Twenty-one years after the death of her brother in the Srebrenica massacre, Sehida Abdurahmanovic anxiously awaits Sunday's local elections in Bosnia, in which a Serb is favoured to become her mayor. Srebrenica, where 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed by Bosnian Serb forces in 1995, is today a microcosm of the fragile Balkan country. Show More Summary
MILLIONAIRES AND BILLIONAIRES UNITED: How Democrats Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Big Donor Money The flow of money, documented in Federal Election Commission reports, shows Democrats expanding their fund-raising advantage inShow More Summary
While 25 of our nation’s 44 presidents have been lawyers, just being an attorney isn’t enough to get you elected. But taking the right CLE might help you get closer to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave...
The German government on Friday told the Philippine ambassador that comments by President Rodrigo Duterte likening his deadly crime war to Hitler's efforts to exterminate Jews were "unacceptable". Duterte, 71, won elections in May in...Show More Summary
??? Can you guess what most happy couples have in common? Shared values? Sure, that’s important, but I’m thinking of something else. Similar political views? Helpful, especially in this heated U.S. election year. I’m referring to one...Show More Summary
Petri is a favorite of mine; I read her regularly. For those who aren’t familiar with her: Her blog columns are humorous ones about (mostly) politics, and of course these days mostly about the presidential election. Suffice it to say that this column of hers today is not along those lines. I’ll just say that this […]
Two more politicians on the ballot this November have come out as non-theistic ahead of the election. The Freethought Equality Fund has endorsed both of them.
Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) has been largely absent on the campaign trail back home in North Carolina so far in this election. But he's not been absent in the local headlines, and boy, has it been brutal for him. Here's the capper, theShow More Summary
As our own Megan Garber leads The Atlantic’s movie club in the weeks leading up to Election Day, we…
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson tells MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Friday that "exactly who did it" remains under investigation. Last month, the FBI warned state elections officials to boost their election security after hackers targeted data systems in at least two states, Illinois and Arizona. Show More Summary
It's been thirteen years since we started writing here about the shenanigans of the electronic voting machine industry, who were given a gift when, after the contested 2000 elections, Congress and the Supreme Court signaled that elections officials had to go and buy new machines. (more…)
The controversy over Bill Clinton's conduct wasn't just the product of a "vast right-wing conspiracy," it was the result of his habit of lying and obfuscation.
Post by Caroline Olney. For all its ups and downs, this election season is turning out to have one major attraction: Celebs are getting real weird to encourage us to get involved in politics. The latest iteration of this is Katy Perry, Madonna, and, oddly, Joel McHale getting naked to encourage you to vote. Show More Summary
As we enter the final month before the election, the news can feel dominated by stories of people being awful to each other. (Who could imagine that one of the worst offenders of said awfulness would be a major party nominee for president?...Show More Summary
[There are spoilers for The Purge: Election Year herein, so please return to your law-abiding existence if you’d rather not read about ’em.] James DeMonaco completed his trilogy of Purge films with The Purge: Election Year, which culminated in the abolition of the nationwide crime spree. Show More Summary
What do April 30, 1945, and Nov. 8, 2016, have in common? The first date was the culmination of World War II. On that fateful day, Adolf Hitler apparently shot himself in the mouth as Russian soldiers moved in on his compound.
Click here for reuse options! "Bombing that bad ought to be a war crime." Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson has been getting more mainstream media attention as the general election looms. But is he really worth your protest vote? “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert is doubtful. Show More Summary
Check it out: Forr October, we are going to try something different with our guest slate. With the election looming, we decided to do a month-long symposium, with expert guests writing about the election, election law, and related issues, such … Continue reading ?
On September 15, elections officials across Indiana received an alarming note from Connie Lawson, the state’s Republican secretary of state. “Unfortunately, it has recently come to my attention that nefarious actors are operating here in Indiana,” warned Lawson’s letter, which was sent to election administrators in each of the state’s 92 counties. Show More Summary