After the debacle that was Primary Day, the New York Board of Election did a major outreach, teaching seniors and others to use new voting machines.
How will the recession, health care reform and new campaign financing rules affect the outcome on November 2?
Photographer Christopher Morris explains his vision and process behind three short videos he made about the president, the difficulties he faces, and how those from both parties react to watching the president speak.
Need to Know talks with Todd Woody, an environmental journalist in California, about a little-known initiative there that could derail the state’s global warming laws.
A California ballot initiative is getting national attention as the first time U.S. voters will determine policy on global warming — and out-of-state interests are spending millions to sway the result.
Need to Know investigates the fight to redraw Congressional district lines, and interview two of the biggest figures in that battle: Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Harold Ickes.
The fight to overturn a strong greenhouse gas measure in California is being funded by energy companies in Texas and elsewhere.
In this extended web interview, Rebecca Traister and Melissa Harris-Perry join Alison discuss whether the record numbers of women running for Congress equal progress on women’s issues.
Need to Know’s Peter Sagal offers some helpful suggestions to candidates facing eleventh hour political debates.
Ten years and billions of dollars after the Bush-Gore debacle, America’s voting system is still a mess. Machines can be hacked, votes can be stolen and voters’ intentions can’t be verified in a close race.