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Will Labour knock off the Tories? Here are 16 races to watch in the UK's general election Thursday
Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democratic Party leader Nick Clegg is in real danger of losing his ...
dwb115 05/06/2015 40 32 1 -
The ugliest race in America gets uglier
The May 19 GOP primary has turned incredibly ugly especially in the past few days. On Monday night, a woman who said she used to date state Agriculture Commissioner James Comer back in college ...
Jeff Singer 05/06/2015 4 4 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/6
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David Nir 05/06/2015 188 1 - -
The Club For Growth gets their man in the Florida Senate race
Republican ...
Jeff Singer 05/06/2015 1 2 - -
An ugly mayoral race in Anchorage ends with a decisive Democratic victory
Democratic Mayor-elect Ethan Berkowitz An unusually nasty runoff in Alaska's largest city ended in a clear 59-41 win for Democrat Ethan Berkowitz. Berkowitz ...
Jeff Singer 05/06/2015 4 6 - -
How a special election in an Obama seat turned into a GOP blowout
Republican Rep.-elect Dan ...
Jeff Singer 05/06/2015 6 5 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: After five terms, Arizona is bloody tired of John McCain
Jeff Singer 05/06/2015 32 18 1 -
The left just won Alberta's provincial legislature—for the first time in 85 years
The interactive map above shows which ...
Stephen Wolf 05/05/2015 142 156 3 -
Daily Kos Elections Alberta provincial election liveblog #1
Tonight, voters in Alberta go to the polls in one of the most hotly-contested provincial elections in the province's history. Polling indicates an historic upset is possible, with the left-wing ...
James L 05/05/2015 229 19 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/5
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David Nir 05/05/2015 190 2 - -
Abuse allegations roil Republican gubernatorial primary in Kentucky just two weeks before election
Republican gubernatorial candidate James Comer The May 19 Kentucky GOP gubernatorial primary may be one for the books. Last week, we learned that a blogger named Michael Adams was accusing state ...
Jeff Singer 05/05/2015 31 23 - -
A new poll finds John McCain in real trouble, both in the primary and the general
Republican Sen. John McCain PPP surveys both the GOP primary and general elections in Arizona, and let's just say ...
Jeff Singer 05/05/2015 64 39 1 -
Election Day in Alberta will either bring a new government—or the biggest poll fail of all time
(click to enlarge) Today's the day, friends: We're finally at the finish line of the craziest three-way race Alberta has ever seen, ...
James L 05/05/2015 37 40 1 -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The establishment rallies behind Murphy, who waits on Grayson
Florida Democratic Senate candidate Patrick Murphy Leading Off : • FL-Sen : On Monday, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign ...
David Nir 05/05/2015 62 11 - -
In Florida Senate race, DSCC endorses Murphy while Grayson says he'll decide in a month
Democratic Rep. Patrick Murphy (at left) On Monday, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee offered its endorsement to Rep. Patrick Murphy in Florida's open-seat ...
David Nir 05/04/2015 57 4 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/4
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David Nir 05/04/2015 201 2 - -
We still can't believe the 'issue' that's dominating the mayor's race in Anchorage
Democratic candidate Ethan Berkowitz Tuesday's runoff in Alaska's largest city has turned an incredibly nasty affair. Over the last week, the contest has revolved around whether Democrat Ethan ...
Jeff Singer 05/04/2015 38 17 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: What's going on with Beau Biden?
Jeff Singer 05/04/2015 18 10 - -
Daily Kos Elections weekly open thread: What races are you interested in?
The Who — Won't Get Fooled Again (1971)
David Nir 05/01/2015 362 5 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/1
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David Nir 05/01/2015 104 4 - -
What's going on with Beau Biden?
Possible Delaware gubernatorial candidate ...
Jeff Singer 05/01/2015 6 3 - -
Meet the vulnerable Republican the NRCC won't protect
Iowa Republican Rep. Rod Blum and friend On Friday, the NRCC added eight more members to ...
Jeff Singer 05/01/2015 1 6 - -
Is it a UK parliamentary constituency or a Game of Thrones location?
Messrs. Sturgeon, Miliband, Cameron, Clegg, Lannister, and Lannister Two important things are currently going on, for fans of complex, impenetrable stories about people with impressively highbrow-...
David Jarman 05/01/2015 41 32 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The man who almost beat Mike Pence is back for round two
Democrat John Gregg, who lost to Mike Pence 50-47 in 2012, is back for a rematch Leading Off : • IN-Gov : On Thursday, former state House Speaker and 2012 Democratic nominee John ...
