Politics

Relief We Can Believe In

Don't sell relief short; it can mean as much as hope and joy.

Northern Virginia: BMWs and Cell Phones

The final Obama push

What Is to Become of Mitt Romney?

Assuming he loses, that is

Mitt Romney Falls Short with White Voters

He isn't winning enough of the white vote.

Handicapping the Marriage-Equality Initiatives

Even if we lose all four ballot battles today, we’re winning the war.

U.S. Voter Turnout: Better Than You Might Think

It's been getting better, and may continue to increase.

What About Today's Election Would Prove Me Wrong?

Some thoughts on election prediction accountability

Get Out the Instagram

We sent Prospect readers on a mission to document their trips to the voting booth across the globe.

Ohio Legal Showdown?

Tips on what to expect from an expert (who thinks it probably won’t come to that)

The GOP Apostate Campaigns for Obama in Virginia

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee goes door knocking for Obama

Follow the Money—Where?

California’s tortuous quest to identify big-dollar right-wing donors

The Economy Is Set for Big Growth Next Year

Regardless of who wins, the recovery will strengthen next year. And that makes this election even more critical.

This Is the Election on Advertising

The year's ten craziest political ads—and only four of them feature Herman Cain.

These Guys Are Running for Office!?

Four candidates you wouldn't think would be on the ballot—let alone running for re-election.

The No-Brainer Progressive Case For Obama

Whether you're a moderate liberal or a democratic socialist, the president is much better on many issues and worse on none.

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