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People wait to vote in the U.S. presidential primary election outside a polling site in Glendale, Arizona March 22, 2016. REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec

For Inclusive Primaries, See How California Does It

California’s primaries are public elections, paid for with tax dollars and administered by government agencies. Why should private organizations decide who can and cannot vote in public elections?

June 6, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton (L) and Bernie Sanders both gesture during a Democratic debate hosted by CNN and New York One at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York April 14, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Bernie Sanders Discusses Possible Trump Debate On Kimmel

A day after Donald Trump showed willingness to debate Bernie Sanders on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Sanders discusses the possibility of debating Trump with Kimmel.

May 27, 2016
Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton delivers a counter terrorism speech at Stanford University in Stanford, California, March 23, 2016. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach

New York Primary ‘Must-Win’ for Both Sanders, Clinton

If it seems like the race to win the Democratic primary has suddenly gotten more tense, thank New York.

April 11, 2016
People wait to vote in the U.S. presidential primary election outside a polling site in Glendale, Arizona March 22, 2016. REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec

Trump, Clinton Win Arizona On Big Night In The West

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump swept to victory in Arizona on Tuesday but rival Ted Cruz showed some fight with a win in Utah that gave hope to establishment Republicans who fear Trump would lead the party to ruin in the presidential election. On the Democratic side, favorite Hillary Clinton routed challenger […]

March 23, 2016

Presidential Candidates Seek Donors In A Holiday-Giving Mood

The amount of money a campaign raises each quarter has increasingly become an important gauge for judging whether a candidate is garnering the support needed to be viable.

December 23, 2015

Marco Rubio And Chris Christie Hang Out With Mitt Romney Over July 4th Weekend

Mitt Romney may not be running, but he remains pivotal to the GOP candidates due to his fundraising connections.

July 6, 2015
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How To Fix An Unfair Presidential Debate System

Fox News and CNN have effectively made a top-tier and also-rans class out of the GOP candidates.

May 28, 2015
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Is Anyone Not Running For The Republican Presidential Nomination?

What to expect when you’re expecting 15 GOP presidential candidates.

May 26, 2015

2016 Presidential Candidates Address Inequality (Sort Of)

At last, America’s political leaders indicate that they now hear the voices and feel the pain of the poor and of the millions of working families slipping out of the middle class. Alas the “solution” they propose just offers aid to the same corporate elites who’ve been knocking them down.

April 8, 2015
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Rubio Has Built A Nationwide Money Machine

Marco Rubio gets off the couch and begins to stump for big campaign contributions with the New Hampshire and Iowa primaries only ten months away.

April 6, 2015

Don’t Mess With Iowa As First Caucus State

The current nominating process may not be completely fair — but it works.

February 6, 2015

‘Self-Inflicted’ Wounds Led To Hawaii Governor’s Defeat, Analysts Say

By Cathleen Decker, Los Angeles Times Somehow, 40 years into a political career that was crowned by his election as Hawaii’s governor, Neil Abercrombie ignored the most basic lesson of the trade: It’s a popularity contest. After years of antagonizing not just partisan opponents but key elements of his own Democratic Party, retaliation came Saturday […]

August 11, 2014

In Blow To GOP Establishment, Tea Party Forces Run-Off

Washington (AFP) – The U.S. Republican establishment suffered an embarrassing political setback Tuesday courtesy of a Tea Party challenger, who battled a long-time Senate incumbent to a draw in a Mississippi race with national implications. Seven other states also held primaries in one of the biggest vote nights of the 2014 campaign season ahead of […]

June 4, 2014