Kate Harveston: In the current Information Age, there is a strong demand from the American people for transparency regarding money raised for elections. The goal is to ensure complete credibility and to avoid the rise of another Boss Tweed-like character.
Ted Vaill: The deciding vote was cast by Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement from the Court immediately after this decision was announced.
Berry Craig: Woody was a kind and caring cowboy figure. Moore is a hate-monger of the Jesus-loves-me-but-He-can’t-stand-you persuasion.
James Rhodes: Strange ran television ads against Moore and his family, accusing them of being corrupt thieves and would immediately become part of the “Washington insider group.”
Michael Hertz: What promises to be a really interesting fight will pit Nancy Pelosi against challenger Stephen Jaffe.
Dick Price: To help voters sort through the 13 candidates vying to represent this Los Angeles district, community activists organized a candidates forum featuring 8 candidates that drew a packed-house audience of more than 200.
Robert Gould: The right felt persecuted during the Obama years and is also beginning to feel impotent, as Trump has been incapable of following through on large policy changes that he promised as a candidate.
Hector Villagra: No matter how Trump dresses up the title, the [Election Integrity] commission’s true goal is to make it harder for people to register and vote.
62 million Americans presumed to be capable of operating motor vehicles took well over a year before deciding Donald J. Trump was the responsible choice to lead us.
The preferred option is to have a system where all candidates—regardless of party affiliation—appear on a single primary ballot. In other words, there would be one primary ballot for all voters.
Meanwhile, in France, the land of Gallic pride for all things French, things are in more than political disarray in a presidential election devoid of all the major political parties.
Trump can and will do immense damage to everything from climate policy to deportations, but his populist posturing turns out to be toothless.
One of the greatest things about our modern political world is that you and other progressives can have an impact on elections even if you live thousands of miles away.