US Politics Sitemap - Page 8 2014-06-13

2012 Presidential Debates Get a Makeover
Details about the formats for the 2012 presidential debates.

Yes, Presidents Use Air Force One to Campaign
Read about the controversy over President Barack Obama's use of Air Force One for political travel.

Who in the World is Julián Castro?
Read about Julian Castro and his role at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

Rick Santorum Lands Big Role at Republican National Convention
Why onetime Romney foe Rick Santorum is speaking at the Republican National Convention.

2012 Presidential Debate Moderators Include 1st Woman in 20 Years
This is a list of the 2012 presidential debate moderators.

Chris Christie Lands Keynote Slot at Republican National Convention
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been named the keynote speaker at the Republican National Convention.

Palin Says Obama Should Dump Biden After Veep's Latest Gaffe
Why Sarah Palin thinks President Barack Obama should dump Joe Biden as vice president.

Why Al Gore Wants to Change the Way We Elect Presidents
Al Gore wants to get rid of the Electoral College.

Do Presidential Candidates Get a Bump from National Conventions?
Why presidential candidates get a boost in the polls after their national conventions.

Santorum Frees Delegates to Back Romney Ahead of Republican Convention
Rick Santorum delegates released to Mitt Romney at Republican National Convention.

Obama's Plan to Kill Super PACs
Find out how President Barack Obama proposes to eliminate super PACs.

Julián Castro at Democratic Convention: Romney 'Doesn't Get' Middle Class
Details of Julian Castro's speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

Post-Convention Bounce? Advantage, Obama
Poll shows voters viewed President Barack Obama more favorably after the Democratic National Convention in 2012.

House Version of Buffett Rule Seeks Voluntary Taxes From Millionnaires
The House of Representatives has its own version of the controversial Buffett Rule.

Romney Releases 2011 Tax Returns and Summary for 20 Years
Details of Mitt and Ann Romney's 2011 tax returns.

What is Early Voting and How Does It Work?
How many people vote before Election Day in America?

How Much Do Presidential Debates Really Matter?
A look at past presidential debates that really mattered.

Who's More Popular? Michelle Obama or Ann Romney?
Why Michelle Obama and Ann Romney are more popular than their husbands.

Obama to Vote Early in Presidential Election
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama vote early in the 2012 presidential election.

Voters Liked Romney More Than McCain in 2008. But Not By Much.
Comparison of national presidential election results from 2012 and 2008.

Chris Christie's Re-Election Bid Could Be The Race to Watch in 2013
Find out who New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could face in the 2013 election

Members of Congress Rank Near Bottom in Honesty and Ethics
Why members of Congress rank poorly in ethics and honesty among the American public.

Battleground State Might Change How it Awards Electoral Votes
Why Pennsylvania wants to award its electoral votes on a proportional basis.

Who to Blame if the United States Goes Off Fiscal Cliff
Americans would blame Republicans if country falls off the fiscal cliff.

Cory Booker Versus Chris Christie? It Could Happen.
Cory Booker says he's considering a run for governor against Chris Christie.

Whew! U.S. Government Promises World Won't End in 2012 After All
U.S. government says the world won't end in 2012.

Obama Scales Back Number of Inaugural Balls
Why President Barack Obama is holding just two inaugural balls in 2013.

John Boehner Survives Wrath of Chris Christie, Is Re-elected Speaker
U.S. Rep. John Boehner wins re-election to a second term as House speaker.

Will Chuck Hagel Make it to the Senate Confirmation Stage for Defense Secretary Post?
Chuck Hagel expected to be nomination for U.S. secretary of Defense.

Cory Booker Isn't Nudging Frank Lautenberg Out the Door, Is He?
Cory Booker says U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg has a decision to make about his future.

N.J. Lawmaker Accuses Chris Christie of Praying For Hurricane Sandy
Chris Christie accused of praying for storm to hit New Jersey.

Bummer. White House Won't Fund Construction of a Death Star
Why the White House rejected the petition to build a Death Star.

Obama's Second Term Agenda in 5 Key Inaugural Quotes
What's on Obama's second term agenda.

Chris Christie is Really Starting to Annoy Republicans, Now, Too (Again)
Why Republicans are criticizing Gov. Chris Christie.

Lawmaker Seeks to Overturn Citizens United Supreme Court Ruling
Can Citizens United really be overturned?

Senate Confirms John Kerry as Secretary of State to Replace Hillary Clinton
U.S. Senate votes to confirm John Kerry as secretary of state to replace Hillary Clinton.

Hagel Filibuster Fizzles
Why a Chuck Hagel filibuster fizzled and the secretary of defense nominee was on track for confirmation.

Group Calls for Ted Nugent to be Disinvited from State of the Union
Should Ted Nugent have been allowed to attend Barack Obama's 2013 State of the Union speech?

Where in the World is Mitt Romney?
Mitt Romney lands speaking role at CPAC in March 2013.

What Would Simpson and Bowles Do About the Sequester?
Architects of deficit reduction plan Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles says sequestration will destroy the nation's economic recovery.

No More White House Tours? Thanks, Sequestration.
Why the White House suspended tours of the building in 2013.

Do the Republicans Hold Too Many Presidential Debates?
Why the Republican Party should reduce the number of presidential debates it holds before the primaries.

