Midterm Elections

1.10.19

Frank Ocean Is in a Hotel, Taking Pictures of Towels, Doing Fine, Thanks

In a rare interview with GQ, Ocean talked about the midterm elections, his life in New York, and skincare routines for lazy men.

12.5.18

Here's what you need to know about the bombshell voter fraud scandal in North Carolina

Unsealed ballots, allegations of drug use, and convicted felons — here's everything we know about the scandal plaguing North Carolina's 9th District.

12.5.18

MAGA Mouse

As our politics invade the amusement park, is Disney World even a vacation destination any longer?

11.8.18

Neighborhood Tries to Secede from City In Order to Get a Cheesecake Factory, Fails

The effort to split Eagle's Landing, Georgia off from the city of Stockbridge started in 2016, after the Cheesecake Factory opted not to open a location there.

11.7.18

Women broke midterms records right and left (but mostly on the left)

A historic 118 women will now serve in Congress.

11.7.18

A Timeline of Trump's Plan to Eliminate Trans Rights

Broadly's Diana Tourjée breaks it down.

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11.7.18

For the First Time Since 2010, People Who Accept Climate Change Control the House Science Committee

Several Democratic House candidates with scientific backgrounds won against Republican incumbents on Tuesday.

11.7.18

Sacha Baron Cohen Brought Back Borat and Duped a Bunch of Trump Voters

"It’s up to Kazakhstan to swing the midterms for Premier Trump. I come to California to do election tampering."

11.7.18

Republican Rick Scott wins tight race for Florida Senate

Scott had positioned himself as a stalwart ally of President Donald Trump, but as the midterms neared, he kept the president at a noticeable distance.

11.7.18

Kim Davis, anti–gay marriage Kentucky clerk who took her talents to Romania, just lost her re-election bid

She became a martyr figure to the religious Right after refusing to validate gay marriage licenses.

11.6.18

This MIT PhD Wants to Replace America's Broken Voting Machines with Open Source Software, Chromebooks, and iPads

In 2006, Ben Adida wrote a 254-page PhD dissertation on "cryptographic voting systems." Now, he wants to fix America's broken voting machines.

11.6.18

New York City voting is once again a disaster

Pouring rain, long lines, broken scanners, and apparent security concerns prompted some voters to abandon their ballots

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