Last week, BuzzFlash at Truthout wrote on "GOP Voter Registration Irregularities Generally Overlooked by Mainstream Media."
What has began as a reporting of likely voter registration irregularities found in forms submitted to Palm Beach County, Florida, has become a national GOP scandal, involving state Republican Parties, the Romney Campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC).
If Mitt Romney wins the presidency in November, he will inherit a weak economy, huge budget deficits and a perilous global economic situation. Among his first, and most important, tasks will be appointing people to senior economic policy jobs to help him deal with those challenges.
Mitt Romney’s got his own problems, but the letter behind his name isn’t helping things.
The Republican Party remains at a low point in terms of its popularity, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, with a majority of voters (53 percent) saying they have an unfavorable view of the party and more than one in three (35 percent) saying they view Republicans in a strongly unfavorable light.
As Wednesday’s presidential debate approaches, the political junkies are gearing up for a shoot-out. If history is any guide, much attention will be paid to the political horse race. Much debate commentary will be about technique: Will President Barack Obama be crisp? Will Mitt Romney use the zingers he has reportedly practiced? Will he get under the president’s skin?
IS IT WEDNESDAY YET? WHAT ABOUT NOW? We've still got another day to go until President Obama and Mitt Romney take the stage in Denver, a fact that sucked up pretty much all of the oxygen in today's political news cycle.
A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday ordered state officials not to enforce the commonwealth’s tough new voter ID law in the November elections, a political victory for Democrats who say the measure is an attempt to discourage support for President Obama in a battleground state.
President Obama continues to lead Mitt Romney among likely voters, polls show, suggesting that the president has been able to maintain a post-convention bounce as the Republican candidate struggles to regain traction.
The polls come as Romney and Obama are set to face off in their first debate Wednesday in Denver.
The man at the center of a voter-fraud investigation in Florida is a longtime GOP operative with a pugnacious streak and a controversial history among Republicans and Democrats for his aggressive tactics in registering voters.
A billionaire businessman is calling on his fellow wealthy people to fight voter suppression, which he says is a mortal threat to American democracy.
William Louis-Dreyfus announced in a full-page ad in The New York Times on Tuesday that he has pledged $1 million to protect voting rights, and he asked others to join him.
Barry Commoner, a pioneering environmental scientist and activist, died Sunday at age 95.
Described in 1970 by Time magazine as the "Paul Revere of ecology," Commoner followed Rachel Carson as America's most prominent modern environmentalist. He viewed the environmental crisis as a symptom of a fundamentally flawed economic and social system.