| Sep 10, 2012
| 2:08 PM
As always, my vote is up for grabs and I’m going to give it to the first party that stops treating women as if they are a race of Martians who just arrived on Planet Earth armed with ray guns and voter ID cards.
My stars, if I hear one more...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Did your history classes feel a lot like the Charlie Brown teacher talking when you were in school?
A group of actors with Interactive Theater have spiced up history by putting it into an interactive play called "Meet the U.S. Presidents."
| May 31, 2012
| 8:06 AM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — What’s next for Mitt Romney? The Republican presidential nomination finally in hand, he will spend the next three months trying to undercut President Barack Obama on the economy while portraying himself as Mr. Fix It...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 9:29 AM
The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.
Andrew Teixeira: He is absolutely insane. The Ryan budget proposal would ruin the country ... I haven't heard him say he wants to help anyone....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:28 AM
There are just a few short weeks until the presidential election and most polls show a tight race nationally. While the mainstream news media is declaring President Obama significantly ahead in swing state polls, some analysts like Dick Morris of Fox News...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:05 AM
There was only one presidential debate in 1980 between challenger Ronald Reagan and President Jimmy Carter. Just two days before the Oct. 28 debate, Carter was eight points ahead in the Gallup poll. A week after the debate, he lost to Reagan by nearly ten...
| Feb 17, 2013
According to legend, outside of Independence Hall in Philadelphia, at the end of the Constitutional Convention in 1787, a Mrs. Powel asked Benjamin Franklin, "Well, Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?" Franklin answered, "A republic, if...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:45 PM
The recent uproar over the Virginia legislature’s attempt to gerrymander their presidential vote is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the institutionalized shenanigans Republicans are using to maintain an artificial hold on power.
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:32 AM
BOSTON (AP) — After back-to-back presidential losses, Republicans in key states want to change the rules to make it easier for them to win.
From Wisconsin to Pennsylvania, GOP officials who control legislatures in states that supported President...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A recent Baltimore Sun article, "Election remake hits hurdles," (Jan. 29) brings to light new thoughts on how to change the rules of the Electoral College. At the present time, all states use the winner-take-all system except two, Maine and Nebraska....
| Jan 11, 2013
The electoral map, the demographics behind President Barack Obama's re-election and the high-end tax increases that were just wrung from the Republicans give Democrats reason to believe that long-term political trends are on their side in budget...