The Most Unusual Name on the State of the Union Guest List
Why legendary rocker, gun enthusiastic and fierce Obama critic Ted Nugent attended the 2013 State of the Union speech.

Senate Republican Maneuver on Hagel: Is it a Filibuster or Isn't It?
Chuck Hagel hits a roadblock on the way to nomination for U.S. secretary of Defense.

Obama's Biggest Promise in the 2013 State of the Union Speech
What Obama promised in his 2013 State of the Union speech.

Obama Secretary of Defense Nominee Expected to Win Confirmation
Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel is expected to win Senate confirmation this week.

Who Should You Blame for the Sequestration Cuts?
Poll shows more Americans would blame congressional Republicans for sequestration instead of President Barack Obama.

Oldest Member of U.S. Senate Announces Retirement
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg announces his retirement, clears the way for Cory Booker.

If Chris Christie is Running for President in 2016, He's Making All the Right Moves
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is now at war with the Republican Party's conservative wing. And that's probably a good thing for Chris Christie.

If the 2016 Presidential Election Were Held Today ...
Poll shows Hillary Clinton would win hypothetical matchup with the leading Republicans.

Can Sequestration Be Suspended? Not Any More.
Congress used to be able to suspend sequestration by declaring war or in the event of an economic downtown.

Sarah Palin's New Book Will Be About Christmas and Commercialism
Find out what Sarah Palin's new book is all about.

Why Hillary Clinton Changed Her Mind on Same-Sex Marriage
Where Hillary Clinton stands now on same-sex marriage and why it matters in 2016.

Agenda 21 Bans Popping Up in State Houses Across the U.S.
What's so bad about Agenda 21?

Hillary Clinton has a Transition Office. But To What is She Transitioning?
Why does Hillary Clinton need a transition office?

Newt Gingrich Says Barack Obama is the Best Gun Salesman in Modern History
Why Newt Gingrich called Barack Obama the best gun salesman in modern history.

So Obama Took a $20,000 Pay Cut. Big Deal. He's Worth Millions.
Why Barack Obama's pay cut is meaningless political theater.

Should Members of Congress Be Allowed to Telecommute to Washington?
Are members of Congress allowed to phone it in and telecommute to work?

Wall Street Sales Tax Petition Fails to Draw Response from White House
Why isn't the idea of a Wall Street Sales Tax more popular?

Keystone XL Pipeline Supporters in Congress Want to Bypass the Obama Administration. Can They?
Can Keystone XL Pipeline Supporters in Congress Bypass the Obama Administration Review of the Project?

Why Obama Press Secretary Jay Carney is Under Fire
The White House had a bad week, but Obama press secretary Jay Carney's was worse.

Can Obama Accomplish Anything in His Second Term?
Three separate Obama scandals threaten his second term agenda.

Should IRS Employees Who Discriminate Against Taxpayers Go to Jail?
Lawmakers proposes jail terms for IRS employees who discriminate against taxpayers.

Government on PRISM Surveillance System: Move Along, Nothing to See
Your Google searches, emails, instant messages, goofy Facebook pictures - all of them may have been scooped up by a once-secret government computer system

Here Are the 10 Best Tweets About Cory Booker
The best tweets about Cory Booker.

Why You Should Blame Something Called the Hastert Rule for the Government Shutdown of 2013
Find out why the Hastert Rule is prolonging the government shutdown of 2013.

Mitt Romney Cackled About Chris Christie's Weight and Rejected Him as 2012 Running-Mate: Book
Mitt Romney had problems with Chris Chritie's weight and decided not to choose him as a running-mate.

Top Obama Advisers Thought About Dumping Biden for Hillary Clinton Before the 2012 Election, Book Claims
Why advisers to President Barack Obama explored the possibility of choosing Hillary Clinton for a running-mate in 2012 instead of Vice President Joe Biden

Who's to Blame for the Government Shutdown? That's a Dumb Question, We Now Know
Conservative Republicans admit to planning for a government shutdown months ago.

Obama Says Americans Can Honor Trayvon Martin By Working to End Gun Violence
President Barack Obama used a jury's not guilty verdict in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin to renew his call for tougher gun laws, saying similar

Barack Obama Is No Dick Cheney. That's His Story and He's Sticking To It
Why Barack Obama and Dick Cheney are alike.

Did Chris Christie Just Announce He's Running for President in 2016?
Did Chris Christie just tell the world he's running for president in 2016?

How Many States Have Stand Your Ground Laws?
Find out which states have Stand Your Ground laws.

Why Edward Snowden Isn't Charged With Treason
Why isn't Edward Snowden charged with treason?

Is the Voting Rights Act Dead? Here's What the Supreme Court Ruling Means
What the U.S. Supreme Court's 2013 ruling on the Voting Rights Act meant for the Civil Rights-era law.

Could You Answer These 10 Questions From Voter Literacy Tests Given to Black Americans Before the Voting Rights Act?
Here are some sample questions from voter literacy tests given to blacks before the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Why George W. Bush Had Heart Surgery
Details about former President George W. Bush's 2013 heart surgery.

The Republican Party Believes the Mainstream Media Are Out to Steal the 2016 Election
Why the Republican National Committee won't partner with CNN or NBC for the 2016 primary debates.

Impeach Obama? Where Have We Heard That One Before?
Congressman says there are enough votes to impeach President Barack Obama if he approves an attack on Syria.

