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California votes today, with control of Congress in play

California votes today, with control of Congress in playFor the next 24 hours, California will be the center of the political universe with repercussions that will almost certainly reshape this falls high-stakes midterm elections. Heres everything you need to know about Tuesdays key Golden State primaries.

Tue, 05 Jun 2018 11:18:12 -0400
Picking winners: National Democrats try to winnow the primary field, and not everyone is pleased

Picking winners: National Democrats try to winnow the primary field, and not everyone is pleasedAhead of Californias nonpartisan primaries, the national Democratic Party is trying to winnow the field of contenders to avoid splitting the progressive vote. Its a sound strategy, but the candidates pressured to drop out arent happy about it.

Fri, 11 May 2018 11:58:41 -0400
Amid the devastation left by ISIS, Iraqis vote, hoping for a better future

Amid the devastation left by ISIS, Iraqis vote, hoping for a better futureWhile Americans have been looking the other way, Iraqis are preparing to vote for Parliament, even in devastated areas like Mosul. In an optimistic sign for democracy, for the first time the parties arent divided strictly by religion.

Fri, 11 May 2018 11:21:25 -0400
Voting twice in Russia

Voting twice in Russia17 people were photographed by Reuters apparently casting ballots at more than one polling station Sunday during Russias presidential election in the town of Ust-Djeguta, southern Russia.Many appeared to be state employees, and some showed up in groups and in mini buses bearing the names of state-provided services.Here are a few.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:17:03 -0400
Voters flood the polls for Catalonia's parliamentary elections

Voters flood the polls for Catalonia's parliamentary electionsPro-independence parties may keep their absolute majority in Catalonias regional parliament, an exit poll suggested after elections on Thursday, potentially prolonging Spains worst political crisis in decades. No official results have yet been published and it was unclear if final results would match the poll, published by La Vanguardia newspaper as voting stations closed. If confirmed, the projection would open a new, uncertain chapter and cast doubts over Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoys ability to draw a line under a crisis that has damaged Spains economy and prompted a business exodus away from Catalonia.

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 15:25:14 -0500
A state in bondage to its past confronts a difficult choice for Senate

A state in bondage to its past confronts a difficult choice for SenateIn Alabama, religion brings people together but blacks and whites still see the controversial Senate race through very different eyes.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:00:11 -0500
Divided by symbols, Americans see a 'serious threat' across the aisle

Divided by symbols, Americans see a 'serious threat' across the aisleThe nations divisions are growing dangerously deep and wide. Yet, When you turn from symbols to policy, theres less polarization, says Robert Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute, which conducts the American Values Survey.

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:05:44 -0500
For Democrats in 2018, how many candidates are too many?

For Democrats in 2018, how many candidates are too many?Democrats are flooding into key House races, but could too many candidates hurt the partys chances on retaking Congress? Californias nonpartisan primary system may play a role here.

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:29:05 -0500
64 hours in October: How one weekend blew up the rules of American politics

64 hours in October: How one weekend blew up the rules of American politicsA firsthand account of the drama that unfolded during Oct. 7-9, 2016, from the release of the infamous Access Hollywood tape to the second presidential debate and everything in between.

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:28:27 -0400
Packing and cracking: The Supreme Court takes up partisan gerrymandering

Packing and cracking: The Supreme Court takes up partisan gerrymanderingOn October 3, the second day of the new term, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that likely poses the most momentous question on its docket: Should it, for the first time in history, strike down a states electoral map on the grounds of partisan gerrymandering?

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 05:00:50 -0400
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