Jeff Singer 05/01/2015 13 7 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/30
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David Nir 04/30/2015 170 2 - -
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, suddenly (and unexpectedly) vulnerable, gets his first Democratic opponent
Indiana Republican Gov. Mike Pence On Thursday, former state House Speaker and 2012 Democratic nominee John Gregg announced that he would seek a rematch with Republican Gov. Mike ...
Jeff Singer 04/30/2015 24 34 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Earl Ray Tomblin considers an unexpected new campaign
West Virginia Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Leading Off : • WV-03 : Democrats finally lost this conservative southern West Virginia seat last year, with Republican Evan Jenkins unseating ...
Jeff Singer 04/30/2015 22 8 - -
Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, joins the Democratic primary for president
Bernie Sanders Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent who describes himself as ...
David Nir 04/29/2015 332 88 4 -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/29
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David Nir 04/29/2015 204 4 - -
Democrats want outgoing Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to recapture a red West Virginia House seat
Outgoing Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Democrats finally lost this conservative southern West Virginia seat last year, with Republican Evan Jenkins unseating longtime Democratic incumbent Nick ...
Jeff Singer 04/29/2015 4 7 - -
Anarchy in the UK: A guide to the next week's crazy British elections for American readers
British Prime Minister David Cameron For over a hundred years, British politics has largely functioned as a three-party ...
dwb115 04/29/2015 71 82 4 -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Welcome to 2016's most mysterious Senate race
Louisiana Republican Sen. David Vitter Leading Off : • LA-Sen, Gov : While Republican Sen. David Vitter has looked like the clear favorite to win this year'...
Jeff Singer 04/29/2015 16 7 - -
Why isn't this vulnerable New York Republican on the DCCC's target list?
Elise Stefanik On Tuesday, the DCCC launched a goofy little website targeting vulnerable House GOP freshmen, pairing them with pop songs from ostensible one-hit wonders (these guys are "one-term ...
David Nir 04/28/2015 33 15 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/28
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David Nir 04/28/2015 165 1 - -
The Daily Kos Great Mentioner returns to the Hoosier State to talk Senate
An Evan Bayh comeback would give Democrats ...
Jeff Singer 04/28/2015 17 9 - -
Daily Kos Election Morning Digest: Why Andrew Cuomo needs to watch his back in 2018
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...
David Nir 04/28/2015 15 7 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/27
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David Nir 04/27/2015 288 2 - -
One of 2010's biggest Republican duds looks to the Oregon gubernatorial race for redemption
My name is Sid Leiken, commissioner of commissioners: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair! Well, here's someone we never expected to hear from again! Republican Lane County Commissioner Sid ...
Jeff Singer 04/27/2015 5 5 - -
A major liberal contender isn't ruling out a primary challenge to Andrew Cuomo
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (at left) This would ...
David Nir 04/27/2015 68 35 2 -
Which Democrats will challenge a weakened Mike Pence? The Daily Kos Great Mentioner checks in
What once seemed like an easy win for Republican Gov. Mike Pence is looking a lot ...
Jeff Singer 04/27/2015 17 12 - -
A new Republican eyes a challenge against tea party favorite Mike Lee
Utah Sen. Mike Lee with Ted ...
Jeff Singer 04/27/2015 4 11 - -
An ambitious Republican looks to revive New Hampshire's Sununu dynasty
Republican Chris Sununu looks ready to run for governor Executive Councilor Chris Sununu, a member of the powerful Granite State Republican family, has been touted for higher office for a long time,
Jeff Singer 04/27/2015 4 4 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The GOP hopes Oregon's new governor isn't as safe as she looks
Oregon's new Democratic Gov. Kate Brown Leading Off : • OR-Gov : John Kitzhaber's resignation only weeks after starting his fourth term set off a variety of cascading effects in Oregon's ...
David Jarman 04/27/2015 32 15 - -
1.5 million black men are 'missing' from local communities, many because of prison
(click to enlarge) The New York Times 's Upshot released a ...
David Jarman 04/26/2015 25 57 1 -
Daily Kos Elections weekly open thread: What races are you interested in?
The Doors -- "People Are Strange"
James L 04/24/2015 438 5 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/24
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David Nir 04/24/2015 158 3 - -
One of the most powerful Republicans in Congress may be in for some primary hellfire
House Transportation Chair ...
