Politics

Ohio's Brown Revolution

What will the fighting liberal senator's likely re-election mean for the future of Ohio Democrats?

Equality's Amazing Vanishing Act

Polling shows a solid majority of voters in Washington support the state's same-sex marriage referendum. But will that edge evaporate once voters hit the voting booth?

Show Us Your Model

Explaining Nate Silver trutherism and the real reasons liberals lean on the election's star blogger.

Power and Privilege in the Workplace

More employers tell their employees how to vote

Richard Carmona, Centrist Avenger

The former surgeon general is running a surprisingly successful non-ideological campaign for the Arizona Senate seat—and signaling a shift away from Republican domination of the state.

Bubba Turns on the Charm in Colorado

While President Obama focuses on disaster relief, the former president has his back in this important swing state.

Relax, It's Just a Costume

Blogging about sexy Halloween costumes has become a parody of itself.

Romney's Continent-Crossing Coattails

A guide to Israel's dangerous election

Anti-Obamacare Ballot Measures: Purely Symbolic, Sometimes Ironic

Five states will vote to "ban" Affordable Care Act reforms. The trouble is, they can't.

Manhattan, Shaken and Stirred

Hurricane Sandy devastated much of the East Coast—especially New York City and New Jersey—last night. Here's a collection of photos documenting much of the damage.

Fix the Debt, Destroy the Recovery

Unpacking the economics and the politics of our country's growing austerity lobby

New York Dispatch: "The Place Is Drowned"

Hurricane Sandy sends a brutal message to the city.

The Politics of Frankenstorm

How the hurricane could affect polling places—and election outcomes.

Considering an Electoral-Popular Vote Split

Would Democrats and Republicans change how they think about the Electoral College?

Colorado: The Florida of 2012?

Colorado's Republican secretary of state strives to make it harder for Democratic-leaning voters to cast their ballots.

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