Obama Postpones Military Action on Syria in Hope of Diplomatic Solution
Read about President Barack Obama's speech on Syria.

How Likely Is Syria To Give Up Its Chemical Weapons? Less Than 50 Percent, Says Key Democrat
Is a diplomatic solution in Syria really possible?

Janet Yellen Becomes the Top Contender for Federal Reserve Chair After Larry Summers Withdraws
Why Janet Yellen now appears to be the next chair of the Federal Reserve.

Hillary Clinton Running for President in 2016 Is a Foregone Conclusion, Her Confidants Say
Hillary Clinton says she's wrestling with whether to run for president in 2016, but her friends say she's in the race.

One Government Shutdown Every 2 Years: Why Congress Is More Unpopular Than Satan
Government shutdowns are more common than you might think. Here's a look at how often they've occurred.

Barack Obama Nominates Janet Yellen to be the Next Federal Reserve Chair
Learn about President Barack Obama's nomination of Janet Yellen to chair the Federal Reserve.

House Republicans Want to Strip Obamacare Subsidies for Congress and Staffers in Debt Ceiling Fight
Why House Republicans want to slash health care benefits for themselves and their staff members.

How Much Damage Will ObamaCare and HealthCare.gov Do to Democrats in 2016?
Republicans have been handed a gift, politically speaking, in the form of troubles with President Barack Obama's healthcare law.

Chris Christie Offers the Republican Party Some Advice (Again)
Here's what Republican Chris Christie says his party can do to start winning elections again.

Elections & Leaders
News about upcoming federal and state elections, based primarily on the two-year (even years) election cycle, as well as elected and appointed leaders.

Network Neutrality - The Fight for Internet Infrastructure
Network neutrality means that Internet service providers focus their resources on ensuring network efficiency, not provide preferential treatment for some forms of content over others. It is at the heart of a new debate in Washington, DC.

Network Neutrality - The Fight for Internet Infrastructure
Network neutrality means that Internet service providers focus their resources on ensuring network efficiency, not provide preferential treatment for some forms of content over others. It is at the heart of a new debate in Washington, DC. Page 2.

Overview : The Economy
Analysis of jobs, unemployment and consumer purchasing during the tenure of the Bush Administration.

Election Fraud - An Overview of Voting and Voter Fraud In Elections
Election fraud can take many forms, but the two that are most in the public eye happen on opposite sides of the polling booth. On one side, an election can be fraudulent because of issues surrounding the voter - the casting of the vote. On the other side, an election can be fraudulent because the votes

Election Fraud - An Overview of Voting and Voter Fraud In Elections
Election fraud can take many forms, but the two that are most in the public eye happen on opposite sides of the polling booth. On one side, an election can be fraudulent because of issues surrounding the voter - the casting of the vote. On the other side, an election can be fraudulent because the votes

The Issues
Learn the backstory and current status of legislation before Congress as well as candidate viewpoints on hot political issues.

Roll Call Vote - House, Wall Street Bailout, 29 Sept 2008
The rollcall vote for H R 3997 (205-228), colloquially known as the Wall Street Bailout. 29 September 2008.

Jena 6 - A Timeline - Events of 2006
Timeline of events in the Jena 6 case in Louisiana, where six black youth were charged with murder in a schoolyard brawl with a white student.

Jena 6 - A Timeline - Events of 2007
Timeline of events in the Jena 6 case in Louisiana, where six black youth were charged with murder in a schoolyard brawl with a white student.

Jena 6 - A Timeline - Sources
Sources for the timeline of events in the Jena 6 case in Louisiana, where six black youth were charged with murder in a schoolyard brawl with a white student.

Presidential Approval Ratings - Campaign 2004
Analysis of presidential approval ratings -- overall, Iraq and economy -- from 2001 to 2004.

Executions By State and Method of Execution - Ordered By Executions By State
Statistics: Executions by State and Method of Execution (1977-2003)

Presidential Approval Ratings - August 2005
Analysis of presidential approval ratings -- overall, Iraq and economy -- from 2001 to 2005.

Does President Bush Have A Coherent Policy On Iraq? - US Politics Poll
Does President Bush Have A Coherent Policy On Iraq?

Speech: President Outlines Strategy for Victory in Iraq
Speech - President Outlines Strategy for Victory in Iraq - 30 November 2005

Speech: President Outlines Strategy for Victory in Iraq - Page 2
Speech - President Outlines Strategy for Victory in Iraq - 30 November 2005

President Barack Obama State Of The Union Address, 24 February 2009
President Barack Obama State Of The Union Address, 24 February 2009

President Barack Obama State Of The Union Address, 24 February 2009
President Barack Obama State Of The Union Address, 24 February 2009

President Barack Obama State Of The Union Address, 24 February 2009
President Barack Obama State Of The Union Address, 24 February 2009

President Barack Obama State Of The Union Address, 24 February 2009
President Barack Obama State Of The Union Address, 24 February 2009

President Barack Obama State Of The Union Address, 24 February 2009
President Barack Obama State Of The Union Address, 24 February 2009

Speeches: Barack Obama - Democratic National Convention -
Text of speech by Sen. Barack Obama, 27 July 2004, Democratic National Convention, Fleet Center, Boston, MA

Speeches: Barack Obama - World AIDS Day - 1 December 2006
Text of speech by Sen. Barack Obama, 1 December 2006, World AIDS Day @ Saddleback Church, California

2006 Term Opinions of the US Supreme Court
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2006 Term Opinions of the US Supreme Court - Page 2
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US Supreme Court Decisions by Vote - 2006 - Page 3
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Race for US Senate - 2008
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Electoral Votes - 2008 Presidential Election
Summary of state electoral votes in 2008. : sans serif font direct democracy congressional representation html4 body background

Sen. Barack Obama & Sen. Hillary Clinton Leadership PAC Donations & Super-Delegate Endorsements
Data on both Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. Hillary Clinton's Leadership PAC donations to federal candidates and their super-delegate position.

