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Whoa: Former Republican House Speaker Denny Hastert indicted for lying to FBI, hiding transactions
Denny Hastert Did anyone see this coming? Former Speaker of the House Denny Hastert, a Republican who ...
David Nir 05/28/2015 139
Spain: It's like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders formed a new political party—and won
Imagine if Occupy Wall Street had ballooned into a massive movement with 50 million people in the streets nationwide. Imagine this grassroots upswelling coalescing into a political party ...
Daniel Donner 05/28/2015 20
How the hell can Ted Cruz support Texas flood relief after telling Hurricane Sandy victims to rot?
Ted Cruz There is just no way to square this circle. None whatsoever. After witnessing ...
David Nir 05/28/2015 130
How gerrymandering cost Democrats the House in 2012: An interactive look at the Northeast
In 2012, Democratic House candidates earned more votes combined than Republicans did, but the Democratic Party still came nowhere close to reclaiming the chamber. Now, Democrats are faced with the ...
Stephen Wolf 05/28/2015 28
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/28
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David Nir 05/28/2015 123
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Is Pat Toomey in good shape for re-election? This poll says no
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey ...
Jeff Singer 05/28/2015 63
Supreme Court to hear case that may dramatically alter 'one person, one vote' — and boost the GOP
Texas' state Senate districts (click to enlarge) In a move that election law expert Rick Hasen characterizes as "surprising," the Supreme Court ...
David Nir 05/27/2015 73
Rick Santorum just announced that he's running for president
David Nir 05/27/2015 288
An unpredictable race awaits both parties in Ann Kirkpatrick's House seat
Jeff Singer 05/27/2015 7
A new poll has Pat Toomey ahead, but in the danger zone
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey (left) faces a ...
Jeff Singer 05/27/2015 40
How the 1815 Congress of Vienna determined the outcome of last week's Polish presidential election
Click to enlarge. In a stunner, Polish President Bronisław Komorowski of the center-right Civic Platform lost his bid for re-election on Sunday in a ...
Daniel Donner 05/27/2015 16
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/27
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David Nir 05/27/2015 175
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: This is bad news for John McCain. Seriously
Republican Sen. John McCain will face a ...
David Nir 05/27/2015 36
Conservatives are spending to boost Alan Grayson in the Democratic primary
The Club for Growth's new ad When Democratic groups meddle in a Republican primary, no one would dispute that it means the candidate they're "helping"—like, say, Missouri's Todd Akin—is the one ...
David Nir 05/26/2015 40
Map: Irish voters pass marriage equality in a landslide
Click to enlarge. Ireland made history last Friday, approving an amendment ...
Daniel Donner 05/26/2015 38
The Louisiana gubernatorial race may get interesting after all
Gubernatorial frontrunner GOP Sen. David ...
Jeff Singer 05/26/2015 7
Ann Kirkpatrick will challenge John McCain for Senate, giving Democrats a top-flight candidate
Ann Kirkpatrick Tuesday morning brought some exciting news for Arizona Democrats, as Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick announced she'd run against veteran ...
David Nir 05/26/2015 57
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/26
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David Nir 05/26/2015 277
Car-free and middle-class status
It's now been nearly three months since I owned a working car. My decision to go car-free was part forced by not having a running car and not having the means at the time to afford even another ...
TDDVandy 05/25/2015 220
DK Elections Policy Weekly Open Thread: What Issues Are You Interested In?
/The Mamas and the Papas - "Creeque Alley" - 1967/ Welcome to the weekly open thread for policy discussions by DK Elections regulars. While the main Daily Kos Elections blog, an official subsite ...
DK Elections Policy 05/25/2015 140
Daily Kos Elections Memorial Day open thread
Bear McCreary -- "Wander My Friends"
Jeff Singer 05/25/2015 88
The perils of trying to define 'an accurate pollster'
If the majority of polls in 2014 were accurate, this guy would be Governor of Kansas. Next week, you can expect to see a piece offering a review of the performances of the polling community from ...
Steve Singiser 05/24/2015 24
Daily Kos Elections weekly open thread: What races are you interested in?
Aztec Camera -- "Oblivious"
James L 05/22/2015 378
Daily Kos Elections open thread 5/22
Mystery Science Theater 3000-- "Noh Theater" Daily Kos Elections is taking this Friday off, as well as this Monday in observance of Memorial Day. We'll be back Tuesday: In the meantime, have a ...
Jeff Singer 05/22/2015 96
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Lisa Murkowski may be in for a tough GOP primary. Again.
Alaska GOP Sen. Lisa ...
Jeff Singer 05/22/2015 3
Lisa Murkowski may be in for a tough GOP primary. Again.
Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski lost her 2010 primary, and she may be a conservative target again Last week, Roll Call reported that state Sen. Mike ...
Jeff Singer 05/21/2015 2
Another poll finds David Vitter in a comfortable position in Louisiana's gubernatorial contest
Republican Sen. David Vitter (...
Jeff Singer 05/21/2015 8
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/21
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David Nir 05/21/2015 283
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Jay Inslee starts with clear leads in Washington
Washington Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee Leading Off : • WA-Gov, Sen : Washington's Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee only won a narrow victory when he was first elected in 2012. However, Public Policy ...
David Jarman 05/21/2015 14
Washington voters like Jay Inslee; like same-sex marriage, marijuana, and background checks more
Gov. Jay Inslee (D) Washington's ...
David Jarman 05/20/2015 8
Craziness in Kentucky: Tea partier Matt Bevin wins gubernatorial primary by just 83 votes
Matt Bevin has apparently won the Kentucky GOP nod for governor by 83 votes. We were expecting a tight GOP gubernatorial primary in Kentucky, but not this tight! With all precincts reporting, tea ...
Jeff Singer 05/20/2015 17
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/20
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . • KY-Gov : We ...
David Nir 05/20/2015 218
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Matt Bevin ekes out an 83-vote win, but recanvass looms
Matt Bevin holds an 83-vote lead with all ...
Jeff Singer 05/20/2015 21
Daily Kos Elections Kentucky, Philly, and Jacksonville liveblog #5
Tonight, voters go to to the polls in party primaries Kentucky and Philadelphia, and for a mayoral runoff in Jacksonville, Florida. Our guide to the key races can be ...
Jeff Singer 05/19/2015 73

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