On Tuesday Wisconsin voters will decide whether to recall Governor Scott Walker from office. Walker's clamp down on Wisconsin's public sector labor unions set off a recall campaign that has spanned over a year and brought national campaign energy to the state.
The Latino population in Texas is booming to the point that in 20 years, the state could be majority Latino. Couple that with hard-line Republican policies on immigration and budget cuts at the state level and you have a recipe for turning the once-Republican stranglehold of Texas into a more purple, or even blue, state in the future.
The Chinese demand for new cars is changing the way top vehicle manufacturers develop their products. Ever since China surpassed the U.S. in auto sales back in 2010, automakers have turned their attention east.
Egypt's expected to get the results of its first round of presidential elections sometime this weekend. All-in-all, many Egyptians seem pleased. But there have been reports of improprieties and flaws, leading some to wonder how fair the elections are.
The middle class, in many ways, led the revolution in Egypt that toppled Hosni Mubarak. Now, as elections proceed and voting currently underway for president, some of the middle class aren't so sure about what changes their revolution have wrought.
Egypt's presidential elections are set for this week. The candidates all seem to be lining up to claim the mantle of preserver of the revolution and champion of Islam. But who will capture the populace and excite them enough to be elected remains to be seen.
Early Thursday the New York Times reported word of an ad campaign being considered by a major conservative donor. It would have tried to tie President Barack Obama to controversial pastor Jeremiah Wright. But just as fast as the story broke, Republicans and Democrats condemned it and the project was quickly cancelled.
President Barack Obama's announcement that he supported same-sex marriage has mobilized Latino voters. A largely Roman Catholic group, Latino Americans actually support same-sex marriage in slightly higher numbers than the average American.
When it comes down to who will be elected to office, one Austrian author thinks he has it figured out. The national mood, people's belief in the future being better or worse than today, is an almost infallible predictor, author John Casti argues, in whether an incumbent will be retained or thrown out.
Ask Barack Obama about Mitt Romney and you'll get a story about a vampire capitalist. Ask Romney about Obama and you'll hear debt-deficits-spending. Each is trying to define the other in the eyes of the voters in hopes of winning the upcoming election.