Election 2010: Senate Races We're Watching

From our BlogHer 2010 Election Watch List, you'll see we've been watching several tight races for U.S. Senate involving women candidates, including California, where we have two impressive women candidates running opposite each other. This post will include updates on some of the hottest Senate races that we're watching as results come in on Election Day. ...more

Week of VOTE doodles: Day 6

"Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost." ~John Quincy Adams ...more

Week of VOTE doodles: Day 5

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." ~ Margaret Mead...more

Congressional Candidate Dina Titus Answers BlogHer's Questions

BlogHer reached out to women candidates running in tight races this election cycle -- here at BlogHer.com and on Facebook and Twitter. After collecting the questions, we sent six to each candidate. Dina Titus, running for Congress in Nevada's 3rd District, answered questions from the BlogHer community here: 1) What are your thoughts on how to make Nevada energy and water efficient? ...more

Congressional Candidate Suzan DelBene Answers BlogHer's Questions

BlogHer reached out to women candidates running in tight races this election cycle -- here at BlogHer.com, on Facebook and Twitter. After collecting the questions, we sent six to each candidate. Suzan DelBene, running for Congress in Washington's 8th District, answered questions from the BlogHer community here: 1) You're a supporter of fiscal responsibility and corporate oversight. What about government responsibility and oversight? Will you work toward greater transparency in government? ...more

Congressional Candidate Stephene Moore Answers BlogHer's Questions

BlogHer reached out to women candidates running in tight races this election cycle -- here at BlogHer.com and on Facebook and Twitter. After collecting the questions, we sent six to each candidate. Stephene Moore, running for Congress in Kansas's 3rd District, answered questions from the BlogHer community here: 1) How does your experience as a nurse translate to being a legislator? ...more

Race to Watch: Minnesota's Michele Bachmann Debates Tarryl Clark

The Minnesota Sixth District, a sprawling, irregularly shaped district comprising of numerous suburbs and smaller cities in central Minnesota, has had a fair share of media attention ever since Republican Representative Michele Bachmann first won her congressional seat in 2006. ...more

Thank you for such a detailed account of the race and the debate. Although the polls show ...more

Meg Whitman's Latino Problem

California candidate for governor, Meg Whitman, has been in the hot seat since last week when her former housekeeper, Nicky Santillan, made allegations that she was mistreated, and oh by the way, the housekeeper was here working for them illegally. Next thing you know, Whitman's on stage in a Spanish language debate, being asked about immigration and the DREAM Act. That's when it got really ugly. ...more

I’m a liberal Democrat (not from CA) and I’m rooting for Jerry Brown. I don’t like the way ...more

Murkowski Mission Impossible: Write-in Campaign in Alaska

Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski went through a tough primary this year, only to be ousted in her re-election run for the Republican nomination by tea party backed Joe Miller. Rather than packing her bags in Washington, she listened to her constituents' calls for her to stay in the race - whatever way possible. But at this point, she can't run as an Independent like Joe Lieberman did. The only option remaining to her: a write-in campaign. ...more

I was raised in Alaska in a Very Republican household that was very active in the state ...more

Questions for Candidates? We'll Get the Answers.

BlogHer is undertaking an exciting effort again this year to bring campaign news and information to our community, including from the candidates themselves. We're proud to announce our partnership with 10Questions for the election, a great program put together by our friends at the Personal Democracy Forum and funded by the Knight Foundation. 10Questions brings your questions to the candidates, and provides a simple interface to get the answers. ...more

Great ideas. It's too easy to tune out the noise of politics. If we stand up and take part the ...more