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Is Ted Cruz eligible to run in Illinois?new

Objections filed with Illinois election board raise questions.
Illinois Times  |  Patrick Yeagle  |  01-28-2016  |  Elections

PDX to Trump: Drop Deadnew

How David Douglas School District proves Donald Trump wrong.
Willamette Week  |  Beth Slovic  |  12-11-2015  |  Elections

Trump up the Volume!new

California GOP politics in the era of Trump.
North Bay Bohemian  |  Tom Gogola  |  10-08-2015  |  Elections

November Election: Party Lines Drawn Earlynew

Education funding, job creation and fighting corruption are at the top of many Mississippi statewide candidates' lists heading into the November election.
Jackson Free Press  |  Arielle Dreher  |  08-14-2015  |  Elections

Keep on Truckin: Meet Robert Graynew

It was not until 7:36 on the morning of Aug. 5 that anyone found out what Robert Gray looked like, much less how he wound up being the Democratic Party's presumptive nominee for Mississippi governor.
Jackson Free Press  |  R.L. Nave  |  08-14-2015  |  Elections

‘Empower’ PAC Helps Oust Anti-Charter Republicansnew

Empower Mississippi, a nonprofit dedicated to school choice, used its political arm, the Empower PAC, to unseat four incumbent Republican candidates for the Mississippi House of Representatives in the DeSoto County primary elections on Aug. 4.
Jackson Free Press  |  Arielle Dreher  |  08-13-2015  |  Elections

Sanders' Shifting Stance on Super PACsnew

Few things differentiate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) from his presidential rivals more than his aversion to super PACs — or so he'd like you to think. The Vermont independent can barely get through a speech or a campaign email without denouncing his opponents for relying upon unlimited contributions to the quasi-independent fundraising entities...
Seven Days  |  Paul Heintz  |  07-24-2015  |  Elections

Vermont Publisher First with Sanders Campaign Booknew

Writer and activist Jonathan Tasini was the first to get Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to admit he might run for president. Well, sort of. ...
Seven Days  |  Paul Heintz  |  07-24-2015  |  Elections

The Only Color That Matters Is Greennew

Hip-hop and hummus with bestest leftist POTUS candidate Jill Stein.
Dig Boston  |  Chris Faraone  |  05-06-2015  |  Elections

How to Give $1 Million to a Mayoral Candidatenew

Thwart the $1,000 contribution limit with this one weird trick!
Charleston City Paper  |  Paul Bowers  |  05-06-2015  |  Elections

Oregon Says Yes to Marijuananew

Voters approve making recreational marijuana legal.
Willamette Week  |  Aaron Mesh  |  11-05-2014  |  Elections

Arkansas's New Day; a Historic Republican Victorynew

It's not too early to say definitively that it was a historic day in Arkansas, a triumphant Republican tidal wave that holds every promise of being here for a long time to come.
Arkansas Times  |  Max Brantley  |  11-05-2014  |  Elections

D.C. Legalizes Marijuananew

At the pot legalization party, it's not about getting high.
Washington City Paper  |  Perry Stein  |  11-05-2014  |  Elections

Mary Landrieu Heads to Runoff in

As was widely predicted by pollsters, Sen. Mary Landrieu's fourth bid for the Senate ended short of victory Tuesday night. Neither she nor her Republican opponent, Rep. Bill Cassidy, could crack the 50 percent margin necessary to avoid a runoff.
Gambit  |  Kevin Allman  |  11-05-2014  |  Elections

Pro-Cochran PAC Sheds Light on GOP Primarynew

Recent federal-campaign finance reports shed new light into spending that took place in the final days of the grueling Republican primary in June.
Jackson Free Press  |  Anna Wolfe  |  10-24-2014  |  Elections

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