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How Stacey Abrams has gotten within one point of Georgia governors mansion

How Stacey Abrams has gotten within one point of Georgia governors mansionWith one point separating her and Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Abrams could very well becomenot only the first black governor of Georgia, but the first black woman in America to ever lead a state. The razor-tight race has been accompanied by record early voting, national scrutiny, and heated controversy.

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 10:35:12 -0400
Amid complaints of a rigged system, one woman's effort to end gerrymandering

Amid complaints of a rigged system, one woman's effort to end gerrymanderingThe post that changed Katie Faheys life came to her a couple of days after the 2016 presidential election.

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:49:19 -0400
Why the Kavanaugh effect on midterms is so unpredictable

Why the Kavanaugh effect on midterms is so unpredictableWhen big political news occurs close to an impending election, Washington is usually awash in arguments about how it might affect the upcoming vote. As you might have guessed, this brings us to the Supreme Court confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh. During recent weeks of struggle there have been lots of predictions about how it will swing the upcoming midterm elections one way or another.

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:17:16 -0400
Russia wrestles with a US-style school massacre in Crimea

Russia wrestles with a US-style school massacre in CrimeaDespite Russias already rather tough gun regulations, there are also calls to crack down harder. At the end of the day, and as is often the case in the US, there seems to be no clear explanation for why Vladislav Roslyakov, an 18-year-old student at Kerch Polytechnic College, came to school on Wednesday with two backpacks stuffed with explosives and a legally acquired shotgun-like hunting rifle, and proceeded to slaughter his fellow students and teachers.

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:55:31 -0400
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