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Daily Kos Elections weekly open thread: What races are you interested in?
Aztec Camera -- "Oblivious"
James L 05/22/2015 23 1 - -
Daily Kos Elections open thread 5/22
Mystery Science Theater 3000-- "Noh Theater" Daily Kos Elections is taking this Friday off, as well as this Monday in observance of Memorial Day. We'll be back Tuesday: In the meantime, have a ...
Jeff Singer 05/22/2015 84 1 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Lisa Murkowski may be in for a tough GOP primary. Again.
Alaska GOP Sen. Lisa ...
Jeff Singer 05/22/2015 3 3 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/21
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David Nir 05/21/2015 282 2 - -
Lisa Murkowski may be in for a tough GOP primary. Again.
Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski lost her 2010 primary, and she may be a conservative target again Last week, Roll Call reported that state Sen. Mike ...
Jeff Singer 05/21/2015 2 6 - -
Another poll finds David Vitter in a comfortable position in Louisiana's gubernatorial contest
Republican Sen. David Vitter (...
Jeff Singer 05/21/2015 8 2 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Jay Inslee starts with clear leads in Washington
Washington Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee Leading Off : • WA-Gov, Sen : Washington's Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee only won a narrow victory when he was first elected in 2012. However, Public Policy ...
David Jarman 05/21/2015 14 12 1 -
Washington voters like Jay Inslee; like same-sex marriage, marijuana, and background checks more
Gov. Jay Inslee (D) Washington's ...
David Jarman 05/20/2015 7 7 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/20
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . • KY-Gov : We ...
David Nir 05/20/2015 218 1 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Matt Bevin ekes out an 83-vote win, but recanvass looms
Matt Bevin holds an 83-vote lead with all ...
Jeff Singer 05/20/2015 21 9 - -
Daily Kos Elections Kentucky, Philly, and Jacksonville liveblog #5
Tonight, voters go to to the polls in party primaries Kentucky and Philadelphia, and for a mayoral runoff in Jacksonville, Florida. Our guide to the key races can be ...
Jeff Singer 05/19/2015 73 9 - -
Daily Kos Elections Kentucky, Philly, and Jacksonville liveblog #4
Tonight, voters go to to the polls in party primaries Kentucky and Philadelphia, and for a mayoral runoff in Jacksonville, Florida. Our guide to the key races can be ...
Jeff Singer 05/19/2015 44 4 - -
Daily Kos Elections Kentucky, Philly, and Jacksonville liveblog #3
Tonight, voters go to to the polls in party primaries Kentucky and Philadelphia, and for a mayoral runoff in Jacksonville, Florida. Our guide to the key races can be ...
Jeff Singer 05/19/2015 38 1 - -
Daily Kos Elections Kentucky, Philly, and Jacksonville liveblog #2
Tonight, voters go to to the polls in party primaries Kentucky and Philadelphia, and for a mayoral runoff in Jacksonville, Florida. Our guide to the key races can be ...
Jeff Singer 05/19/2015 19 1 - -
Daily Kos Elections Kentucky, Philly, and Jacksonville liveblog #1
Tonight, voters go to to the polls in party primaries Kentucky and Philadelphia, and for a mayoral runoff in Jacksonville, Florida. Our guide to the key races can be ...
Jeff Singer 05/19/2015 25 - - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/19
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David Nir 05/19/2015 124 1 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Shivved by fellow Republicans, Guinta shrugs off stab wounds
Republican Rep. Frank Guinta Leading Off : • NH-01 : Rep. Frank Guinta has certainly seen better days. Last Wednesday, the New Hampshire Republican paid a fine to the FEC over a mysterious (and ...
Jeff Singer 05/19/2015 9 6 - -
Frank Guinta's situation worsens as his fellow Republicans stuff him in the woodchipper
Embattled New Hampshire GOP congressman Frank Guinta Rep. Frank Guinta has certainly seen better days. Last Wednesday, the New Hampshire Republican paid a fine to the FEC over a mysterious (and ...
