Elections

RSS Feed
NPR

Ahead Of Primary, Romney Campaigns In S.C.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigned in South Carolina Wednesday, just days ahead of Saturday's primary. Audie Cornish talks with NPR's Scott Horsley for more.
NPR

McCain's 2008 Anti-Mitt Romney Oppo Research Raised 2012 Themes

There are no bombshells and much of the "oppo" is, like much of the genre, a compilation of items from news sources. Still, the document is useful because it demonstrates how little the arguments against Romney have changed from four years ago.
NPR

Previewing Three 2012 Senate Races To Watch

Just a few seats could determine which party controls the Senate in 2013. The races in Massachusetts, Virginia and Montana — all considered tossups — are drawing particular national attention. NPR's Ken Rudin previews those races with reporters from each state.
NPR

Should Elections Be Held On Weekends?

The U.S. has repeatedly ranked low in voter turnout, compared to other G8 countries. Jacob Soboroff of the group Why Tuesday? says the antiquated voting law is putting America's democracy on the back burner. He speaks with host Michel Martin about why his nonpartisan group is pushing to move election days.
NPR

Romney Says His Tax Burden Is About 15 Percent

In South Carolina Tuesday, Mitt Romney confirmed that he will release his tax returns but not until April. The subject came up in Monday night's GOP presidential debate. Romney also said his effective tax rate is around 15 percent.
NPR

South Carolina: Gingrich's Last Stand?

In South Carolina, the race to be the conservative alternative to Mitt Romney is hitting a fever pitch. The state's GOP primary is Saturday.

Pages