The Digital Vote: States and Nonprofits Push for Voter Registration Online

Sep 24, 2012
Let's start with the anatomy of a troll: First you email. Then you follow up with a text. Then, if all else fails, you place a phone call. All of this to get your kid in college to register to vote. Technology to the rescue?
Posted In: online voter registration, voter registration, government, election

Pennsylvania high court sends back voter ID law

Sep 18, 2012
Lower court must prove that the law does not disenfranchise poor and minority voters -- or it will be struck down
Posted In: Voter ID, election, Pennsylvania

Tavis Smiley/Cornel West launch Poverty 2.0

Sep 12, 2012
The noted African American media commentator and university professor take their road show to key election battleground states in hopes of pushing poverty onto the front burner of the presidential election agenda.
Posted In: poverty, poverty 2.0, election, U.S. Census Bureau

New general election on the way in Greece

May 15, 2012
Political parties in Greece have failed to forge a coalition, meaning a new general election is on the way in Greece. Will the country keep to its budget promises that are a condition of the European bailout?
Posted In: Greece, election, Eurozone

In Illinois, voters hope election results will boost economy

Mar 21, 2012
Workers in Rockford, Ill., are divided on how much the auto bailout helped the local economy. Many hope yesterday's primary election might be the first step in helping factory areas in the state fully recover.
Posted In: Illinois, Chrysler, election

A few final voices from Michigan

Feb 24, 2012
As Jeremy Hobson wraps up his week in Michigan, we hear from a few last Michiganders on their forecasts for the U.S. economy.
Posted In: Michigan, election

The 'Election' that changed history

Feb 23, 2012
More than a cultural touchstone, for Nebraskans, the movie "Election" foreshadowed a path many took.
Posted In: election, Nebraska, movies, Entertainment

11 million homeowners underwater

Feb 1, 2012
Over a quarter of Americans owe more than their homes are worth, but does the U.S. government have the political will to help?
Posted In: President Obama, underwater mortgage, refinance, election, Housing

Google to post caucus results

Jan 3, 2012
Steve McQueen powerless to stop it.
Posted In: Google, election, 2012 campaign

Getting Personal: A look back over a long, hard year

Dec 23, 2011
A rare treat for listeners! Tess discusses the ins and outs of 2011 with all four of our regulars, Chris Farrell, Kathy Kristof, David Lazarus and Liz Weston.
Posted In: employment, Jobs, Education, inflation, consumer spending, election