Chicago City Council elections are shaping up to be a contest between a coalition of organized labor, the many racially and ethnically diverse communities, their organizations and small businesses against the big financial and corporate interests in the city.
Thousands demanded that the Supreme Court overturn its decision to give corporations the rights of citizens.
CHICAGO - What are the most urgent issues this city's next mayor must address? That question was mulled by over 2,000 grassroots community activists Dec. 14 in a political style convention.
California's labor movement was the game-changer in the state's Democratic election sweep.
In the 2010 mid-term elections, there was no mandate.
Alaska's Republican write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski beat tea party fav Joe Miller, despite Sarah Palin's best efforts to ice the incumbent.
SEQUIM, Wash. - The highest profile election victory here Nov. 2 was the reelection of Sen. Patty Murray. She defeated Republican Dino Rossi by more than 100,000 votes.
This election made Alaska a unique case: voting Republican was a needed sacrifice to keep the far-right wing out of office.
Every statewide race in Texas was awash with big money.
Two weeks before election day, an unnamed outside Republican business group poured $1 million into vicious ads attacking Democratic incumbent Rep. Chris Murphy in the 5th Congressional District, claiming he voted for "Viagra for sex offenders."