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  •  (L-R) Kevin Spacey, Laura Dern, writer Danny Strong, director Jay Roach and Denis Leary
    HBO's 'Recount' attempted to rewrite the history of the 2000 election
    Recount, which premiered on HBO in 2008, is an attempt to retell the month long struggle in November and December of 2000 to determine who won that year’s election. It being a Hollywood production, it attempts to be heavily biased toward the...
  • Brian Schoeneman
    Fairfax ballot delivery throws wild card into attorney general recount
    FAIRFAX, Va. – An apparent two-day discrepancy in the delivery of ballots from two precincts is fueling a dispute in the already-heated attorney general’s recount contest, Watchdog.org reported.Attorneys for Republican Mark Obenshain,...
  • Obamacare doesn't hurt Terry McAuliffe as Democrats make Virginia blue
    Obamacare doesn't hurt Terry McAuliffe as Democrats make Virginia blue
    Five takeaways from theDemocrats’ big wins Tuesday in Virginia:Obamacareisn’t that unpopular in the Old Dominion after all.A deep-pocketed Democrat cleverly used the Libertarian Partyto fracture the GOP base.The gender gap is growing,...
  • Rep. Allen West
    Rep. Allen West finally concedes defeat
    Rep. Allen West (R-FL) who refused to concede after the general election on Nov. 6, 2012, has finally conceded defeat on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, to Democrat Patrick Murphy, ending a two-week dispute for Florida’s 18th Congressional District...
  • Rep. Allen West (R-FL) (C) speaks during a news conference on the payroll tax vote with fellow House Republican freshmen (L-R) Rep. Joe Heck (R-NV), Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle (R-NY), Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY)
    Rep. Allen West gets recount, still won’t concede election
    Rep. Allen West who lost his congressional race to Democrat Patrick Murphy for Florida’s 18th Congressional District on Nov. 6, 2012, refused to concede the race until he got a recount in St. Lucie County. On Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, Allen...
  • Allen West
    Allen West campaign: 'Cloud of suspicion' over results in St. Lucie County
    After the canvassing board in St. Lucie County, Fla., missed a noon deadline to file election results with the Division of Elections on Sunday, the Allen West campaign questioned the ability of elections supervisor Gertrude Walker to "fairly...
  • Allen West
    St. Lucie Co. voter turnout clarification still supports allegation of fraud
    Note: After this article was originally published, the St. Lucia County Board of Election published a clarification on their website. They state that the figure of 247,383 is the sum of total ballot cards submitted. The total ballot was spread...
  • Gov. Sarah Palin
    Hit piece film on Palin begs question: Where’s film on Edwards?
    HBO will soon air the film Game Change about former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R)and the 2008 General Election. Critics so far predict the film will be negative; opinions are based on the trailer.Julianne Moore took the role of Palin. Moore doesn...
  • And the winner is … Durant?
    And the winner is … Durant?
    Republican state Rep. candidate Peter Durant stood against a wall upstairs in Oxford Town Hall on Friday and paused for several moments.“Yeah,” he finally said.He had been asked, moments after that town had completed the fifth and...
  • Southbridge shocker pulls Alicea into virtual tie in 6th Worcester
    Southbridge shocker pulls Alicea into virtual tie in 6th Worcester
    A closely contested state representative’s race grew even tighter Thursday, all but guaranteeing court intervention and becoming a conspiracy theorist’s dream.“If there’s no change [Friday], I think it’s automatic...
  • Charlton recount follows E. Brookfield - no change
    Charlton recount follows E. Brookfield - no change
    And then there were three.For Geraldo Alicea and Peter Durant there is light at the end of the tunnel. It comes in the form of three more recounts to determine just who will be sworn in as the 6th Worcester District’s state rep in January...
  • E. Brookfield recount yields no change in 6th Worcester
    E. Brookfield recount yields no change in 6th Worcester
    Writer's Note: Follow the 6th Worcester District state rep recount this week and see more video recordings, including Wednesday's recount in Charlton. If you haven't already, be sure to subscribe for e-mail updates whenever a new story...
  • Buck Campaigns
    Buck campaign declines to concede in tight Senate race
    The Ken Buck for Senate campaign refused to throw in the towel Wednesday morning as returns continued to trickle into the Colorado Secretary of State. Buck and incumbent Democratic Senator Michael Bennet were in a dead heat overnight with the...
  • Recount
    Looking back a decade at the 2000 election in verse
    The 2000 VoteMy stomach's still churning with election resultsWhy don't we just count themInstead of shouting insults.The will of the people, I hope will prevailBy the process we honorIt's worth the travail.The election is over, but...