Elections

  • Sarah Palin Predicts 'Shocker' In Heated Senate Race

    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) thinks the results of the Louisiana Senate race will be quite the "shocker."She's not worried about the incumbent, Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, or even Republican candidate Rep. Bill Cassidy -- Palin thinks longshot GOP candidate Rob Maness is going to win the…

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  • A Republican Midterm Wave Will Further Sink Black America

    GOP pundits and some in the media gleefully noted that a few African-American listeners purportedly walked out on President Obama during a campaign speech he made at a Maryland high school on October 19 to boost the candidacy of Maryland gubernatorial Democrat candidate Lt. Governor Anthony Brown.…

    Huffington Post
  • North Texas town voting on fracking ban

    Anti-fracking activists and campaigners backed by big oil and gas companies sparred outside of voting sites on the last day of early voting in a North Texas university town that's considering a ban on ...

    Associated Press
  • Poll: Indicted congressman still ahead -- by 19 points

    Republican Rep. Michael Grimm appears poised for a landslide re-election from New York's 11th District, according to the new poll from Siena College — despite the fact that he is currently under federal indictment.

    The Week (RSS)
  • Unknown election outcome is stocks' big fear

    Senate races next week could hold the key to whether the stock market glides through the year-end in a typical post-midterm election rally or gets hit with a fresh bout of volatility. "If we have a really uncertain situation, where the Senate is divided and candidates are threatening recounts,…

    Reuters
  • Here's How You Can Get Ready for Election Day!

    On Election Day, Tuesday, November 4, millions of voters will head to the polls to stand up for what matters most in our communities and our lives. These elections are about our jobs, our health, our communities, our security and our future. Are you ready? It is time to plan when you'll vote on…

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  • [video] Opinion: Illinois’s Tax-and-Spend Governor in Trouble

    Senior Editorial Page Writer Collin Levy with the latest on the gubernatorial race in the Prairie State. Photo: Getty Images

    MarketWatch
  • 4 ways Tuesday’s election could hit you in the wallet

    In times of economic uncertainty Americans tend to vote their wallets.

    Money
  • This 13-Year-Old Can't Vote, But Awesomely Explains Why Adults Should

    Political activist Madison Kimrey has issues -- in a good way.She wants to improve education, health care and animal rights, and she'd love to vote for all of them someday soon.But since she's only 13, she can't. So ahead of Tuesday's election, she's urging those who can vote to actually do it. The…

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  • AP PHOTOS: Small Alaska town welcomes big politics

    PETERSBURG, Alaska (AP) — When U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican challenger, Dan Sullivan, greet cheering supporters in downtown Anchorage on Election Night, their thoughts may turn to days of boots-on-the-ground campaigning in more unforgiving and far-flung parts of this remote and rugged…

    Associated Press
  • Casinos Watch: It's all coming to a...

    It's all coming to a head on Election Day this Tuesday: "For underfunded casino opponents who cannot afford a massive advertising campaign, house-to-house canvassing for votes is a necessity. And even with a multimillion dollar TV budget, pro-casino canvassers...

    Curbed Boston
  • The Real Issue On Election Day

    I've been hearing a lot of issues being discussed in this election - the economy, Ebola, immigration, and income inequality, just to name a few.But what this election is really about is one question: Do we want a government that sits on its hands in times of great challenges, or one that rolls up…

    Huffington Post
  • Welcome to the neverending campaign

    Here's how big money has completely changed the election cycle, says Republican strategist Sara Fagen.

    CNBC
  • [video] Capital Journal: Senate Control Still Uncertain

    WSJ politics reporter Patrick O'Connor explains the steps Democrats and Republicans are taking at the end of the campaigns to secure seats on election day. Photo: AP

    MarketWatch
  • Student Loan Debt Inspires 21-Year-Old to Run for Office

    A college student in Indiana decided to run for state office and do something about what he calls the unsustainable cost of student loan debt.

    Credit.com
  • TV space for campaign ads hard to find this late

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A Democratic super PAC wanted to run a 30-second ad during a Friday evening newscast on New Hampshire's one network station — and was even willing to shell out the $10,000 that the station demanded.

    Associated Press
  • How the AP-GfK poll was conducted

    The Associated Press-GfK poll on issues in the midterm elections was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Oct. 16-20. It is based on online interviews of 1,608 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.

    Associated Press
  • Christie hopes for 'big, fat blowout' for Branstad

    BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sought to give a final boost to Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's re-election bid on Thursday night, saying he's got his fingers crossed for a blowout.

    Associated Press