Election 2010

Record-breaking amounts of money were spent this year vying for seats in the mid-terms here in California. Meg Whitman reportedly spent $160 million of her own money--or roughly $42 per vote--to not win the California governorship. Carly Read more...
In one of the most bizarre moments of this midterm election, Sharron Angle praises out-of-state donors, the Constitution, and the voter turnout that tanked her candidacy. I'm not sure I can say much beyond what she says. She brags about raising $14 Read more...
What do you do if you're limited to $25,000 contributions from one donor in your state and you need a lot more money to wipe out your Democratic opponent? Here's what: Look for a state where PACs can accept unlimited contributions for Read more...
Since this election will likely be the last time we'll get to see some donors before they buy their candidates' office, I took a closer look at the First Amendment Alliance, an organization that has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to oppose Read more...
Christine O'Donnell promotes 30 minute TV spots featuring "real people's stories", but there's a problem. It appears as though no one actually bought the TV time. The deadline for last-minute independent expenditures was October 31st, and for a Read more...

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For all the attention paid to the national stage and governors' races, no one has really mentioned the elephant in the room: redistricting. 2011 will be the year when Congressional districts are redrawn based upon the 2010 census, and as usual, Read more...
In Rachel's opening segment last night, she compared and contrasted the Democrats' message of compromise with the Republicans "hell no" stance and took the Dems to task for not noticing that there was no one to compromise with. In her analysis, Read more...
In what can only be interpreted as a smack in Eric Cantor's face, John Boehner will campaign alongside Rich Iott, Nazi re-enactor. Not only will he campaign alongside him, he's funneled more cash to Iott's campaign than previously reported. The Read more...
You just have to see it to believe it, but yes, that's exactly what she did. Read more...
Al Franken, retelling the President's car in the ditch story with a bit more accuracy: When the President took office, not only had the car gone into a ditch, the car had flipped over and was rolling down a steep embankment. We, the American Read more...