McConnell zeroes in on election — his own

On Monday morning, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell huddled with a few top aides at the National Republican Senatorial Committee’s Capitol Hill headquarters — but the 2018 midterms weren’t on the agenda. Instead, they pored over plans for McConnell’s own far-off 2020 reelection campaign. For 90 minutes, McConnell, his chief of staff Phil Maxson, state…

Voter Mentor Project

Our purpose is to create a community of mentors: knowledgeable voters willing to connect with others they know personally who may be less informed about voting and may experience that lack of information as an obstacle. The intent of this site is to keep us connected. We hope to help citizens overcome their sense of…

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Vote411.org | Vote411.org Enter your address to find your polling place, build your ballot with our online voters’ guide and much more! With our voters’ guide you can see the races on your ballot, compare candidates’ positions side-by-side, and print out a “ballot” indicating your preferences as a reminder and take it with y… Source

2018 State Elections Forecast

Louis Jacobson, Politifact senior correspondent and Governing contributor, tracks every statewide race for governor, secretary of state, attorney general, and House and Senate. He makes his predictions based on consultations with multiple experts in the states as well as national party strategists. As it stands, Republicans hold the majority of every office — with 33…

What is Trump’s “Gag Rule?”

Trump just officially announced his extremely dangerous “gag rule,” and it’s as bad as we thought. This post has been updated to reflect the rule. Donald Trump has said from day one he wants to control women. With a new gag rule, he and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar…

USDA Proposes GMO Labeling Rules

On May 3, the USDA unveiled its long-awaited proposed GMO disclosure rule, which aims to provide food companies with guidance about how to label products made with genetically modified ingredients. Congress mandated standardized disclosure of GMOs in 2016. But implementation has been slow, due largely to a deluge of questions over which foods should be…