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Politics Oct 24

Battleground Dispatches: Voter Voices from Virginia

// The unemployment rate in Virginia, at 5.8 percent as of August 2012, is lower than the national average. Sequestration is a looming issue for Virginia. The term describes a set of automatic budget cuts resulting from last year's debt…

Politics Oct 02

Listen to Me: Spotlight North Carolina

In Charlotte, N.C., Vice President Joe Biden addressed supporters at a campaign event Tuesday. Photo by Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer Vice President Biden hit the campaign trail in North Carolina Tuesday, making stops in Charlotte and Asheville. That state promises a…

Politics Oct 01

Listen to Me: Spotlight Colorado

In Golden, Colo., President Obama greets the crowd after a campaign event on Sept. 13. By Chris Schneider/Getty Images While President Obama was in Nevada preparing for Wednesday's presidential debate, his rival Mitt Romney campaigned in Colorado, hosting an evening…

Politics Jul 13

Listen to Me: Spotlight Virginia

President Barack Obama kicked off his reelection campaign at a rally in Richmond, Virginia May 5. Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images President Obama heads to Virginia Beach on Friday, the first of several Virginia campaign stops scheduled for this…

Politics Jul 04

The Supreme Court’s Political Legacy

Last week the Supreme Court issued a decision on the Affordable Care Act, sending reverberations through the political sphere. But it wasn't the first time. Landmark Supreme Court cases, like Roe v. Wade or Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission,…

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