Jeff Singer 05/18/2015 17 22 - -
Unbelievable: Democratic congresswoman mocks Indians with clueless 'war whoop'
David Nir 05/18/2015 117 62 - -
Daily Kos Elections: Kentucky, Philadelphia, and Jacksonville election night preview
Jeff Singer 05/18/2015 20 10 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/18
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . • KY-Gov : ...
David Nir 05/18/2015 143 3 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Both parties watch as Frank Guinta's career collapses
Jeff Singer 05/18/2015 21 14 - -
Something called volcano monitoring
Mt. St. Helens eruption in 1980 Thirty-five years ago, on May 18, 1980, Mount St. ...
David Jarman 05/17/2015 86 151 2 -
Daily Kos Elections weekly open thread: What races are you interested in?
B.B. King -- "The Thrill is Gone"
James L 05/15/2015 356 3 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/15
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Jeff Singer 05/15/2015 178 1 - -
A second Democrat enters the race against Mark Kirk
GOP Sen. Mark Kirk On Friday, Chicago Urban League President and CEO Andrea Zopp announced that she will seek the Democratic ...
Jeff Singer 05/15/2015 7 11 - -
Republican Rep. Frank Guinta watches as his career collapses right in front of him
Jeff Singer 05/15/2015 34 47 - -
Two veteran Alaska Republicans might be in for a rough primary. Again.
Jeff Singer 05/15/2015 3 3 - -
Democrat Baron Hill dives into the Indiana Senate race
Jeff Singer 05/15/2015 5 8 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Russ Feingold is back
Russ Feingold, the once and future senator? Leading Off : • WI-Sen : On Thursday, ex-Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold announced that he ...
Jeff Singer 05/15/2015 19 25 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/14
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Jeff Singer 05/14/2015 324 4 - -
We finally have a contested Senate race in California, as Loretta Sanchez kicks off her campaign
Newly declared Democratic Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez Attorney General Kamala Harris has had the Democratic field to herself for the last few months, allowing her to build a war chest and rack ...
Jeff Singer 05/14/2015 53 20 - -
Alan Grayson drops a few colorful metaphors when asked about his Cayman Islands hedge funds
Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson I'm beginning to think that Alan Grayson doesn't like Patrick Murphy. Politico reports that Grayson, who is still mulling a Senate bid, compared his House colleague and ...
Jeff Singer 05/14/2015 35 16 - -
Russ Feingold kicks off a comeback bid against the Republican who unseated him in 2010
Former Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold (left) ...
Jeff Singer 05/14/2015 29 55 3 -
Russ Feingold is in for 2016 Senate race
Wisconsin, you have a chance for a really big do-over, because Russ Feingold is back . Feingold made his ...
Joan McCarter 05/14/2015 98 116 1 -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Labor looks set to score a big win in the Philly mayoral primary
A new poll gives Democrat Jim Kenney a huge lead ahead of the May 19 Philadelphia mayoral primary Leading Off : • Philadelphia Mayor : The May 19 Democratic primary pits labor-backed ex-City ...
David Jarman 05/14/2015 15 15 1 -
How gerrymandering cost Democrats the House in 2012: Part 1: An interactive look at alternative maps
Interactive map of the 2012 congressional districts, click to ...
Stephen Wolf 05/13/2015 67 72 7 -
The UK election results in review
Click to enlarge. Last week in the UK's general election , Conservatives pulled off ...
Daniel Donner 05/13/2015 29 12 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/13
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . • CA-Sen : On ...
Jeff Singer 05/13/2015 305 3 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The ugliest race in America is too close to call
James Comer may emerge with the GOP nomination despite past allegations of domestic violence Leading Off : • KY-Gov : SurveyUSA takes a look at next Tuesday's increasingly nasty GOP primary, ...
Jeff Singer 05/13/2015 14 14 - -
Another poll finds a tight three-way in the ugly Kentucky GOP gubernatorial primary
Tea partier Matt Bevin posts a 1-point lead ahead of next week's primary SurveyUSA takes a look at next Tuesday's increasingly nasty Kentucky GOP gubernatorial primary, and they find a very close ...
