All posts tagged "elections"

  • Slim Pickings

    I spent my Tuesday evening looking for bright spots. Not bright spots like, ''Thank you, Lord, for not sending Christine O'Donnell to the Senate or...

  • The Republican Wave

    Midterm elections often chip away at the governing majority's rule – sometimes casting out whole chunks of that majority. This year, however, a rough quarter...

  • In Lexington, a Sign of Inclusion

    In Lexington, Ky., Jim Gray -- currently the vice mayor of the city -- defeated incumbent Mayor Jim Newberry in an election that would have...

  • Looking Locally

    In the District of Columbia – a vastly Democratic jurisdiction – the real excitement is September's Democratic primary. When Vincent Gray secured the party's nomination...

  • Emboldened Bigotry

    The war on bullies is on. That's a good thing. Bullying is bad. Sadly, it's not that simple. We're competitive, violent creatures. We pet our...

  • Sidelining Spite

    Gay Iraq War veteran Dan Choi's attempted re-enlistment last week illustrated the determination to serve that is one of our strengths in our fight for...

  • Under the Wire

    As a write-in candidate for the Statehood-Green Party's nomination to run for the City Council's Ward 1 seat, Nancy Shia was not originally included in...

  • GLAA Ratings Redux

    The local and nonpartisan Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance, the country's oldest continuously running LGBT-advocacy organization, last week released candidate ratings for races in D.C.'s...

  • Booth Buddy

    Parties and Places Bounty of different ballots mark D.C. primaries Washingtonians have a reputation for living and breathing politics. Certainly that's more true for some...

  • Priming the Primaries

    In one of the peculiarities of the District, the Democratic primary Sept. 14 is largely the local equivalent of what other jurisdictions nationwide will experience...