Roberts Court Rulings On Campaign Finance: Game-Changing Decisions

Almost from the moment Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. joined the bench five years ago, the court’s conservatives have acted systematically on their deep skepticism of campaign spending restrictions. They repeatedly have questioned the ability of Congress to restrict the role of wealth and special interest involvement in elections without offending the First Amendment […]

Harry Reid: Sharron Angle ‘Speaks In Codes’

Nevada’s Senate race is coming down to the wire as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican opponent Sharron Angle are beginning their final campaign efforts to get voters to head to the polls. Reid stayed on the attack Thursday, painting Angle as a suspect and dangerous candidate who spoke cryptically in order to mask […]

Gillibrand: Paladino’s ‘Little Girl’ Comment Offensive

AP: ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino’s reference to her as a “little girl” is offensive and unacceptable. Paladino at a state Capitol rally Friday said the state’s junior senator just follows orders from fellow Democrat Sen. Charles Schumer. Paladino called Gillibrand Schumer’s “little girl.” Gillibrand says […]

Lee Brenner: The Election Night Drinking Game: HyperVocal Edition

Game created by HyperVocal Editor-in-Chief, Slade Sohmer, and the HyperVocal team. For full game rules and to add your own, go to You’ve heard from the pundits. Relentlessly. You’ve seen the predictions. Reluctantly. You’ve been to the polling place. Presumably. Now there’s only one thing left to do after you vote as you gather […]

Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman: Charging Rove With Racketeering

Ohio election attorney Cliff Arnebeck has filed a two-count complaint against The Partnership for Ohio’s Future, an affiliate of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce. Arnebeck charges that the Partnership is “…not truly independent, but rather has been coordinated with the Republican candidates, their agents, committees, parties and their de facto coordinated national campaign being directed […]