Voting Early and Patiently for the Environment

Posted by Katherine | Saturday, November 1st, 2008

A six-to-seven-hour early-voting line in Charlotte, NC, earlier today [Ted Abbott / Flickr] Yesterday, the last day of early voting in Georgia, MSNBC reported one polling-place line in Atlanta with a wait time of eight to ten hours. People stood in line for eight to ten hours to cast a ballot! Becky, ...

They Voted Early

Posted by Katherine | Monday, October 27th, 2008

Christine Hennessey is a New Yorker transplanted to Nacogdoches in East Texas, where she's a librarian and "aspiring author." Last week, she voted for Obama during a lunchbreak (thanks, Sue Salinger): [madame.furie / Flickr] RCKM ©®™, a "down to earth" photographer, likes "to see people share their lives" on Flickr. Here's a ...

Obama: Hip Hop and Hustle in Detroit

Posted by Katherine | Friday, August 15th, 2008

Some youth and some senior citizens performing for Obama in Detroit. (Thanks, Sarolta Cump.) Lady Te is a young Motor City rapper. In this music video, she appeals to her peers to dig into important issues and go vote for Barack: If you're a Detroiter on the senior end of the ...

GOP VP Buzz

Posted by Katherine | Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Romney on a cookie [David Reeves / Flickr] There's lots of chatter that McCain might announce a VP pick this week. Whether or not that's likely, the vice presidential betting steamed up recently, centering on Mitt Romney or Bobby Jindal. Jindal backers will be sad to know that he just announced ...

Indiana and North Carolina Primaries

Posted by Katherine | Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Democrats in Indiana and North Carolina voted today after days of rallies and knocking on doors. (Republicans voted, too, but...) These two pictures are from the last couple of weeks on the campaign trail. In Indianapolis, Brian Bruner captured what may be the best Hillary hat of the entire election ...

First-Time Voter

Posted by Katherine | Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

Twenty-three-year-old Ashley is proud of her 70-year-old grandmother. Who, for the first time, just registered to vote. "Words can't express how proud," Ashley says. (Photo found by Ann Raber.) [ashleyligas / Flickr] Ashley and her grandmother have spent hours together researching the candidates and the issues. This is how democracy should work, ...