If you live in an area with a competitive race, be it for Senate, governor or any other office, parties and activist organizations want to get you to the polls. In addition to phone calls, knocking on doors and offering rides, activists are now using a different tactic --- vote-shaming.
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Paul Harvey, the late, great radio social commentator and columnist is having a bit of resurgence again on Facebook. The broadcaster, who passed away at the age of 90 in 2009, became an Internet phenom thanks to a 2013 Super Bowl ad called "God Made A Farmer" for Dodge trucks. The 2014 midterms are giving his work another round of Internet popularity.
First, North Carolina Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan skipped a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on ISIS for a fundraiser. Then she skipped a televised debate and gave her opponent, Thom Tillis, an hour of uninterrupted, statewide TV time. Next, she skipped the opportunity to condemn the injection of the race card in her race. Then Hagan skipped a chance to say if she thinks President Obama is a strong leader.
Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu claimed that her state has at times been unfriendly to African-Americans and to women in an interview with NBC's Chuck Todd.
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In the final debate before Tuesday’s election, Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu was pressed by moderators about the necessity of her use of private charter flights she bills to taxpayers as part of her travel expenses. Questioned about the expense, she was asked if she was “moved at all by $17 trillion dollars in debt? And the president said we’re broke, for example.”
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is hitting the campaign trail hard in the last week before Tuesday’s midterm election. Christie, head of the Republican Governor’s Association, will be in 19 states between now and election day, according to a press release from the RGA.
A week before the election, Wendy Davis is running out of money. The Texas Democratic Gubernatorial hopeful trying to “turn Texas blue” is nearing the red when it comes to campaign cash.
Frederick County, Maryland has approximately 400 residents who are both registered to vote and have declined jury duty because they are not US citizens. Of those 400, Maryland State Delegate Pat McDonough says, at least 100 have voted in elections since 2006.
Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke got bad news in polls Wednesday, with the latest showing her down 7 points to Republican Governor Scott Walker. But more than the polls, Burke got some bad news from her past.
NARAL, the pro-abortion group, produced a new radio ad in the Colorado Senate race attacking Republican Cory Gardner as wanting to ban birth control, even though Gardner has been a leading advocate to make the pill available without a prescription.
A man in Framingham, N.Y., committed suicide Tuesday by throwing himself in front of a Long Island Rail Road train after allegedly beheading a woman, according to police.
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Corey Brooks is pastor at New Beginnings Church in Chicago’s south side. Well known and well liked, Brooks tended to his parish without much controversy or incident. Until, that is, he endorsed Republican Bruce Rauner for governor over Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn.
Polls show the Maryland Gubernatorial race between Democrat Anthony Brown and Republican Larry Hogan is extremely close, with the most recent poll showing a 2-point race, well within the margin of error. With the race so tight, every vote counts. But there is growing concern that every vote counted might not be how every vote was cast.
Texas Democratic Gubernatorial nominee Wendy Davis was on "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart Monday in a bid to stir interest in her flailing campaign.