All Articles on Election 2014

Views
Hillary Is Already Triangulating Against Liberals
Her new attack on Bernie Sanders’ single-payer health care plan shows her indifference to progressive voters.
Read more
News
Not One, But Eight Reports Show Big Money Dominates Post-Citizens United Landscape
'A handful of deep-pocketed donors gets to determine who runs for office, what issues make it onto the agenda, and too frequently, who wins.'
Read more
Views
Holiday Bright Spots For Progressives
The midterm elections were a wake-up call. Voters had given up on the Democratic party as irrelevant – not really on their side, so they didn’t bother to show up at the polls. But there are end-of-year holiday season bright spots for progressives as we think about the coming year’s fights. People...
Read more
Views
A New Congress, Fossil-Fueled Republicanism, and Planetary Disaster
The 'Grand Oil Party' takes Washington by storm
Read more
News
Report: How GOP Operatives Clandestinely Used Twitter to Bypass Election Laws
Practice exposed by CNN reveals quest by political operatives to exploit murky world of campaign finance laws in age of Citizens United
Read more
Views
Some 'Old' News for a Newly Elected Congress
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has just released its latest appraisal of America’s income breakdown. Whatever yardstick you use, the CBO shows, the rich are winning. Big.
Read more
Views
Taking Stock of the Money Midterms
The 2014 elections exemplified everything wrong with the nation's campaign finance system as a movement to make it right gained steam.
Read more
Views
How Shy People Stole Our Elections
A big surprise from this year’s elections is that American politics has become dominated by the least likely of participants: shy people. That’s strange, since running for office is an ego game, attracting those comfortable with self-promotion. But the hot new trend is to campaign anonymously, not...
Read more
Views
How the GOP Bought, Rigged, Stole and Lynched the 2014 Election
Since the Bush-Cheney-Rove theft of the 2000 election in Florida, the right of millions of American citizens to vote and have that vote counted has been under constant assault. In 2014, that systematic disenfranchisement may well have delivered the US Senate to the Republican Party. If nothing...
Read more
News
Sanders Calls for Voting Holiday to 'Fix' Failed Democracy
Independent senator introducing legislation to create 'Democracy Day' to increase turnout
Read more

Pages