Topic: Election Day
The year-old tea party movement is growing. But it’s fractious, and that may undercut conservative strength for the midterm elections.
04/19/2010 01:34 pm
Rep. Bark Stupak of Michigan, who led a group of anti-abortion Democrats opposed to the health care bill, has promised a 'yes' on health care vote. Passage tonight now looks certain. Then what?
03/21/2010 07:04 pm
With 79 percent of the votes in the Iraq election counted, the coalition of secular challenger Iyad Allawi drew closer to the religious Shiite list of Prime Minister Maliki. The close election indicates months of negotiation before a new government is formed.
03/16/2010 07:01 pm
Despite attacks, triumphant moments unfolded across the country as Iraqis dipped their fingers in purple ink and cast ballots in the Iraq election. Results and voter turnout are not expected for at least another day.
03/07/2010 05:50 pm
Iraqi election officials are scrambling to address the complaints of security officials in the mostly Sunni Anbar province, who said that the names of thousands of police and military personnel were missing from polling stations or were registered at voting sites up to 250 miles away.
03/04/2010 12:15 pm
Ties between the tea party movement and the patriot movement could diminish the impact of conservative protesters. But seeing the tea party solely as a fringe movement has already cost the Democrats dearly.
02/17/2010 03:25 pm
In Pictures Sarah Palin's fashion
Three of the four main candidates in Sunday's presidential race tilt toward the right. Among them, front-runner Laura Chinchilla could become the nation's first woman president.
02/07/2010 01:52 pm
Though President Obama criticized the "perpetual campaign" mentality in Washington, political gamesmanship is as old as civilization.
01/29/2010 11:36 am
President Obama, in his State of the Union address Wednesday, showed little inclination to downscale his ambitious agenda and, strikingly, devoted a fair bit of his speech to the need to change the partisan tone in Washington.
01/28/2010 08:58 am