Campaigns and Elections

A Fair Vote in San Francisco A Fair Vote in San Francisco

On March 5 San Franciscans will have the opportunity to vote for an electoral system that elected "Red Ken" Livingstone as London's Mayor and Mary Robinson as Ireland's Preside...

Feb 14, 2002 / Feature / Eric C. Olson

Senate Shocker! Senate Shocker!

US Senator Russ Feingold, the Wisconsin Democratic side of the McCain-Feingold juggernaut that is on the verge of winning Senate approval of the most significant campaign finance ...

Mar 28, 2001 / Feature / John Nichols

Passing the Buck in Florida Passing the Buck in Florida

Joseph Heller would have had a field day with the hearings of the US Commission on Civil Rights in Tallahassee last week.

Jul 9, 2001 / Editorial / John Lantigua

For a Voting Rights Amendment For a Voting Rights Amendment

Serious shortcomings in voting access were illustrated in the 2000 'recount.'

Nov 19, 2001 / Feature / Jesse Jackson Jr.

Pardons in Perspective Pardons in Perspective

We learned a few things from Dan Burton's hearings into the Clinton pardons. We learned that Bill Clinton's pardon of billionaire expatriate Marc Rich was no last-minute rush job.

Mar 6, 2001 / Editorial / The Editors

Post-Campaign Reform Reform Post-Campaign Reform Reform

Hurray for campaign finance reform--well, kind of.

Feb 14, 2002 / Feature / David Corn

On Butterfly Wings On Butterfly Wings

This is going to be yet one more article on the never-ending recount-a-rama in Florida. But first a flashback to a pre-Election Day campaign moment: It's October. George W.

Apr 5, 2001 / Feature / David Corn

The Great Florida Recount The Great Florida Recount

The great Florida recount is under way.

Jan 31, 2001 / Feature / David Corn

Gore’s Supreme Challenge Gore’s Supreme Challenge

If I had been so bold as to have wagered that Al Gore would succeed in the latest Supreme Court round, I would have quickly called my bookie this morning after breakfasting in the...

Dec 11, 2001 / Editorial / David Corn

Crispy Supreme Arguments Crispy Supreme Arguments

In Gore Vidal's novel of post-World War I Washington, Hollywood, the toughest ticket in town is a pass to the Senate debate on the League of Nations treaty.

Dec 1, 2001 / Editorial / David Corn