In a Pennsylvania special congressional election working family voters pushed hard and played a big role in electing Democrat Mark Critz over a Republican who staked a large part of his campaign on overturning health care reform.
Mid-term elections seldom spur much grassroots energy, but with much at stake this fall, Organizing for America aims to change that.
Despite record levels of unemployment, Black young people, since the election of President Barack Obama, have become optimistic about the future, according to a number of recent studies.
TAMPA, Fla. -- The race for Florida's Senate seat looks to be a tight one. The Republicans are out in full force to maintain their seat and the lead up to the August primary is already brutal.
N.Y. politician uses homophobia as main election message.
ORLANDO, Fla. (PAI) - Pat Quinn claims he is thinking out of the box. The times - and the economy of both his state and the nation - demand it. And he wishes politicians in Washington would do the same.
In Ohio, one leading Democrat is seen as having a better chance of winning in November, but the other has more money and is ahead in primary polls.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., appointed to fill the seat vacated by now-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, has already picked up a spate of endorsements.
Why would a state like this, which hasn't had a Republican senator in 24 years, even conside replacing a liberal populist with a right-wing Republican?
CHICAGO -- Voters in the Feb. 2 Illinois primary election seemed to send a message to politicians: We're fed up with corruption; we want solutions.