Jeff Singer 04/24/2015 6 6 - -
Oregon's 2016 gubernatorial special election starts to take shape
David Jarman 04/24/2015 8 8 - -
Breaking new poll! Americans want 'relatable eater-in-chief,' not 'tea-sipping president'!
David Nir 04/24/2015 96 41 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Joe Heck listens as the GOP pleads for him to run for Senate
The NRSC is hoping they can land Rep. Joe Heck Leading Off : • NV-Sen : Rep. Joe Heck has repeatedly said that he doesn't want to run for Harry Reid's open Senate seat next year, but national ...
Jeff Singer 04/24/2015 4 5 - -
Alberta's May election has turned from a Tory cakewalk into a must-watch three-way fight. Here's why
Alberta Premier Jim Prentice of the Progressive Conservative Party It wasn't ...
James L 04/23/2015 24 42 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/23
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David Nir 04/23/2015 187 1 - -
With Reid retiring, Nevada Republicans might change a top recruit's mind about running for Senate
Jeff Singer 04/23/2015 12 3 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Steve Knight might be the one who gets 'dropped on his ass'
Republican Rep. Steve Knight Leading Off : • CA-25 : Republicans have held California's 25th Congressional District in northern Los Angeles County for ages, but presidential ...
Jeff Singer 04/23/2015 30 17 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/22
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David Nir 04/22/2015 187 1 - -
Lucy Flores, a rising Latina star for the Democrats, kicks off a bid for Congress
Democratic House candidate Lucy Flores On Wednesday, former Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, who was the Democrats' 2014 nominee for lieutenant governor,
Jeff Singer 04/22/2015 12 24 1 -
Republican who told anti-immigrant nutter he'd 'drop your ass' gets potential Democratic foe
Republicans have held California's 25th Congressional District in northern Los Angeles County seat for ages, but presidential turnout might give Democrats a shot at pulling off an upset next year.
Jeff Singer 04/22/2015 11 25 1 -
Zillionaire Republican senator: Students taking longer to graduate because 'college is a lot of fun'
Ron Johnson (in stupid hat) having "a lot of fun" at a tailgate Freshman Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is one of the most vulnerable Republicans seeking re-election next year. He's also one of the ...
David Nir 04/22/2015 94 57 2 -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: What's up with Joe Sestak's weak fundraising quarter?
Democratic Senate candidate Joe Sestak with supporters Leading Off : • PA-Sen : ...
David Nir 04/22/2015 27 9 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/21
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . • FL-Sen : On ...
David Nir 04/21/2015 223 3 - -
The Daily Kos Great Mentioner investigates two competitive races in the Show Me State
Likely Democratic gubernatorial nominee Chris Koster Potential candidates are constantly getting "mentioned" for higher office, but who's doing all that work? Why, the Great Mentioner, of course. ...
Jeff Singer 04/21/2015 12 9 - -
After a weak fundraising haul, Joe Sestak faces a big money gap with Pat Toomey
Pat Toomey (on left) and Joe ...
David Nir 04/21/2015 9 5 - -
With Marco Rubio running for the White House, Florida's Senate race is in flux
Even before Marco Rubio decided to run for the White House, it looked like Florida Republicans had more or less settled on a front-runner to succeed him in the Senate, state CFO Jeff Atwater. But ...
David Nir 04/21/2015 41 13 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Supreme Court tosses Republican maps in North Carolina
Leading Off : • NC Redistricting : On Monday, the Supreme Court vacated a ruling from North Carolina's highest court that had upheld Republican-drawn maps of the state's congressional and ...
David Nir 04/21/2015 21 22 2 -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/20
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David Nir 04/20/2015 113 1 - -
The Daily Kos Great Mentioner takes stock of the Republicans stampeding Marco Rubio's Senate seat
Retiring Republican Sen. Marco Rubio Potential candidates are constantly getting "mentioned" for higher office, but who's ...
Jeff Singer 04/20/2015 15 15 - -
Supreme Court, in flushing North Carolina GOP maps, may upend some of the most extreme gerrymanders
North Carolina's current congressional districts (click to enlarge) ...
David Nir 04/20/2015 80 119 1 -
The richest 0.01 percent of Americans gave 42 percent of political donations in 2012
Forget the top one percent, the top 0.01 percent of Americans gave nearly 42 percent of all political donation dollars in the 2012 ...
Stephen Wolf 04/20/2015 64 121 8 -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Joe Manchin chooses the Senate over another gubernatorial bid
West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin Leading Off : • WV-Gov, Sen : On Sunday, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin announced that he ...
