How Does the Electoral College Work?

Posted by Katherine | Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Confused about the Electoral College and what happens to your vote after you cast it in November? Sue Salinger found this self-consciously silly but useful music video to help you out. It was made by Slater's Garage Ads and Audio in Bangor, Maine, a probutcool shop that makes radio ads ...

Bill Clinton’s Convention Speech

Posted by Katherine | Friday, August 29th, 2008

[leh4 / Flickr] Catching up now on Day 3 of the Democratic convention. Bill Clinton's speech was generally declared a big boost for Obama -- so here are some qualified assessments of its effectiveness. Kaylin, married 29 years and from New Jersey, seems to think Bill would have been more believable if ...