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October 24, 2012

Can America’s Reading Matter Tell Us Who’ll Win the Election?

…reflect the Amazon state of pre-election America. None of these maps is as blood red as Amazon’s. Nate Silver may be America’s most famous and eerily accurate election forecaster. His…

February 4, 2020

Opinion: Older Adult Election Volunteers in Iowa Were Left in the Lurch

Early this morning, The New York Times reported that the Iowa Democratic Party had introduced a new smartphone app to help election volunteers report results at their precincts more easily….

February 8, 2016

Poll: Election Year Issues

…not affect you personally? In the poll below, pick the three issues that most concern you during this election season and are likely to sway your vote — and see…

October 17, 2016

Knock, Knock, Knockin’ on Voters’ Doors

…out the vote can make the difference between an election lost and an election won. Studies have confirmed that knocking on people’s doors helps increase the chances that they will…

November 17, 2016

What “Active Seniors” Means Now

…hoped that this election would help reinforce some of our early values — kinder, gentler, more inclusive. But across the country post-election, we’re seeing everything from racial slurs and bullying…

November 6, 2016

Seniors Bring Back Peace & Love in Disturbing Times

…their children with them to vote in what they knew was a historic election. I scrolled through post after post in the week before Election Day. I was watching a…

January 15, 2018

Clarence Jones: The Long Perspective

…the recent presidential election and the protests that have resulted. Besides his role at Stanford, Jones is also Diversity Visiting Professor and Scholar at the University of San Francisco and…

November 17, 2012

Do You Know This Word?

…now everywhere—last month they became a favored form of election commenting. (The GIF above is from a Tumblr blog. Click here to see a whole page of election GIFS. GIFS…

January 11, 2017

Watch: President Barack Obama’s Farewell Address

  “That’s what our democracy demands. It needs you. Not just when there’s an election, not just when your own narrow interest is at stake, but over the full span…

November 11, 2014

Video of the Week: Run, Granny Run

…was interrupted by the 2004 election – the Democratic Party when at 94, Haddock – aka “Granny D” – accepted the challenge to run for Senate against a powerful Republican…

October 26, 2018

New to Medicare in 2019?

…Annual Election Period Each year, Medicare has the Annual Election Period (AEP) in the fall from October 15 th through December 7 th . This period is an opportunity to…

February 1, 2016

Will the Real Candidates Please Stand Up?

…curious about what the voters in Iowa or New Hampshire are seeing that you aren’t? The Political TV Ad Archive makes it easy to dig down into this season’s electioneering,…

October 20, 2012

Political Pundits Flashback

Ann Coulter. Paul Krugman. George Stephanopoulos. They’re showing signs of election season wear and tear—but remember these politicos’ and pundits’ fresh-faced early days? On Buzzfeed, a reminder: 1. Tucker Carlson…

November 2, 2012

Where to Find Voter Information: The Best Sites & Apps

…to find out what’s required in your state. Drag your cursor to your state, and a pop-up window will spell out the law and its implications for this election as…

June 25, 2017

A Red Diaper Baby Returns to Her Roots

…thought Obama’s election was a sign that positive change was on the way and human rights were alive and well. The next president was going to be a woman after…