House of Representatives Roll Call Vote On H R 6304, FISA Reauthorization
House of Representatives Roll Call Vote On H R 6304, FISA Reauthorization.

National Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2007 - Bill Text
Bill Text - National Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2007

Sample Newsletter - US Politics - 07 Nov 2006
Sample US Politics newsletter: sans serif font kathy gill evoting voting systems html4

Coalition Troops In Iraq - Non-US
This table reports on current coalition[R] troop levels in Iraq, based on published news reports.

Hurricane Katrina - Statistics - Third Anniversary of Katrina
Livability statistics for New Orleans area, post Katrina.

Timeline - NSA Wiretaps - August 2006
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Timeline - NSA Wiretaps - August 2006
Overview and timeline of NSA wiretapping scandal.: sans serif font nsa wiretaps deborah white head spring kathy gill

Timeline - NSA Wiretaps - August 2006
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Timeline - NSA Wiretaps - August 2006
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Timeline - NSA Wiretaps - August 2006
Overview and timeline of NSA wiretapping scandal.: sans serif font nsa wiretaps deborah white head spring kathy gill

Presidential Approval Rating - Terrorism
Public opinion on how President Bush is handling the U.S. campaign against terrorism.

Iraq Casualities By Month - US Military
US military deaths in Iraq, by month: iraq coalition casualty count iraq coalition casualty sans serif font iraq casualities coalition casualty count

HHS Earmarks - Gross Dollars - 15 August 2006
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Georgia Quick Facts
Quick facts about Georgia, population, economics, geography

Texas Quick Facts
Quick facts about Texas, population, economics, geography

Bush Position on HR 810 - Stem Cell Research
Bush Position on HR 810 - Stem Cell Research: sans serif font hr 810 stem cell senate statement executive office of the president human embryos

Sex and Oil: OIG Report, Department of Interior, Bush Administration, 2008
This is a redacted copy of the report from the Office of Inspector General to Secretary of the Interior Kempthorne regarding a two year, $5.3 million investigation into the Minerals Management Service's royalty collection office.

Bibles and Scripture Passages Used by Presidents During Oath of Office
Bibles and Scripture Passages Used by Presidents During Oath of Office.

Party In Power - Congress and Presidency - A Visual Guide To The Balance of Power In Congress, 1945-2008
Table showing the party in power (balance of power) in each of the three branches of government, from 1945-2008.

Measures of Economic Health - Comparison Among Presidents
Measures of Economic Health - Comparison Among Presidents.

Rebutal - Competitive Enterprise Institute CO2 Ads
Rebutal of Competitive Enterprise Institute CO2 Ads.

Same-Sex Marriage in the US - June 2006
Overview of the status of gay marriage in the US - June 2006 - on eve of Senate vote on Constitutional Amendment.

Open Seats - House of Representatives - Fall 2006
Chart showing open seats for the US House of Representatives - Election 2006.

21 February : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is [R] a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, [R] with an emphasis on US politics

How Much Is A Billion? -- What Is A Billion In Political Terms?
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How Much Is A Trillion? : What Is A Trillion In Political Terms?
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Today In Political History
An ever-growing calendar of political events that have helped shape the United States of America.

US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 1
Text of the US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 1: civil rights act of 1960 opportunity definitions equal employment opportunity civil rights act 1964 community relations service

US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 10
Text of the US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 10.

US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 11
Text of the US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 11.

US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 2
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US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 3
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US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 4
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US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 5
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US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 6
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US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 7
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US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 8
Text of the US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 8.: decennial census opportunity definitions equal employment opportunity civil rights act 1964 community relations service

US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 9
Text of the US Civil Rights Act - 1964 - Title 9.: opportunity definitions equal employment opportunity civil rights act 1964 community relations service voting statistics

US Freedom of Information Act - 1966
Text of the US Freedom of Information Act - 1966.: information act amendments sans serif font freedom of information act electronic freedom field organization

US Freedom of Information Act - 1966
Text of the US Freedom of Information Act - 1966.: information act amendments sans serif font freedom of information act electronic freedom personnel rules

Voting Systems - State-by-State
Voting systems in each state - November 2006.: sans serif font punch card federal elections election fraud evoting

Competitive House Seats - November 2006
Table details Competitive House Seats - November 2006

Presidential Elections - U.S. Presidential Election Results by State, 1972-1988
How each state has voted in presidential elections, from 1972-1988. The chart also shows whether the state was on the winning or losing side of the election. Finally, it shows the number of electoral votes per state.

Presidential Election - U.S. Presidential Election Results by State, 1992-2008
How each state has voted in presidential elections, from 1972-1988. The chart also shows whether the state was on the winning or losing side of the election. Finally, it shows the number of electoral votes per state.

