Keep it easy to vote by ensuring ballot integrity

By NORM COLEMAN October 05, 2012, 07:44 PM

Opponents of Minnesota's constitutional amendment to require a valid photo ID prior to voting are increasingly crying wolf rather than focusing on the facts.

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A shift -- and not just with the weather

By JOHN DICKERSON October 05, 2012, 03:14 PM

Romney threads the needle at the debate and gives voters the opportunity to take a second look.

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In defense of Jim Lehrer (kinda sorta)

By Josh Voorhees October 04, 2012, 10:06 PM

No, he wasn't at his best in moderating Wednesday's presidential debate. Still...

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Romney on a roll? Remember John Kerry beat George W. Bush

By James Rainey October 04, 2012, 10:54 AM

Sure, Romney sounded better than Obama in Wednesday's debate. So what.

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Let's keep it a clean Constitution

By JACK DAVIES October 03, 2012, 08:26 PM

The proposed amendments are at odds with its philosophical and practical purposes.

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Marriage debate: Many traditions needed redefining

By DONALD R. SONSALLA October 02, 2012, 08:37 PM

There are a number of rules regarding human relationships that at one time were supported by the Bible that society no longer supports.

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Get ready for a Romney revival

By NEAL GABLER October 02, 2012, 08:19 PM

It's virtually inevitable, given the way the media covers campaigns.

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Protecting the right to vote

By J. Morgan Kousser October 01, 2012, 12:02 PM

The experience of a century ago may offer a cautionary lesson about today's changes in election laws.

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Debate questions that would illuminate

By GEORGE WILL September 29, 2012, 06:00 PM

Presidential debates should be used to plow fresh ground.

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Dear conservative-leaning friend

By ROBERT SAXTON September 28, 2012, 09:04 PM

Let me clear up for you what a 'yes' vote will and won't accomplish.

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Why same-sex marriage affects my marriage

By RILEY BALLING September 28, 2012, 08:50 PM

The goal is to move society -- in this case, away from a safe environment for children.

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Source of real voter fraud is ignored

By JOHN ROMANO September 28, 2012, 12:04 PM

A view of the issue from Florida.

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Voter beware: Claims used to tout ID are fishy

By JOAN GROWE September 27, 2012, 06:31 PM

Former Secretary of State Joan Growe is fed up with what she sees as misleading claims.

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Why Republicans will learn to love Todd Akin

By Margaret Carlson September 27, 2012, 10:33 AM

He may cost them the Senate seat they thought they could have gained, but he may also allow them to a chance to seem almost reasonable on abortion.

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The conservative mind

By DAVID BROOKS September 25, 2012, 08:37 PM

Conservatism has lost half of its intellectual firepower. Republicans need to recover traditional conservatism or risk becoming irrelevant.

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Preachers telling blacks not to vote is sinful

By Bob Ray Sanders September 25, 2012, 07:34 PM

While one's faith should not play a role in the election of a president, religion has long been injected into politics in this country.

Romney needs to broaden his reach

By MICHAEL GERSON September 25, 2012, 07:34 PM

Republicans are missing an opening with Hispanics.

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Why is voter registration so hard?

By Victoria Bassetti September 24, 2012, 07:13 PM

Americans have been registering to vote since the late 19th century and don't see it as incompatible with democracy.

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Voter ID won't disenfranchise me

By ELIZABETH MANSFIELD September 24, 2012, 06:57 PM

One hears how it will disenfranchise the disabled. I'm here to say it won't.

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Voter ID will disenfranchise many

By SHAWN LAWRENCE OTTO September 24, 2012, 06:56 PM

The young -- and therefore the Democrats -- should be very worried.

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