Jeff Singer 05/12/2015 3 3 - -
Compactness is a terrible standard for redistricting and determining if maps were gerrymandered
Split-line North Carolina congressional map from the ...
Stephen Wolf 05/12/2015 132 69 3 -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/12
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Jeff Singer 05/12/2015 167 3 - -
Pete Sessions helped the tea party rise to power in 2010. Now, he may be their next victim
Former NRCC head Pete Sessions ...
Jeff Singer 05/12/2015 5 7 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Nevada Republicans wait as Joe Heck flirts with a Senate run
Republican Rep. Joe Heck Leading Off : • NV-Sen : Well, this would be good news for the GOP. Rep. Joe Heck had initially ruled out running for this open seat and even when he began publicly ...
Jeff Singer 05/12/2015 15 8 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/11
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . • IN-Sen : ...
Jeff Singer 05/11/2015 144 1 - -
Nevada Republicans get some good news as Joe Heck moves closer to a Senate bid
Republican Rep. Joe Heck Well,
Jeff Singer 05/11/2015 1 2 - -
A new GOP poll gives Pat Toomey a formidable lead in light blue Pennsylvania
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey GOP pollster Harper Polling takes a look at the general election, and they find some very good numbers for ...
Jeff Singer 05/11/2015 19 5 - -
Another Indiana Democrat will challenge a weakened Mike Pence
Newly-minted Democratic gubernatorial candidate Karen Tallian While John Gregg came unexpectedly close to beating Republican Gov. Mike Pence in 2012, plenty of ...
Jeff Singer 05/11/2015 5 10 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The far-right gets their candidate in the Indiana Senate race
Newly-minted Republican Senate candidate Marlin Stutzman Leading Off : • IN-Sen : Republican Rep. Marlin Stutzman has been flirting with a bid ever since Sen. Dan Coats announced his retirement ...
Jeff Singer 05/11/2015 18 8 - -
Alberta's not Texas: Why you shouldn't overthink the progressive triumph in western Canada
The surge was real, and the progressive NDP will be in charge in Alberta. Perhaps it is owed, in part, to the enormous nature of the upset. Perhaps it is owed, in some small measure, to the fact ...
Steve Singiser 05/10/2015 79 60 2 -
Daily Kos Elections weekly open thread: What races are you interested in?
? and the Mysterians -- "96 Tears"
James L 05/10/2015 332 5 - -
Meet the Republican Senate candidate that Indiana Democrats want to face
Jeff Singer 05/10/2015 3 7 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/8
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David Nir 05/08/2015 143 1 - -
What the heck happened in the UK? Britain's Labour Party got rocked, but so did pollsters
Scottish National Party Nicola Sturgeon was one of the big winners of the night, with her party ...
David Nir 05/08/2015 151 52 1 -
As Florida's Senate race heats up, the Club For Growth prepares for war with Marco Rubio's buddy
Jeff Singer 05/08/2015 1 9 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Kentucky Republicans sink ever deeper into the muck
James Comer Leading Off : • KY-Gov : There are ugly races, and there's Kentucky's May 19 GOP gubernatorial primary. This ...
