Amita Kelly

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A Guide To Third-Party Candidates

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Third-party candidates are often written off as long shots or unrealistic. But this November, observers are expecting them to do better than usual.

Polls show voters are tired of both parties. As NPR's Tamara Keith reports, that could be creating an opening for third-party candidates in statewide elections.



As Syria Grabs Headlines, Congress Tends To Local Business

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The U.S. action against ISIS in Syria is dominating headlines around the globe. President Obama spoke about the mission Tuesday, saying it has bipartisan support from Congress and calling it necessary for the security of the country, and the world.

Members of Congress, meanwhile, are watching from afar ...


Obama Called On Congress In His Speech. How Is It Answering?

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

President Obama said Wednesday in a prime-time speech to the nation that America would lead a broad coalition to "take out" the extremist group known as Islamic State. According to the president, he already has the authority to act.

"My administration has also secured bipartisan support for this approach ...


From Statehouse To Big House: A Guide To Governors Gone Bad

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Now that Virginia GOP Gov. Bob McDonnell has been found guilty of corruption, fraud and bribery, his name could be added to a long list of top state officials who have had to take the walk from the statehouse to the big house.

McDonnell wept as the guilty verdicts were ...