"We are the ones we have been waiting for." That's what Barack Obama proclaimed the night of Super Tuesday in 2008, borrowing the line from a 1980 June Jordan poem (without citing the poet). His aspirational emphasis on we was a foundation of the campaign that brought him to the White House. Show More Summary
By Jim Farber Music Critic Welcome to the music industry’s Super Tuesday. Today marks the start of the fall rush, when record companies open the floodgates, setting a pace of releases that won't cease until the last leaves drop.
The Ohio State basketball team may have disappointed last year, but one luxury of being a marquee program is the national exposure that comes every season. The 2014-15 campaign will be no different for the Buckeyes. ESPN will feature...Show More Summary
But enough about me. Let's talk about how you feel about me... Maybe Barack Obama should modify his famous New Age-y line, uttered after the 2008 Super Tuesday results, to read "I am the one I have been waiting for." In recent times,...Show More Summary
Voting take place in seven states Tuesday, and most eyes are fixed on Mississippi. There, the latest battle between the Tea Party and an incumbent Republican will play out in the Senate primary runoff between six-term Senator Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel, a state senator and Tea Party favorite.
Mississippi's Chris McDaniel appears headed to a runoff Tuesday night's primaries were incredibly tense, and several races are still undecided, including the marquee Senate matchup in Mississippi. We've summarized all the action below (in alphabetical order by state), with Daily Kos Elections' race ratings appended. Show More Summary
Hello and welcome back again to the Decision Desk's coverage of the primaries. Today, primaries were held in eight states. My team is covering two of the most watched Senatorial primaries, the establishment-vs-conservative battle in Mississippi, and Ernst-versus-the-rest in Iowa....
Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel is hoping to unseat longtime Sen. Thad Cochran in Tuesday's Republican primary. Tuesday brings us the biggest primary night of 2014 (though far from the last) with eight states going to the polls. Show More Summary
It took less than ten minutes after the Kentucky polls closed last night for Sen. Mitch McConnell to be declared the victor in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate over challenger Matt Bevin—about the same amount of time birds with... Related Stories 2013 the Year of Chimps and Horses in Congress Top 10 (So Far) in 2014 The King Grinch Who Stole State Ag Laws
On Tuesday, former Congresswomen Marjorie Margolies, mother of Chelsea Clinton's husband was clobbered in her bid for a comeback in Pennsylvania's Democrat primary. Despite active campaigning by Bill and Hillary and aggressive support from the money-rich Emily's List, Margolies lost to 37-year old state Rep. Show More Summary
Tea Party candidates were universally trounced in yesterday's GOP primaries. Last night, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell decisively beat his tea party challenger by 24 percentage points. It's the latest big beat for the tea party, and further proof of a growing trend. Show More Summary
Super Tuesday 2014 has come to a close, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) scoring an expected win over Tea Party darling Matt Bevin in the Bluegrass state. Establishment Republicans also saw victories over TeaShow More Summary
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On Tuesday, voters in 6 states will head to the polls to select party nominees for the general election in November. It's the first "Super Tuesday" of the 2014 primary season. The results will fill in more lines on the upcoming midterm elections. Show More Summary
There's been very little that investors could be certain about so far this year, except for this: Tuesday's are usually winners. While the market has bounced back and forth, the S&P 500 has posted gains on 14 of the 16 Tuesdays this year. Show More Summary
by Choire Sicha Here's one easy way the Republican primaries could go. Let's say you've got your saggy Scott Brown, your Rand Paul, maybe your Ted Cruz on the outside… and then up front, your Marco Rubio and your Jeb Bush. I just can't take Mike Huckabee seriously, even though he's polling first right now. Show More Summary
COLUMBUS, OH -- As the Schottenstein Center bustles with increasing activity a couple hours before Tuesday night’s Top 25 matchup between eternal rivals Michigan and Ohio State, ESPN’s Mike Tirico has already put in a full day of work. Show More Summary
iPads, Mac Pros, and MacBooks -- oh, my!
FROM Frankfurt to Madrid, Zurich to London, it has been a big day for PowerPoint. Bank executives have spent the morning wading though slide after slide of second-quarter results for audiences of analysts and investors. Some of Europe’s...Show More Summary
It's awfully hard for a baseball team to stand unquestionably, soul-crushingly outside of contention in mid-June. But the 2013 Mets, who have failed at most everything, have been up to that task. Read more...