Dwight Crank prepares a voting precinct near Maysville, Ky. on Nov. 1 for the upcoming general election.
Rebecca Traister found many of the gender conversations during the 2008 elections painful but necessary.
Carly Fiorina spent a day in the hospital this week. The impact it has on her bid to unseat Sen. Barbara Boxer could depend on how her campaign handles the challenge.
Election 2010 has no shortage of nail-biters. According to The Cook Political Report, eight Senate races and – amazingly – 17 gubernatorial races remain toss-ups. While this list leaves off a few of those (the Senate races in Washington, Alaska, and Kentucky, for instance), here’s what’s going on in 10 of the closest statewide elections:
As the election Tuesday approaches, President Obama is increasing his rhetoric against the GOP party, though numbers still look grim for the Democrats.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (c.) speaks to supporters at a Republican National Committee rally in Orlando, Fla., on Oct. 23.
Meg Whitman trails Jerry Brown in a new poll of likely California voters. The episode involving her illegal Mexican housekeeper is hurting her, especially among Latino voters.
Senate majority leader Harry Reid has become the focus of the GOP's plan to take over the Senate, but will Obama's show of support help Reid beat his ultraconservative tea party opponent in this close race?
In a California campaign stop Obama says Abraham Lincoln would not have fit in among this year's GOP candidates. Perhaps. But would Thomas Jefferson have made a good modern Democrat?
California's Proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana use for adults, is trailing 51 percent to 39 percent, a poll released Friday shows. But some say polling on this issue may be problematic.