Half a billion dollars was spent on U.S. Senate races this year, making this cycle the most expensive midterm campaign ever.
But in Tennessee, an anti-abortion amendment to the state constitution could go to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The party's failure isn’t just the result of Republican negativity.
If Dems were drawing clearer distinctions about economic priorities, they could move public opinion their way.
He's certainly made it an issue. But progressives are divided on whether his gubernatorial bid could harm the Working Families Party.
Voters were looking for something new when they elected Michael Peroutka to run as a Republican for a seat on Maryland's Anne Arundel County Council. What they got was something very old—like ante bellum kind of old.
North Carolina is closing college polling places. Texas has a forbidding ID law. Ohio curtailed early voting. For African-American students, the obstacles are mounting.
The country is stuck but it is not stationary. Some things are changing—just not at the federal level.
The 'are you black enough?' question is perilously close to the racist one-drop rule of yore—whether called by blacks or whites.
Evidence suggests that a significant part of the turnout problem is voting barriers.
On Tuesday, a Republican-appointed judge ruled that tens of thousands of new voter registrations—for mostly black and Latino voters—need not be processed before the November 4 election.
United States policy on the disputed city is illogical—for pragmatic reasons. The Supreme Court shouldn't interfere.
While these ballot measures—calling for an increase in the minimum wage and for the state to accept federal funding to expand its Medicaid program—are non-binding, organizers hope that the results will reveal a clear preference of the electorate for both.
It's not just North Carolina.
Then again, any time would have been right. Systemic white privilege and the language of racism is an American tradition as old as the republic.