by Adam Peck, Scott Keyes Posted on July 1, 2014 Updated: July 1, 2014
Only two states -- Iowa and Mississippi -- have never elected a woman to Congress or as governor. That could change this year.
by Aviva Shen Posted on June 26, 2014
African American leaders are calling on Cochran to support voting rights after black voters carried him to victory Tuesday.
by Aviva Shen Posted on June 25, 2014
Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) eked out a victory Tuesday night, showing the GOP establishment just how badly they need to recruit non-white voters.
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by Josh Israel Posted on June 19, 2014
New federal court documents released Thursday reveal that Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) is the subject of a “Joe Doe” investigation in which prosecutors allege he was part of a “criminal scheme” to circumvent state election laws.
by Aviva Shen Posted on June 18, 2014 Updated: June 18, 2014
The coded soft sexism in Hillary Clinton's book tour.
by Adam Peck Posted on June 18, 2014 Updated: June 18, 2014
Fifty years after civil rights activists famously descended on Mississippi to register black voters, what would a modern Freedom Summer look like?
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on June 16, 2014
A new study says Twitter does more to amplify celebrities than to foster open debate.
by Josh Israel Posted on June 12, 2014
Jim Nachman, an attorney and former Richmond City Democratic Chairman, was the 2006 Democratic nominee against then-Chief Deputy Republican Whip Eric Cantor.
by Igor Volsky Posted on June 11, 2014
Two years later, those same miners are unwillingly part of another political campaign.
by Aviva Shen Posted on June 11, 2014
David Brat may owe his victory over Eric Cantor to voter apathy more than the Tea Party.