Reading Time: 5 minutes The women from across the country who marched on Saturday see their protest as the beginning of something even bigger.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Donald Trump wants to bring back stop-and-frisk to help high-crime areas. But those who were affected by the program in New York want nothing to do with it.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Clinton is trying to unify the left to make her president but many Sanders loyalists are resisting that call. That might be a principled stance but it hurts them, too.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Bernie Sanders’s campaign for president has inspired a new generation of political activists to get involved with their feet and their voices, not just their votes.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Donald Trump’s run for president has included rhetoric about immigration and Muslims that riles up latent fears of minorities. But for many supporters, those fears aren’t latent — they’re out in the open.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Prior to the start of the Republican National Convention, everybody felt that Cleveland was a powder keg. However, so far the streets of the city have been calm and most of the fireworks happened inside the convention.
Reading Time: 5 minutes People from across the country descended on Cleveland to protest and “Stop Trump.” But they still don’t want to vote for his opponent.
Reading Time: 8 minutes The Republican National Convention comes to Cleveland next week, and with demostrators coming from across the country to both protest and support Donald Trump, things could get ugly.
Reading Time: 6 minutes An international organization that oversees elections thinks the United States needs to be closely watched.
Reading Time: 3 minutes After more than a year of campaigning with one big question mark, Hillary Clinton will almost definitely not be indicted for her use of a private email server while Secretary of State.But Clinton’s problems with handling sensitive government data are only part of the serious issues that the federal government has in dealing with important Read More
Reading Time: 8 minutes We are only just beginning to see the impact of the 2013 Supreme Court decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act. Will voters get a nasty surprise on Election Day?
Reading Time: 9 minutes Donald Trump talks a lot about winning but he runs a campaign that almost seems intended to fail — and wreak havoc on the GOP in the process. Could he be helping an unpopular Hillary Clinton more if he tried?
Reading Time: 8 minutes Shortly after Hillary Clinton won the New York primary, the theory emerged that a Manhattan real estate deal could be tied to the purging of tens of thousands of Democratic voters from the rolls. We looked into the allegations and here is what we found.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Thousands of Americans, outraged by the One Percent’s massive influence in politics, engaged in acts of civil disobedience at the culmination of a march on Washington. It should have been a story. Where was the media?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Controversy sells, and therefore the media has made the primary battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders into something it is not. But New York voters aren’t buying it.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The candidates who dropped out of the race already made their mark on the election by finding new ways to break the rules and eliminate transparency in the process.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The FEC, America’s top election watchdog, is failing. The person who ran it in 2015 spoke with WhoWhatWhy about how hopeless the situation has become.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In an exclusive interview, FEC commissioner Ann Ravel tells WhoWhatWhy that her agency’s dysfunction is the result of Republican appointees who have little interest in enforcing the nation’s campaign finance laws.
Reading Time: 7 minutes For some people, Bernie Sanders is too far to the left. But, for others, he isn’t far enough to the left — and they are increasingly vocal about their discontent.
Reading Time: 8 minutes You would not believe what this year’s crop of presidential candidates have been pulling to get around, or under, election finance laws. Pop some corn, sit back, and enjoy. Or cry.