Topic: Rhode Island
The Supreme Court will look at whether an Arizona campaign-finance law that discourages candidates from spending large amounts of money is constitutional.
11/29/2010 02:37 pm
As will Kmart. If retailers keep gnawing at this national day of togetherness and gratitude, there will be nothing left of Thanksgiving but a picked-over turkey.
11/17/2010 09:54 am
The issues that mattered most to voters, including sluggish economic growth and the high unemployment rate, figured prominently in the governor election results.
11/03/2010 11:37 am
Republicans needed to claim 39 Democratic seats to retake the House Tuesday. They won more than 60, surpassing the 'Republican Revolution' of 1994.
11/03/2010 07:54 am
We all make mistakes. But in the world of politics, it’s an art form. Sometimes they’re game-changers, or at least make the possibility of catching the front-runner more difficult. Some are Hail Mary passes gone terribly wrong. Not everyone will agree that everything here was a mistake. So without further ado, here’s our list of favorites from Election 2010, in no particular order, and focused on mistakes that could affect the outcome of a race. They’re mostly from Senate and governors’ races. We’re sure House candidates made plenty of mistakes, too, but most didn’t get national news coverage.
11/02/2010 09:32 am
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:
10/26/2010 10:24 am
As the election Tuesday approaches, President Obama is increasing his rhetoric against the GOP party, though numbers still look grim for the Democrats.
10/25/2010 11:37 pm
Rhode Island's gubernatorial candidate, Frank Caprio, unleashed a salty outburst after learning President Obama was not going endorse him in the Nov. 2 balloting.
10/25/2010 10:11 pm
President Obama won't be endorsing Frank Caprio, the Democrat running for Rhode Island governor, and the candidate didn't hold back in a radio spot Monday morning.
10/25/2010 02:51 pm
Beige Book is the Federal Reserve's periodic survey of economic conditions around the US.
10/21/2010 10:45 am