Competitive Senate Seats - November 2006
Table details Competitive Senate Seats - November 2006

Voting Systems - State-by-State
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Voting Systems - State-by-State - 2008
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Blue Laws - Alcohol
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Flag Burning and the US Congress
History of the US Congress and attempts to protect the flag from desecration

Flag Burning and the US Congress - 1995-Present
History of the US Congress and attempts to protect the flag from desecration

Voting Equipment Used in the United States
Table details Voting Equipment Used in the United States

Admission Rates of Juveniles To State Public Facilities
Admission Rates of Juveniles To State Public Facilities

Open Seats - House of Representatives - Fall 2006
Chart showing open seats for the US House of Representatives - Election 2006.

Hurricane Katrina Timeline from US Politics - Aftermath
A timeline of events leading up to and following Hurricane Katrina's landfall on the Gulf Coast of the US in August 2005. Focus is on government actions and political decisions.

Hurricane Katrina Timeline from US Politics - Aftermath
A timeline of events leading up to and following Hurricane Katrina's landfall on the Gulf Coast of the US in August 2005. Focus is on government actions and political decisions.

BBC News UK Edition - RSS Feeds - US Politics
Regular US Politics news updates with RSS feeds: bbc news uk bbc

Blog: Anil Dash - RSS Feeds - US Politics
Regular US Politics news updates with RSS feeds: anil dash blog

Christian Science Monitor - RSS Feeds - US Politics
Regular US Politics news updates with RSS feeds: christian science monitor nbsp

New York Times : Opinion - RSS Feeds - US Politics
Regular US Politics news updates with RSS feeds: new york times

New York Times : Washington - RSS Feeds - US Politics
Regular US Politics news updates with RSS feeds: new york times nbsp

Yahoo! News : Opinion-Editorial - RSS Feeds - US Politics
Regular US Politics news updates with RSS feeds: yahoo news yahoo nbsp

Yahoo! News Politics - RSS Feeds - US Politics
Regular US Politics news updates with RSS feeds: yahoo

Senate Race - Fall 2004
Chart showing open seats for the US Senate - Election 2004.

Senate Race - Fall 2006
Chart showing open seats for the US Senate - Election 2006.

How Your Senator Voted : Roll Call Vote : SJR 40
Roll call vote for Senate Joint Resolution 40 - Federal Marriage Amendment

Status of Electronic Voting - All States
State-by-state comparison of electronic voting systems (DREs and Optical Scan) and legislation regarding verified paper trail, with links to state elections boards.

Proposed Mileage Standards for SUVs, Minivans and Pickups - Details
The Bush Administration's proposed mileage standards for SUVs, Minivans and Pickups - August 2005

Texas Quick Facts
Quick facts about Texas, population, economics, geography

Tort Reform Since 1986 - By State
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Forum Statistics By Thread - Oct 04 - US Politics
Analysis of presidential approval ratings -- overall, Iraq and economy -- from 2001 to 2004.

Same-Sex Marriage in the US - November 2004
Overview of the status of gay marriage in the US after the November 2004 elections.

Open Seats - House of Representatives - Fall 2004
Chart showing open seats for the US House of Representatives - Election 2004.

How Your Representative Voted : Roll Call Vote : HR 4754
Roll call vote for House Amendment offered by Rep. Sanders - VT - which would nullify USA Patriot Act authorization to obtain patron library records

Side-By-Side: Hurricane Katrina v Hurricane Rita from US Politics
A timeline of events leading up to the landfall of Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita.

Hurricane Katrina : Katrina Timeline from US Politics
A timeline of events leading up to and following Hurricane Katrina's landfall on the Gulf Coast of the US in August 2005. Focus is on government actions and political decisions.

Hurricane Katrina Timeline from US Politics - Landfall
A timeline of events leading up to and following Hurricane Katrina's landfall on the Gulf Coast of the US in August 2005. Focus is on government actions and political decisions.

Educational Attainment and the 2004 Presidential Vote
Data showing percentage of population holding graduate degrees and how states voted in 2004 Presidential election

Presidential Race - Editorial Endorsements
Analysis of presidential approval ratings -- overall, Iraq and economy -- from 2001 to 2004.

Executions by State and Method of Execution - Alphabetical
Statistics: Executions by State and Method of Execution (1977-2003)

US Politics - Forum Guidelines
Terms of use policies for the US Politics Forum at About.com

Forum Statistics By Post - Oct 04 - US Politics
Analysis of presidential approval ratings -- overall, Iraq and economy -- from 2001 to 2004.

05 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

07 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

09 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

10 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

12 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

13 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

14 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

15 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

18 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

20 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

21 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

22 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

23 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

24 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

26 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

29 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

30 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

31 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

Dear Blue States ... Political Satire
A humorous recitation of the differences between red and blue states; author unknown.

