Electoral College

Yes, Nate Silver, Democrats Got Lucky in the Electoral College
A redrawn U.S. map starts a debate over how the party got its edge
February 28, 2013

A redrawn U.S. map starts a debate over how the party got its edge.

If the U.S. Looked Like This Map, Romney Would Have Won
A fun, fair attempt at Electoral College reform is still deeply flawed
February 20, 2013

A fun, fair attempt at Electoral College reform is still deeply flawed.

One Man, One Vote, One Republican President
Why Ditching the Electoral College Would Benefit the GOP
January 30, 2013

After 2000, Democrats are the ones who are supposed to hate the electoral college. But abolishing it might actually help the GOP.

John Calhoun is Alive and Well in Virginia
The GOP's desperate attempt to thwart the majority
January 26, 2013

Unable to hold onto a majority rule in American politics, Republicans want the minority to rule—even if it means changing Electoral College rules in swing states.

The Virginia GOP's Self-Defeating Power Grab
January 25, 2013

Sure, the election-law switcheroo sneakily engineered by Virginia Republicans was a dastardly political power grab. But it might not actually help them get what they want. 

Job One
September 22, 2009

The only way Obama can pull his presidency back from the brink.