Opinion Last Election Day the unthinkable may have happened. George W. Bush may have been elected President of the United States of America … but we do not know if he really won or if we were cheated for the second election in a row.
The Twin Cities were alive with political activity the Sept. 24-26 weekend. Volunteers were doing voter registration in front of grocery stores.
CASS LAKE, Minn. — Sitting in her tiny office at Leech Lake Tribal College here, Elaine Fleming ran through the get-out-the-vote (GOTV) activities she is helping to organize among the college’s students, faculty and staff.
Leaders of the nationwide voter registration movement are reporting that millions of new voters have registered for the Nov. 2 election, breaking records. click here for Spanish text
“I have never considered myself a partisan person, but the Republican Party left me behind, so I had no choice but to leave the Republican Party behind,” Steven Brozak told delegates to the Democratic Convention this summer.
Heartland unionists put in long hours MOORHEAD, Minn. — Standing in a factory parking lot here on a sparkling September day, surrounded by fields of sugar beets, corn and soybeans that stretch as far as the eye can see, a postal worker, an electrician, a payloader operator and a railroad track maintainer divided up lists of union members and got ready for another afternoon of knocking on doors. click here for Spanish text
The African American people from slavery to today have had to wage a hard, bitter and bloody struggle for the right to vote. The right to vote, therefore, is sacred; it is a basic part of achieving full democracy, including equality for all.
News Analysis On Aug. 29, a half million people marched in New York City at the opening of the Republican National Convention to say “No to the Bush agenda!”
The steady erosion of support for Bush’s ultra-right policies led the Kerry campaign earlier this summer to expand the list of potential “swing states” it believed to be competitive.
BOSTON — John Kerry and John Edwards left the Democratic National Con-vention July 29 to barnstorm across the country, buoyed by ringing calls both inside and outside the convention for George W. Bush’s defeat as a menace to world peace and democracy.