David Nir 05/08/2015 25 10 - -
UK general election liveblog #7
Today, the United Kingdom goes to the polls to elect a new Parliament. Polls closed at 5 PM ET, but different seats will report at different times. The first results are expected between 6-7 PM ET,
Jeff Singer 05/07/2015 159 20 1 -
UK general election liveblog #6
Today, the United Kingdom goes to the polls to elect a new Parliament. Polls closed at 5 PM ET, but different seats will report at different times. The first results are expected between 6-7 PM ET,
Jeff Singer 05/07/2015 63 11 - -
UK general election liveblog #5
Today, the United Kingdom goes to the polls to elect a new Parliament. Polls closed at 5 PM ET, but different seats will report at different times. The first results are expected between 6-7 PM ET,
Jeff Singer 05/07/2015 137 13 - -
UK general election liveblog #4
Today, the United Kingdom goes to the polls to elect a new Parliament. Polls closed at 5 PM ET, but different seats will report at different times. The first results are expected between 6-7 PM ET,
Jeff Singer 05/07/2015 90 22 - -
UK general election liveblog #3
Today, the United Kingdom goes to the polls to elect a new Parliament. Polls closed at 5 PM ET, but different seats will report at different times. The first results are expected between 6-7 PM ET,
Jeff Singer 05/07/2015 245 21 - -
UK general election liveblog #2
Today, the United Kingdom goes to the polls to elect a new Parliament. Polls closed at 5 PM ET, but different seats will report at different times. The first results are expected between 6-7 PM ET,
Jeff Singer 05/07/2015 136 21 - -
UK open thread and general election liveblog #1
Today, the United Kingdom goes to the polls to elect a new government. Polls close at 5 PM ET, but different constituencies (Parliament seats) will report at different times. The first results are ...
Jeff Singer 05/07/2015 122 13 - -
The nastiest race in America sinks deeper into the gutter
Kentucky GOP gubernatorial candidate Hal Heiner There are ugly races, and there's the May 19 Kentucky GOP gubernatorial primary. This ...
Jeff Singer 05/07/2015 9 9 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/7
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David Nir 05/07/2015 89 1 - -
Florida politician will pass on congressional run to spend more time with his dogs
Republican state Rep. Pat Rooney (on right) Republican state Rep. Pat Rooney announced on Thursday ...
Jeff Singer 05/07/2015 3 4 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The United Kingdom prepares for a suspenseful election night
Labour Party leader Ed Miliband Leading Off : •
Jeff Singer 05/07/2015 31 14 - -
Will Labour knock off the Tories? Here are 16 races to watch in the UK's general election Thursday
Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democratic Party leader Nick Clegg is in real danger of losing his ...
David Beard 05/06/2015 48 39 1 -
The ugliest race in America gets uglier
The May 19 GOP primary has turned incredibly ugly especially in the past few days. On Monday night, a woman who said she used to date state Agriculture Commissioner James Comer back in college ...
Jeff Singer 05/06/2015 4 8 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/6
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David Nir 05/06/2015 193 1 - -
The Club For Growth gets their man in the Florida Senate race
Republican ...
Jeff Singer 05/06/2015 1 2 - -
An ugly mayoral race in Anchorage ends with a decisive Democratic victory
Democratic Mayor-elect Ethan Berkowitz An unusually nasty runoff in Alaska's largest city ended in a clear 59-41 win for Democrat Ethan Berkowitz. Berkowitz ...
Jeff Singer 05/06/2015 4 6 - -
How a special election in an Obama seat turned into a GOP blowout
Republican Rep.-elect Dan ...
Jeff Singer 05/06/2015 6 5 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: After five terms, Arizona is bloody tired of John McCain
Jeff Singer 05/06/2015 32 18 1 -
The left just won Alberta's provincial legislature—for the first time in 85 years
The interactive map above shows which ...
Stephen Wolf 05/05/2015 145 160 3 -
Daily Kos Elections Alberta provincial election liveblog #1
Tonight, voters in Alberta go to the polls in one of the most hotly-contested provincial elections in the province's history. Polling indicates an historic upset is possible, with the left-wing ...
James L 05/05/2015 229 19 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/5
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David Nir 05/05/2015 191 2 - -
Abuse allegations roil Republican gubernatorial primary in Kentucky just two weeks before election
Republican gubernatorial candidate James Comer The May 19 Kentucky GOP gubernatorial primary may be one for the books. Last week, we learned that a blogger named Michael Adams was accusing state ...
Jeff Singer 05/05/2015 32 24 - -
A new poll finds John McCain in real trouble, both in the primary and the general
Republican Sen. John McCain PPP surveys both the GOP primary and general elections in Arizona, and let's just say ...
