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This Could Be Democracy’s Last Stop. Vote.

Donald Trump’s rhetoric during the last days of the campaign has led even the most equable of journalists to the end of his rope.

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Why This Bernie Sanders Fan Is Voting for Hillary Clinton

While the Democratic presidential nominee may not be an ideal candidate—and the bar has been set low—Americans cannot afford to visit on the nation the damage Donald Trump would no doubt cause as president.

Posted on Nov 6, 2016 READ MORE



What’s on Your Ballot? Truthdig’s Voter Guide

Choosing the next president isn’t the only important decision the American electorate has to make in the 2016 election. In this article members of the Truthdig team share their opinions on other key issues.

Posted on Nov 6, 2016 READ MORE



17 Ballot Initiatives to Watch if You Care About Inequality

Voters in many states will have the opportunity Tuesday to weigh in on a wide variety of inequality-related issues, from taxing the wealthy to tackling price-gouging on drugs.

Posted on Nov 5, 2016 READ MORE



That Time I Was Investigated for Voter Fraud

If you think such fraud is an unprosecuted crime, tell that to the Maryland investigators who knocked on my door in 2014.

Posted on Oct 25, 2016 READ MORE



Voting Has Started, and ProPublica’s Electionland Project Is on the Case

Much of the country will vote before Election Day. Starting this week, ProPublica’s Electionland project has begun looking for problems that prevent people from voting.

Posted on Oct 5, 2016 READ MORE



Donald Trump’s Call for a Flood of Poll Watchers Could Disrupt Some Voting Places

In all but four states, private citizens can challenge someone’s right to cast a ballot on or before Election Day. In most places, the burden of proof then falls on the voter.

Posted on Sep 15, 2016 READ MORE



Cast Your Vote: Which Topic Most Needs to Be Addressed in the First Presidential Debate?

This week gave Americans a sneak peek at the upcoming presidential debate, and Truthdig wants to know what you think is being left out of the political dialogue.

Posted on Sep 10, 2016 READ MORE



Don’t Fall for It: The Nader Myth and Your 2016 Vote

Once again, fear is being ramped up to manipulate progressives into voting for someone they do not want—Hillary Clinton—instead of someone who represents their values.

Posted on Aug 2, 2016 READ MORE


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Huge Majority of Americans Are Frustrated, Angry, Helpless—You Name It—Due to 2016 Elections

Americans do not see either the Republicans or the Democrats as particularly receptive to new ideas or the views of the rank-and-file membership, according to a recent poll.

Posted on Jun 2, 2016 READ MORE


We Must Stop Voter Suppression (Video)

By Robert Reich

We need to move to the next stage of voting rights—a new Voting Rights Act—that renews the law that was effectively repealed by the conservative activists on the Supreme Court.

Posted on Apr 5, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law Requires an Education Campaign, Which the State Hasn’t Funded

The controversial law is about to get its inaugural use in a major statewide vote, Wisconsin’s April 5th primary.

Posted on Apr 5, 2016 READ MORE



Is the 2016 Election Already Being Stripped and Flipped?

Disturbing signs of the time-tested “strip and flip” strategy for stealing elections have already surfaced in 2016. Will they ultimately decide the outcome, as they have in too many recent elections?

Posted on Apr 4, 2016 READ MORE



Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Voter ID Laws

More than 30 states have enacted some version of voter ID law in recent years. How much do these laws change voting rules, and what impact could they have on the general election?

Posted on Mar 13, 2016 READ MORE



Michael Bloomberg’s Possible Entry Into the Race for President Is No Surprise

Just what this presidential campaign needs: another know-it-all billionaire. Whip out your checkbook, Michael Bloomberg, and come on in.

Posted on Jan 25, 2016 READ MORE


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Los Angeles to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

A historic victory has been won for the city’s low-wage workers.

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Comedian John Oliver on the Americans Who Still Don’t Even Have the Right to Vote

Inhabitants of U.S. territories, like Guam, Puerto Rico and American Samoa, still don’t have voting rights, and surprisingly these aren’t the only rights some of them are denied.

Posted on Mar 9, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN


Koch Brothers’ Ballots









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The Real Reason Behind the Democrats’ Big Midterm Losses

The president blames himself for the Democrats’ big losses Election Day. I respectfully disagree.

Posted on Nov 11, 2014 READ MORE


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The Wave Election









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Midterms 2014: GOP Gains Control of the Senate

And so it happened: Thanks to a heady combination of freed-up cash, amped-up campaigning, publicity-stoked fear and Obama fatigue, among other potent ingredients, Republicans took over the Senate on Tuesday evening. 

Posted on Nov 4, 2014 READ MORE


Voter Apathy









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Why the Midterm Elections Should Matter Especially to Women

By Robert Reich

If Republicans take over Congress on Tuesday, the economic position of women will take a major hit.

Posted on Nov 3, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN


Get Out the Vote









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Campaign Ads at Work









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Obama’s ID









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GOP Rocks the Vote









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Posted on Aug 7, 2014 ENLARGE



When Will Liberal Democrats Finally Break Free of the Democratic Party?

Some say it’s about time that progressives stop voting for Democrats who act like right wingers; ancient mating patterns explain why Tibetans can live at such high altitudes; meanwhile, the word “corporation” is nowhere to be found in the Constitution. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Jul 5, 2014 READ MORE


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