Portable Fan Blows Up Florida Governor's RaceDemocratic activists are showing up at Rick Scott events holding portable fans, though Scott now insists he never refused to share the stage with Charlie Crist because of objections to the fan under Crist's podium.
Health Insurance Markets Open; Success To Be Seen Millions of Americans will be able to shop for the first time Tuesday on the insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care reforms, entering a world that is supposed to simplify the mysteries of health coverage but could end up making it even more confusing, at least initially.
Can Cuccinelli's Hard-Right Ideology Win In A 50/50 State? Virginia is conducting nothing short of a grand political experiment in 2013, testing whether a tea party favorite can carry a closely divided state with conservative roots. If Ken Cuccinelli wins the race for governor, he will have undercut Republican moderates' claims that hard-right ideologies are hurting the party — and undoubtedly intensify a debate already roiling the GOP.
Opinion: On Election Eve Major Concerns About DisenfranchisementFrom Florida and Ohio early vote disasters with long lines to power outages in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York there are doubts that some people will have the opportunity to participate in this election.
Opinion: Disenfranchisement Is The Real CrimeFelony disenfranchisement is nothing more than Republican continuation of Jim Crow voter suppression laws.
Opinion: Florida's Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and MinoritiesElected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.
Protesters At Party Conventions Could Be Armed The thousands of protesters expected at the Democratic and Republican national conventions can come armed with a lot more than signs and slogans: State law in Florida and North Carolina allows concealed weapons, including guns.