Jeff Singer 05/05/2015 64 40 1 -
Election Day in Alberta will either bring a new government—or the biggest poll fail of all time
(click to enlarge) Today's the day, friends: We're finally at the finish line of the craziest three-way race Alberta has ever seen, ...
James L 05/05/2015 37 40 1 -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The establishment rallies behind Murphy, who waits on Grayson
Florida Democratic Senate candidate Patrick Murphy Leading Off : • FL-Sen : On Monday, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign ...
David Nir 05/05/2015 63 11 - -
In Florida Senate race, DSCC endorses Murphy while Grayson says he'll decide in a month
Democratic Rep. Patrick Murphy (at left) On Monday, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee offered its endorsement to Rep. Patrick Murphy in Florida's open-seat ...
David Nir 05/04/2015 57 4 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/4
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David Nir 05/04/2015 201 2 - -
We still can't believe the 'issue' that's dominating the mayor's race in Anchorage
Democratic candidate Ethan Berkowitz Tuesday's runoff in Alaska's largest city has turned an incredibly nasty affair. Over the last week, the contest has revolved around whether Democrat Ethan ...
Jeff Singer 05/04/2015 45 20 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: What's going on with Beau Biden?
Jeff Singer 05/04/2015 18 10 - -
Daily Kos Elections weekly open thread: What races are you interested in?
The Who — Won't Get Fooled Again (1971)
David Nir 05/01/2015 362 5 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/1
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David Nir 05/01/2015 104 4 - -
What's going on with Beau Biden?
Possible Delaware gubernatorial candidate ...
Jeff Singer 05/01/2015 6 3 - -
Meet the vulnerable Republican the NRCC won't protect
Iowa Republican Rep. Rod Blum and friend On Friday, the NRCC added eight more members to ...
Jeff Singer 05/01/2015 1 6 - -
Is it a UK parliamentary constituency or a Game of Thrones location?
Messrs. Sturgeon, Miliband, Cameron, Clegg, Lannister, and Lannister Two important things are currently going on, for fans of complex, impenetrable stories about people with impressively highbrow-...
David Jarman 05/01/2015 41 32 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The man who almost beat Mike Pence is back for round two
Democrat John Gregg, who lost to Mike Pence 50-47 in 2012, is back for a rematch Leading Off : • IN-Gov : On Thursday, former state House Speaker and 2012 Democratic nominee John ...
Jeff Singer 05/01/2015 13 7 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/30
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David Nir 04/30/2015 170 2 - -
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, suddenly (and unexpectedly) vulnerable, gets his first Democratic opponent
Indiana Republican Gov. Mike Pence On Thursday, former state House Speaker and 2012 Democratic nominee John Gregg announced that he would seek a rematch with Republican Gov. Mike ...
Jeff Singer 04/30/2015 24 34 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Earl Ray Tomblin considers an unexpected new campaign
West Virginia Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Leading Off : • WV-03 : Democrats finally lost this conservative southern West Virginia seat last year, with Republican Evan Jenkins unseating ...
Jeff Singer 04/30/2015 22 8 - -
Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, joins the Democratic primary for president
Bernie Sanders Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent who describes himself as ...
David Nir 04/29/2015 332 88 4 -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/29
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David Nir 04/29/2015 204 4 - -
Democrats want outgoing Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to recapture a red West Virginia House seat
Outgoing Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Democrats finally lost this conservative southern West Virginia seat last year, with Republican Evan Jenkins unseating longtime Democratic incumbent Nick ...
Jeff Singer 04/29/2015 4 7 - -
Anarchy in the UK: A guide to the next week's crazy British elections for American readers
British Prime Minister David Cameron For over a hundred years, British politics has largely functioned as a three-party ...
David Beard 04/29/2015 71 83 4 -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Welcome to 2016's most mysterious Senate race
Louisiana Republican Sen. David Vitter Leading Off : • LA-Sen, Gov : While Republican Sen. David Vitter has looked like the clear favorite to win this year'...
Jeff Singer 04/29/2015 16 7 - -
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