While West Virginia is no longer a Democratic slam dunk in national elections, the state has been friendly to home-grown Democrats over the years
In Pennsylvania this weekend, Obama gravitated to a Dem-heavy part of the state: Philadelphia
Shifts in the electoral college will not work in Obama's favor come 2012
Midwesterners care a lot about football, but maybe more about politics
Christine O'Donnell vs. Mike Castle had many of the same class elements that populated the 2012 presidential race, as well as other primaries this year
An Obama-Clinton pairing would energize portions of the Democratic base, but it wouldn't recreate 2008
Republican candidates today are expressing interest in rolling back the minimum wage--a tactic that would never have worked in 2006
As a Democrat, it pays to be able to critique Nancy Pelosi
Carl Paladino is an upstate politician who needs downstate New York to win. Can he survive the Manhattan media heat?
Using the iPhone to map the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
TARP has given the government a return on its investment, but a map of bank closures will remind voters of the worst
Well before the 2010 primary, the me-First State has made a habit of ticking people off
California, Nevada, Arizona, Florida, Michigan, and Georgia remain the hardest hit by the housing crisis
Adrian Fenty and Vince Gray appeal to different parts of the District, largely along racial and class lines
With an administration and Congress perceived as urban-minded, Democrats are having the most trouble hanging on to their rural seats
Why did New Hampshire's Washington-approved candidate win over the same people who voted for anti-Washington John McCain in 2000 and 2008?
Chicago's mayoral race is wide-open, and made especially complicated by the city's discrete ethnic neighborhoods
The trouble with calling Fiorina out on outsourcing to Asia
While the Daleys ruled Chicago, the city shifted from red and blue to almost all blue
93 percent of Washington, DC voted for Obama in 2008. Why is he so popular there?