Republicans will control the redrawing of large numbers of congressional districts after Tuesday’s midterm elections.
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.
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.
This week on Need to Know, we bring you a special hour-long report on the midterm elections, including a look at faulty voting machines and investigation into redistricting.
Has a program intended by Congress to help native Alaskans delivered on its promise? In cooperation with the Washington Post, Need to Know examines whether a plan to promote the welfare of the disadvantaged and disenfranchised has instead enriched non-native executives and shortchanged taxpayers.
As the midterms approach, political junkies can’t help checking the polls every morning. But interpreting them can be tricky. So we asked Nate Silver, founder of FiveThirtyEight.com, to help us out.