While Elizabeth Warren is viewed as a threat to the banks, she is just one Senator. Congress is still rife with members, both Republican and Democrat, who rely heavily on the banks for their campaigns.
Pro-choice candidates gained big time this election cycle, while anti-choice politicians lost even more power, at least on a national level. The lesson of all this is simple: After decades of feminists arguing for women’s rights, the majority of the public is on board.
Despite being the state that tipped Obama over the top in electoral votes, reproductive rights in Ohio may be in more danger than ever before.
On Tuesday, high-profile political coverage in the national media was mainly focused on the US presidential election, some Senate and House races, and a few state ballot measures. Yet there were a seemingly endless number of smaller, less-publicized elections for city- and state-level positions, votes on state initiatives that flew under the radar, and city and county decisions that were only covered in local news.
Millennials made the difference in this election, with the largest share of voters of any other age group going to the polls. Yet while Millennials tend to be progressive and willing to work, Democrats have done a relatively poor job of engaging them for the long term. This needs to change.
With a slew of judicial races to watch, voters showed they have little tolerance for overtly politicizing the bench.
The former Clarence Thomas clerk will now take on Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in November. But what are the differences between the two women?
The candidate gets an endorsement from the Republican National Coalition for Life for his senate bid.
What is happening right now with Election 2012 and what are people thinking? Here is helpful information I found all over the web.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi succeeded in her bid to become House Minority Leader in the new Congress.