Overview : The Economy - Charts
Charts from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for private, manufacturing and retail employment during the period January 1992 to June 2004

08 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

09 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

10 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

11 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

12 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

13 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

14 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

15 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

16 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

17 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

18 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

19 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

20 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

22 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

23 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

24 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

25 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

26 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

27 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

28 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

29 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

03 March 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

04 March 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

05 March 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

07 March 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

01 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

03 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

04 December 2004 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

18 January 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

20 January 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

21 January 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

22 January 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

23 January 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

24 January 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

25 January 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

26 January 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

27 January 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

28 January 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

29 January 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

30 January 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

01 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

02 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

03 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

04 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

06 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

07 February 2005 : History Calendar of US Politics
Today in History - US Politics is a series of monthly calendars describing events that occurred in the history of politics, with an emphasis on US politics

The Presidency and The World Series
chart of presidents and world series champions: world series champion boston red sox hoover al bush al clinton al

The Bush Cabinet - Term 2
The Bush Cabinet - Term 2.: attorney general alberto gonzalez texas secretary of state california department of food and agriculture ann m veneman secretary of commerce carlos gutierrez

Carol Lam, Former US Attorney
US Politics. Page 8.

David Iglesias, Former US Attorney
US Politics. Page 6.

John McKay, Former US Attorney
US Politics. Page 7.

Kevin Ryan, Former US Attorney
US Politics. Page 9.

Paul McNulty, Deputy Attorney General
Paul McNulty, deputy attorney general, resigns over the firing of United States Attorneys. Page 10.

Daniel Bogden, Former US Attorney
US Politics. Page 2.

Margaret Chiara, Former US Attorney
US Politics. Page 4.

Paul Charlton, Former US Attorney
US Politics. Page 3.

Issue: Evolution and Intelligent Design
Overview and history of the teaching of evolution in the US public classroom, with background on the intelligent design movement. Page 2.

State Politics At A Glance - Montana
Montana politics at a glance.. US Politics.

State Politics At A Glance - Alaska
Alaska politics at a glance.. US Politics.

CAFE (Fuel Efficiency) Standards for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks
Background and controversy around the 1975 corporate average fuel efficiency standards designed to improve automobile fuel economy. Page 2.

Kyoto Protocol: Overview: Environmental Issue
The Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty dealing with greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. This issue overview explains history, impacts and current status of the treaty.

Kyoto Protocol: Overview: Environmental Issue
The Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty dealing with greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. This issue overview explains history, impacts and current status of the treaty. Page 2.

Issue Summary : Health Care and The 2004 Presidential Election
An overview of access to health care in the United States, with focus on insurance, costs, and party positions. Page 2.

Hurricane Katrina - One Year Later
A one-year anniversary examination of Hurricane Katrina. Page 2.

The Military Draft
Issues surrounding the all volunteer Army and the draft. Page 2.

Balanced Budget Amendment
The Balanced Budget Amendment would amend the United States Constitution by requiring -- through law -- that Congress pass a federal budget that balances projected revenues and expenditures, with certain exceptions (notably, a time of war). Republicans have historically been the drivers of such an amendment. Page 2.

Martin Luther King - Bio
At age 35, Martin Luther King, Jr., became the youngest man to win the Nobel Peace Prize. A follower of the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi, King is one of the world's best-known modern advocates of nonviolent social change.

Executive Privilege - Political Terminology : What Is Executive Privilege?
Presidents of the United States -- beginning with George Washington -- have claimed that the Constitutional principle of separation of powers grants the Executive Branch the right to resist some Congressional or Judiciary requests for information.

US Senate : Filibuster & The Nuclear Option
Overview of Senate procedural Rule 22, filibuster and cloture. Page 2.

Alvin M. Greene - South Carolina Politician
Alvin Greene the South Carolina politician.

Biography of U.S. Congressman Joe Barton - This is a Biography of U.S. Congressman Joe Barton
This is a short biography of Congressman Joe Barton of Texas that includes his legislative priorities and his controversial apology to oil giant BP.

The Cast of Characters : Cheney's Quail Trip
On Saturday, 11 February 2006, VP Dick Cheney shot a fellow hunter in pursuit of quail on a Texas plantation. This article provides an overview of the cast of characters.

John G. Roberts, Jr - Supreme Court Chief Justice - Biography
Biographical data on John G. Roberts, Jr., President Bush's first Supreme Court nomination.

The Firing Of US Attorneys - Nefarious Or Business As Usual?
In late 2006 (most on 7 December), the US Department of Justice fired eight US attorneys, an unprecedented act according to the legal community. Page 2.

Issue: War in Iraq
Overview of issues surrounding the War in Iraq. Page 2.

Five Years Later - September 11
Five years after 9-11, Americans are skeptical of the war on terror and most Republicans believe Saddam Hussein was involved with events of that day, despite official reports to the contrary. Page 2.

Issue : Geneva Conventions and Treatment of Prisoners of War
This issue summary provides background about the Geneva Conventions and treatment of prisoners of war. The context is the current war against terrorism and events in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Abu Ghraib, Iraq. Page 2.

The First 100 Days of the Obama Presidency - First 100 Days
The

The First 100 Days of the Obama Presidency - First 100 Days
The

The First 100 Days of the Obama Presidency - First 100 Days
The

The First 100 Days of the Obama Presidency - First 100 Days
The

The 2009 Inauguration - Your Guide To The 2009 Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama
Most of us won't be in Washington, D.C. for the historic inauguration of Barack Obama on 20 January 2009. But that doesn't mean that we can't participate virtually. As Obama said recently,

Fun Facts About The Presidency - Learning About The U.S. Presidency
Who is more likely to be elected president - someone who is left-handed or right-handed? Which Detroit firm has a lock on the presidential limo contract? Which president took the longest vacation? Check out Presidential fun facts to learn the answers!

