Five states will vote to "ban" Affordable Care Act reforms. The trouble is, they can't.
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.
Unpacking the economics and the politics of our country's growing austerity lobby
Hurricane Sandy sends a brutal message to the city.
How the hurricane could affect polling places—and election outcomes.
Would Democrats and Republicans change how they think about the Electoral College?
Colorado's Republican secretary of state strives to make it harder for Democratic-leaning voters to cast their ballots.
Although the election season has been devoid of climate change talk, Hurricane Sandy makes our role in increasingly extreme weather patterns impossible to ignore.
What we know, and don't know, about Obama and Romney.
In the campaign’s last days, a leading political scientist says all hail to the polling guru’s sobering new book about predicting outcomes.
Why some of us may never get over how far lesbians and gay man have come from the old homo version of Jim Crow.
A Prospect Q&A with Alex Burton, who's running for the Canadian Liberal Party's top leadership slot.
A Prospect Q&A with Rob Zerban, the Wisconsin Dem trying to win Paul Ryan's House seat.
There's post-presidential debate strife in Wonkland, but all that counts to the undecided voters that remain is whether the two candidates put on a good show.
A new study shows that votes cast by mail are more likely to go uncounted.