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Elections and Voting

The New Orleans elections

April 21, 2006 - Tomorrow, April 22, is a big day in the Big Easy: the first municipal elections in New Orleans since the arrival of Hurricane Katrina almost 8 months ago.

Best and worst of the Senate

April 17, 2006 - Time magazine has released its take on who's good -- and not-so-good -- in the U.S. Senate. The list is non-ideological, focused only on what the lawmakers have supposedly accomplished once in office. Here's their list:

Poll Watch: South not so sweet on Bush

January 27, 2006 - Survey USA has released its latest state-by-state poll of our President's net job approval ratings. The not-so-surprising finding is that Bush's approval percentage continues to languish in the low 40s.