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South Carolina Election Results and Analysisnew

If you were expecting to wake up this morning with Alvin Greene as your U.S. Senator, put down the bong and get ready for disappointment.
Charleston City Paper  |  Greg Hambrick  |  11-03-2010  |  Elections

The Obama Postmortem

Barack Obama may well be reelected in 2012. Considering that the current GOP frontrunners are Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney, the odds favor him. But the Obama experiment is effectively dead. There will be no change, and so there is no hope.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  11-03-2010  |  Elections

Helicopter Mom Will See You at the Pollsnew

The Dems send out invasive e-mails not just for the fun of it, but because science says such e-mails work.
Chicago Reader  |  Lauri Apple  |  11-02-2010  |  Elections

66 Reasons NOT to Vote for Pat Toomeynew

This year was made for Pat Toomey: In light of his compatriots' more bizarre tendencies — Christine O'Donnell's witchcraft-dabbling; Rand Paul's tenuous approval of the Civil Rights Act; Sharron Angle's "Second Amendment remedies" for legislation she doesn't like — the amiable Toomey doesn't look so crazy.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Jeffrey C. Billman  |  11-02-2010  |  Elections

Does It Really Matter Who Nevada Chooses?new

For roughly two decades, since Nevada’s modern era began with the opening of the Mirage, Nevada was like a rich kid in a shiny new sports car, tipping back a bottle of Jack Daniels. Now the trust fund, also known as the construction boom, has run out.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  J. Patrick Coolican  |  11-01-2010  |  Elections

Hick Unfilterednew

A behind-the-scenes look at John Hickenlooper, now in the center of a political storm between competitors Dan Maes and Tom Tancredo.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  J. Adrian Stanley  |  10-28-2010  |  Elections

The Couch Potato’s Guide To Tracking the National Election Resultsnew

Election 2010: What to watch for, from the comfort of your living room.
Boston Phoenix  |  David Bernstein  |  10-28-2010  |  Elections

The Campaign That Wasn'tnew

Idaho's gubernatorial race has been lackluster on both sides.
Boise Weekly  |  Michael Ames, Andrew Crisp, Zach Hagadone, George Prentice  |  10-27-2010  |  Elections

Georgia Voters vs. the Walking Deadnew

Fight the apathy, the cynicism and the decaying flesh! Vote Nov. 2!
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Creative Loafing Staff  |  10-27-2010  |  Elections

Army of Darknessnew

Tea Party horde devours GOP establishment, lurches onward.
Columbia Free Times  |  Corey Hutchins  |  10-27-2010  |  Elections

Swooning for the Richnew

The cruelest irony would be for Sen. Russ Feingold, a progressive populist in the mold of Wisconsin icon Robert La Follette, to be defeated by a millionaire businessman.
Shepherd Express  |  Joel McNally  |  10-26-2010  |  Elections

Queer Elephantsnew

Some Republican candidates argue they are the better lawmakers for gay rights.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Jesse Fruhwirth  |  10-26-2010  |  LGBT


President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, and Speaker Pelosi have accomplished much — and are running for their political lives.
Boston Phoenix  |  David Bernstein  |  10-25-2010  |  Elections

Sheheen's New Ad About Haley AND His Valuesnew

After two hard-hitting, but obviously effective attack ads from Democrat Vincent Sheheen, the gubernatorial candidate offers a little something more in his latest ad.
Charleston City Paper  |  Greg Hambrick  |  10-25-2010  |  Elections

Poll-ing Ahead in Coloradonew

Looking good at the moment: John Hickenlooper, medical marijuana and a new form of government.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Bryce Crawford  |  10-25-2010  |  Elections

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