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The battle for control of the Senate is as tight as can be, RealClearPolitics polling averages from Tuesday morning showed.
The FEC made an under-the-radar move that campaign finance experts say opens a huge loophole giving corporations more power
A ruling last week by the FEC related to Microsoft and security software it wants to offer free of charge to political candidates and parties went mostly unnoticed. But experts say it could have massive implications, creating a loophole that allows corporations to skirt campaign-finance laws.
Voters in places with higher death rates were more likely to swing Republican in 2016, a new study found — here’s why
Researchers studied the voting patterns in all 3,112 US counties, and discovered a link between higher death rates and more votes for Donald Trump. The finding aligns with other research that suggests Republican voters tend to be more motivated by despair and fear.
Lyft is offering a 50% off promotion on rides to the polls for this year’s midterms, and some are even eligible for a free ride
Lyft is offering a 50% off promotion on all rides to the polls on Election Day in November — and some riders will even be eligible for an entirely free trip.
The top voting machine maker admitted in a letter to Sen. Ron Wyden that it installed remote access software on election equipment it shipped starting in 2000.
It sure looks like attorney Michael Avenatti might run for president in 2020.
Google stops taking political ads in Maryland because it’s not sure that it can comply with a new transparency law
After the allegations surfaced that Russians tampered with the last US presidential election, Maryland now requires those buying political ads to identify themselves. Google says it's unsure it can collect the necessary information in time to comply.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old who defeated a powerful House Democrat, has an asteroid named after her — here’s why
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old Democratic Socialist from the Bronx, defeated incumbent Joseph Crowley in a primary race for the House of Representatives. Long before she won her first political race, she won a science and engineering contest — and the naming rights to a space rock.
The Turkish lira climbed on Monday following news of another election victory for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a parliamentary majority for an alliance led by his party.
Everyone thinks Starbucks’ Howard Schultz is going to run for president now that he’s leaving his coffee juggernaut — and people are...
Howard Schultz announced he was stepping down as Starbucks' executive chairman on Monday. Democratic strategists told Business Insider that Schultz does not seem like a very viable candidate in the 2020 election, while Starbucks workers have mixed feelings.