Expert: Redistricting A Big Factor In Democrats' Wins In IllinoisA local political expert said Wednesday that Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan’s remap of the state’s voting districts proved to be very successful for the Democrats.
Opinion: Ballots Full Of WomenWhile Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.
Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race RelationsUnfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
Opinion: President Obama Says Vote For RevengeOn Friday, President Barack Obama told his supporters at a campaign rally – inside a public high school, no less – to vote for revenge!
Opinion: Romney's Desperation Showing In Final Days Of CampaignAs the campaign draws to a close it has become very apparent that Obama will return to the White House and that Harry Reid will lead a Democratic Senate.
Durbin Believes Democrats Can Retake HouseU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) has gone out on a limb, predicting Democrats will re-take control of the House on Tuesday.
Opinion: The Name Calling Is Getting Out Of ControlBoth political parties – Republicans and Democrats – are known for getting carelessly carried away with name calling when stakes and tensions are high in the political arena. Regardless, there is no excuse for the type of name-calling that has surfaced over the past week.
Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.
Opinion: Romney's Friday Tax Document Dump Only Raises More QuestionsIf the GOP wants a candidate to "man up", they should tell Mitt Romney to grow up and stop hiding his returns and stop disparaging working Americans for meeting their tax obligations while he dodges his.
Opinion: Mitt Romney Disdains Half The Country He Wants To Be President OfThe idea that 47 percent of Americans don't have "personal responsibility" or "care for their lives" is shockingly arrogant, even by Mitt Romney's standards.
Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support RomneyThe media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.
Opinion: Preview Of November? Democrats Trounce Republicans In Convention RatingsThe early returns are in and, according to the Neilson rating company, the Democrats beat the Republicans... and the NFL.
Opinion: Romney and Ryan Are Real Life Versions Of GOP Caricatures Of Kerry and GoreIn an odd turn of events, the Republicans in Tampa nominated real life versions of their cartoon versions of Kerry and Gore. Republicans thought John Kerry should be criticized for changing positions. But Kerry is not in the same league as Romney who ran as a pro-choice candidate and promised to do more for gay rights than Ted Kennedy.
Opinion: Clint Eastwood Made My DayLast night, Clint Eastwood produced the most bizarre and uncomfortable moments in modern convention history. If Mitt Romney cannot get his campaign right. If he cannot even get the things that he can control right, how can he make the case that he can run the country?
Opinion: The 'War On Women' Is Sexist FictionThe whole concept of warring on women is totally sexist. The truth is that women are speaking for themselves, doing a damn good job of expressing their views quite clearly and eloquently, and they don’t need the media speaking for them – especially the male-intense media of 2012.