Jeff Singer 04/20/2015 42 9 - -
Joe Manchin's decision to stay in the Senate may have effects for years to come
West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin On Sunday, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin ...
Jeff Singer 04/19/2015 33 17 - -
If the 2016 GOP presidential field is so deep, why is Donald Trump beating so many of their 'stars'?
Donald Trump: in the top half of the GOP field, both nationally and in pivotal New Hampshire. Much has ...
Steve Singiser 04/19/2015 100 55 - -
Daily Kos Elections weekly open thread: What races are you interested in?
Swingnuts... we're home.
James L 04/17/2015 496 4 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/17
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David Nir 04/17/2015 179 1 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: How is Russ Feingold like Han Solo? We're stoked to see him back
I have a good feeling about this Leading Off : • WI-Sen : Sweet merciful Moses! Run, don't walk, ...
David Nir 04/17/2015 113 36 1 -
GOP Sen. Mark Kirk, confronted with huge gaffe, has the solution: He won't talk about race anymore
Sen. Mark Kirk At a time when ...
Steve Singiser 04/16/2015 78 45 1 -
New PPP poll shows that Maggie Hassan would instantly put New Hampshire in play for Democrats
The one that Democrats want:
Jeff Singer 04/16/2015 27 22 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/16
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David Nir 04/16/2015 290 2 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Furious over RFRA, a legit Republican threatens to primary Pence
Indiana Republican Gov. Mike ...
David Nir 04/16/2015 19 16 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/15
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David Nir 04/15/2015 177 2 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: The Club for Growth has found their man in Florida
Jeff Singer 04/15/2015 20 16 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/14
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David Nir 04/14/2015 237 3 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Rubio gets bored of Senate after four years, does something else
Marco Rubio will depart the Senate to spend more time with his caucus-goers Leading Off : • FL-Sen : On Monday, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio confirmed that ...
Jeff Singer 04/14/2015 64 14 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/13
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . • FL-Sen : On ...
David Nir 04/13/2015 389 1 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Democrats zero in on an unlikely Sestak alternative
The DSCC is looking for an alternative to ...
Jeff Singer 04/13/2015 53 24 - -
More independent voters doesn't mean the country is moving toward the center
One of the many valuable services performed by the folks at Pew Research is their biannual polling on party identification in America—in other words, how many people identify as Democratic, how ...
David Jarman 04/12/2015 126 48 1 -
Daily Kos Elections weekly open thread: What races are you interested in?
Bob Marley -- "Waiting in Vain"
James L 04/10/2015 359 4 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/10
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David Nir 04/10/2015 205 1 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: A tea-partying ghost may haunt New Hampshire GOP again
Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte may need to watch out for an old primary ...
David Nir 04/10/2015 14 9 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/9
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David Nir 04/09/2015 318 1 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: DSCC tries to anoint Catherine Cortez Masto as Reid's successor
Jeff Singer 04/09/2015 24 15 1 -
Wanting to bomb Iran isn't wingnutty enough for the wingnuts when it comes to John McCain
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) announced Tuesday that he will indeed seek a sixth term in the Senate in 2016, causing the extremists for whom McCain isn't ...
Joan McCarter 04/08/2015 77 29 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/8
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . • Chicago ...
David Nir 04/08/2015 242 3 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Rahm overpowers progressives, wins second term
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was re-elected on ...
Jeff Singer 04/08/2015 118 13 1 -
Daily Kos Elections Chicago Mayor runoff liveblog #1
Tonight, voters in Chicago go to the polls in the mayoral runoff between incumbent Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. What polling we've seen predicts a double-digit ...
David Nir 04/07/2015 240 21 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/7
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David Nir 04/07/2015 214 2 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Quinnipiac offers up eye-popping numbers in key Senate contests
Quinnipiac finds Republican Sen. Pat Toomey (
David Nir 04/07/2015 49 9 - -
Quinnipiac's new trio of battleground Senate polls offers some serious head-scratchers
Is Ted Strickland really crushing it this hard? Quinnipiac ...
David Nir 04/06/2015 28 19 - -
Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/6
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David Nir 04/06/2015 313 2 - -
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: A weak primary opponent may again save John McCain
Actual good news... for John McCain! Leading Off :
Jeff Singer 04/06/2015 40 16 - -
French elections produce perfect gender parity overnight, but the left fails to benefit
An activist glues a poster for Socialist ...
Taniel 04/05/2015 38 38 1 -
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