 2008

By 10:00 am, 565 students at the Florida A&M University at Tallahassee, Florida already voted.

November 4, 2008

By 7am, there was already a line of over 1000 students waiting to vote at Penn State University, PA.

November 4, 2008

YouTube and PBS are offering a prominent platform for citizens to police the election process on November 4.

October 21, 2008