The Rat Race: Elections 2004
U.S. presidential and congressional elections. Long shots, sure things, and all the obstacles in the maze. From The Gully.
Saturday, October 16, 2004
Liberal Christians Mobilize to React to Religious Right
The efforts of conservative Christians to mobilize voters against same-sex marriage and abortion and in support of President Bush have stirred a growing backlash among more liberal believers. And they are taking their cues from the religious right.
Crucial Florida Vote May Hinge On Burgeoning Latino Population
The state that decided the 2000 election remains as deeply divided over the choice for president today as it was four years ago, with President Bush and Sen. John F. Kerry deadlocked in Florida amid signs of extraordinary intensity and partisanship among voters, according to a new survey by The Washington Post, Univision and the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute.
Another small step for Kerry?
The third and final televised debate between George Bush and John Kerry focused on domestic issues. Instant polls called it a draw or another Kerry win, but will it do anything to boost the challenger's momentum?
Registering a Hit
Democrats are winning the registration game, but what happens next?
Politics in the 'New Normal' America
During the spring and summer of 2004 some Americans, most but not all of them nominal Democrats, spoke of the November 2 presidential election as the most important, or "crucial," of their lifetimes.
New York Review of Books