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Media ignores minimum wage, assumes voters are doing the same

30 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The media may love Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham, but that doesn't mean voters agree with them. Democrats have a full set of economic priorities they're pushing in the run-up to November's elections, but, the New York Times points...Show More Summary

PHOTOS: Celebrate Scotland With Men in Kilts

46 minutes agoLGBT / Gay : Out Traveler G.P.S.

Kill time waiting for the election results by admiring these men in skirts. read more

Rob Ford Issues Audio Statement

1 hour agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Mayor thanks Torontonians for their well-wishes, urges city to elect his brother Doug. Mayor Rob Ford, recently diagnosed with a malignant abdominal tumour, has recorded an audio statement in order to “speak directly to the people of...Show More Summary

Elan Carr Releases New TV Ad in Run-Up to Midterm Election

LOS ANGELES -- 33rd District Republican congressional candidate Elan Carr released a new, 30-second television advertisement on Thursday as the countdown to November's midterm election dropped past the 50-day mark. The ad, titled "For Yolanda," is the first television advertisement of the cycle. Show More Summary

'Ready for Hillary' and the 2014 Mid-term Elections

We are witnessing a new tour-de-force in election strategy operating across the nation. It isn't based on raising a billion dollars but rather raising just enough money, less than $10 million so far, to generate excitement and get people...Show More Summary

Wisconsinites Scramble To Get Voter IDs In Seven Weeks Before Election

Groups say the three-judge panel's ruling "imposes a radical, last-minute change" that will "sow chaos at the polls." The post Wisconsinites Scramble To Get Voter IDs In Seven Weeks Before Election appeared first on ThinkProgress.

AP’s Steve Peoples Set to Cover 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates

The Associated Press’ Steve Peoples will cover Republican candidates in the 2016 presidential election, Dylan Byers reported this morning. Political editor David Scott wrote in a memo to staff, “For months during the last presidential...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Calls for a Women’s ‘Movement’ Ahead of Elections

“These issues have to be in the life blood of this election and any election”

A Crucial Election Season for Legalizing Marijuana and Ending the Drug War

It may be an off-year election, but it's a big one for drug policy reform. In seven weeks, voters across the country will have a chance to accelerate the unprecedented momentum to legalize marijuana and end the wider drug war. In fact, there are more drug policy reform questions on the ballot this November than ever in American history. Show More Summary

Voter fraud investigation sparks outrage from minority leaders, voting rights activists

Georgia’s statewide elections are shaping up to be among the most competitive in more than a decade. The gubernatorial and U.S. Senate campaigns have grabbed local and national headlines.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Biggest Illinois Treasurer's Race Campaign Contributors

The Illinois treasurer's race might not be the most exciting or talked about in the state, but it's one of the most hotly contested statewide elections on the 2014 ballot. Former House leader and current state Rep. Tom Cross, R-Oswego, who has served since 1993, and eight-year Democratic state Sen. Show More Summary

Congress Pays Ukraine Lip Service, Again

As newly elected Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visits Washington and addresses Congress, the United States has a second chance to help Ukraine continue its evolution as a free and vital bridge between Russia and the West. I say...Show More Summary

How to Fix America's Gridlock

The midterm elections loom but everyone knows what the outcome will be: gridlock, gridlock and more gridlock. That's because the U.S. system is based on a 227-year-old prototype (circa 1787) that badly needs a refresh to match the efficiency...Show More Summary

Congress Pays Ukraine Lip Service, Again

As newly elected Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visits Washington and addresses Congress, the United States has a second chance to help Ukraine continue its evolution as a free and vital bridge between Russia and the West. I say...Show More Summary

The case for and against Sen. Dick Durbin's reelection

With November's statewide elections quickly approaching, politically opposed friends Republican Chris Robling and Democrat Dave Lundy debated the pros and cons of reelecting Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.). Is he too partisan or willing to...Show More Summary

Boehner pivots to jobs, economy in run-up to November election

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Jobs and the economy remain tops on voters' minds heading into the midterm election, and House Speaker John A. Boehner wants to re-focus his Republican Party on a "five points" pocketbook agenda before November.

Ann Coulter: I Want To Drown Libertarians

3 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"The biggest current danger for Republicans is that idiots will vote for Libertarian candidates in do-or-die Senate elections, including Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina and Colorado. Democratic candidates don't have to put up with this crap -- they're even trying to dump the official Democrat in Kansas to give the stealth Democrat a better shot. Show More Summary

It's All About Cereal: Tedesco vs. Donovan

County elections may not grab the big headlines but elections do matter. In Bergen County where the number one concern of constituents is always real estate taxes, an important need now is to support Democrat James Tedesco's battle to unseat Republican Kathleen Donovan as County Executive. Show More Summary

Congress says it's ashamed of itself

Can you blame them? With the November elections approaching, Congress will leave town to go home and campaign without bothering to take an on-the-record vote on whether or not it supports President Obama's military campaign against ISIS—and...Show More Summary

AIM Editor on “Cavuto” About Presidential Approval Ratings

Accuracy in Media Editor Roger Aronoff was a recent guest on “Cavuto,” on the Fox Business Network. The topic was how the mainstream media have been ignoring President Obama’s low approval ratings in an election season. A study of media coverage of polling for the last two presidents shows that President George W. Bush received […]

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