Leaders, House of Representatives - Leaders 110th Congress (2007-2008)
Profiles of leaders of the US House Representatives in the 110th Congress (2007-2008).

What Is The Digital TV Transition - Learning About The FCC, Digital TV Transition
In 1996, the U.S. Congress authorized broadcast television stations to add a digital channel alongside their analog channel. On 17 February 2009, local television stations will cease broadcasting using analog signals; effective 18 February, all television in the U.S. will be composed of a digital signal.

What Is The Digital TV Transition - Learning About The FCC, Digital TV Transition
In 1996, the U.S. Congress authorized broadcast television stations to add a digital channel alongside their analog channel. On 17 February 2009, local television stations will cease broadcasting using analog signals; effective 18 February, all television in the U.S. will be composed of a digital signal.

Presidents of the United States of America - Presidents from Washington To Bush
Terms of office, political affiliation, and brief bios of the Presidents of the United States.

Presidents of the United States of America - Presidents from Washington To Bush
Terms of office, political affiliation, and brief bios of the Presidents of the United States.

Presidents of the United States of America - Presidents from Washington To Bush
Terms of office, political affiliation, and brief bios of the Presidents of the United States.

Presidents of the United States of America - Presidents from Washington To Bush
Terms of office, political affiliation, and brief bios of the Presidents of the United States.

Presidents of the United States of America - Presidents from Washington To Bush
Terms of office, political affiliation, and brief bios of the Presidents of the United States.

Royalty In Kind (RIK) Program: What Is The MMS Royalty Collection Office
The Minerals Management Service, part of the Department of the Interior, is responsible for managing the nation's natural gas and oil on the outer continental shelf. Its Royalty In Kind (RIK) program manages any royalties paid as commercial oil or natural gas commodities (instead of cash). RIK was the center of a major Bush Administration scandal in 2008.

Presidential Election, Cartogram - Presidential Election Results by County and Percent Vote, 2008
Map showing the results of the 2008 U.S. presidential elections based on county-level results represented by shades of red to purple to blue, based upon the percent vote. The image is a cartogram, which shows each county's size relative to its share of the U.S. population. Page 5.

Presidential Election - Presidential Election Results By County, 2004
Map showing the results of the 2004 U.S. presidential elections based on county-by-county results, with the color of the county reflecting whether the county was won by Republicans or Democrats. Notice that most of the country appears red, which reflects that lower-density areas tend to vote Republican. Page 7.

Presidential Election - Presidential Election Results By County, 2008
Map showing the results of the 2008 U.S. presidential elections based on county-by-county results, with the color of the county reflecting whether the county was won by Republicans or Democrats. Notice that most of the country appears red, which reflects that lower-density areas tend to vote Republican. Page 2.

Bob Schieffer : A Gallery of Media Professionals, Bob Schieffer, CBS
Bob Schieffer, CBS. US Politics. Page 4.

Gwen Ifill
Host of PBS's 'Washington Week' Page 2.

Tom Brokaw : A Gallery of Media Professionals, Tom Brokaw
Tom Brokaw. US Politics.

Afghanistan, Taliban Fights Back - 2008 Year In Review, Afghanistan
The seven-year effort in Afghanistan now has a monthly casualty rate that rivals Iraq, even though there is only about 25 percent as many troops in Afghanistan than in Iraq. Page 4.

Gas Costs More, Americans Drive Less - 2008 Year In Review, Gas Prices
Gas prices rode a roller-coaster in 2008, hitting $4 a gallon before plummeting to less than $2 a gallon. For the second year in a row, Americans drove fewer miles than the year before. Page 8.

Guantanamo Bay - 2008 Year In Review, Guantanamo Bay
In June the Supreme Court of the United States once again rebuffed White House actions at Guantanamo Bay, making the Bush Administration 0-for-3 in court. Page 6.

Iraq, Year In Review - 2008 Year In Review, Iraq
The Iraq war entered its sixth year in March, and the number of military deaths passed 4,000. The Bush Administration

Mother Nature Does Not Play Nice - 2008 Year In Review, Mother Nature
US Politics. Page 7.

The Summer Olympics In Beijing - 2008 Year In Review, The Olympics
More than 10,000 athletes competed at the XXIX Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. There were protests worldwide related to Tibet. American swimmer Michael Phelps won an unprecedented eight gold medals in eight individual and team events. Page 10.

Water on Mars - Phoenix Mars Lander - 2008 Year In Review, Phoenix Mars Lander
Memorial Day weekend, the Mars Phoenix lander touched down on Mars. It later discovered water. Page 9.

Political Scandals - Year In Review 2008, Political Scandals
Clean-cut N.Y. Gov. Elliot Spitzer kicked off the scandal parade in March; Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich closed out the year. Page 5.

The Presidential Campaign - 2008 Year In Review, The Presidential Campaign
The 2008 Presidential election was the longest and costliest in history, with a historical result and a new role for technology in political communication. Page 2.

Jim Lehrer : A Gallery of Media Professionals
Jim Lehrer is the executive editor and anchor for the PBS show, The Newshour With Jim Lehrer.. Page 3.

Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) Voting Systems, Touchscreens - A History of Touchscreen (DRE) Voting
After the controversy over the 2000 Presidential election vote count, Congress passed the Help American Vote Act. Although technically the term

Mechanical Counting, Lever Pull Voting - A History of Lever Pull (Mechanical) Voting
US Politics. Page 3.

Paper Ballot, Optical Scan - A History of Optical Scan Voting
Optical scan technology was developed in the late 1930s and has been widely used for standardized testing since the 1950s. However, the technology was not adapted to counting paper ballots until 1968. Page 6.

Paper Ballot Voting, Hand Counted - A History of Paper Ballot Voting
The word

Paper Ballots, Voting By Mail - A History of Voting By Mail
The polling place has become an institution that symbolizes democracy in America. But it is being replaced by a vote at home plus the Post Office. Page 7.

Electromechanical Counting, Punch Cards - A History of Punch Card Voting
The voter rolls grew throughout the 20th century, from women's suffrage to the Civil Rights Act. Election officials needed new equipment to cope. Enter a new technology, computers, in the voting mix. Page 4.

Presidential Election, Cartogram - Presidential Election Results by County and Party, 2004
Map showing the results of the 2008 U.S. presidential elections based on county-level results represented by either red or blue, based upon which party won in that county. The image is a cartogram, which shows each county's size relative to its share of the U.S. population. Page 8.

Presidential Election, Cartogram - Presidential Election Results by County and Percent Vote, 2004
Map showing the results of the 2004 U.S. presidential elections based on county-level results represented by shades of red to purple to blue, based upon the percent vote. The image is a cartogram, which depicts each county's size relative to its share of the U.S. population. Page 10.

Presidential Election, Cartogram - Presidential Election Results by County and Party, 2008
Map showing the results of the 2008 U.S. presidential elections based on county-level results represented by either red or blue, based upon which party won in that county. The image is a cartogram, which shows each county's size relative to its share of the U.S. population. Page 3.

Presidential Election - Presidential Election Results By County and Percentage of Vote, 2004
Map showing the results of the 2004 U.S. presidential elections based on county-by-county results, with the color of the county reflecting the degree of

Presidential Election - Presidential Election Results By County and Percentage of Vote, 2008
Map showing the results of the 2008 U.S. presidential elections based on county-by-county results, with the color of the county reflecting the degree of

TV and Politics : Historical TV Ratings For Democratic National Convention
Ever since the 1960 campaign, between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon, television has played an important part in the presidential campaign. This chart illustrates how many people, as a percentage of the number of US households, watch the Democratic National Conventions. Page 2.

TV and Politics : Historical TV Ratings For Republican National Convention
Ever since the 1960 campaign, between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon, television has played an important part in the presidential campaign. This chart illustrates how many people, as a percentage of the number of US households, watch the Republican National Conventions. Page 3.

TV and Politics: Historical TV Ratings For Vice Presidential Debates
This chart illustrates that vice presidential debate viewership, as a percentage of the total US population, has varied between 10 and 25 percent since 1976. The notable exceptions: 1984, when Democrat Geraldine Ferraro debated Republican Vice President George Bush (24%); 2008, when Republican Sarah Palin debated Democrat Joe Biden (23%); and 1976, when Democrat Walter Mondale debated Republican Bob Dole (20%). Page 4.

TV Ratings - Presidential Debates - 1976-2008
US Politics. Page 5.

Gross National Debt as a Percent of GDP, by President
Gross Debt as a Percent of GDP, by President. Page 4.

Gross Federal Debt - 1940-2007
Gross Federal Debt - 1940-2007. US Politics.

Historical Unemployment Rate in the U.S.(1948-2008) - Political Economic Indicators
U.S. unemployment rate, 1948-2008; data from BLS. Page 5.

Presidential Election - The Electoral College, Presidential Election Results, 2004
Map showing the results of the 2004 U.S. presidential elections based on electoral college votes. This is the most common graphic shown on TV and used in newspapers, although it disguises as much information as it reveals.. Page 6.

Uninsured Rates By State - US Census, August 2007
Uninsured Rates By State - US Census, August 2007. Page 9.

Stock Market Crash of 1929 - The History Of US Government Financial Bailouts
The 2008 financial market meltdown is not a solo event, although its magnitude marks it for the history books. It's the latest in a series of financial crises where businesses (or government entities) turn to Uncle Sam to save the day. Page 2.

The Lockheed Bailout - The History Of US Government Financial Bailouts, Lockheed
The 2008 financial market meltdown is not a solo event, although its magnitude marks it for the history books. It's the latest in a series of financial crises where businesses (or government entities) turn to Uncle Sam to save the day. Page 3.

NYC Bailout - The History Of US Government Financial Bailouts, 1975, New York City
The 2008 financial market meltdown is not a solo event, although its magnitude marks it for the history books. It's the latest in a series of financial crises where businesses (or government entities) turn to Uncle Sam to save the day. Page 4.

The Chrysler Bailout - The History Of US Government Financial Bailouts, Chrysler
The 2008 financial market meltdown is not a solo event, although its magnitude marks it for the history books. It's the latest in a series of financial crises where businesses (or government entities) turn to Uncle Sam to save the day. Page 5.

The Savings and Loan Bailout - The History of US Government Bailouts, Savings and Loan, 1989
The Savings and Loan (S&L) crisis of the 1980s and 1990s involved the failure of more than 1,000 savings and loan associations. Page 6.