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2015

August Common Ground E-Newsletter
Aug. 19, 2015, 9:11 a.m.

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An Honest Cat
Feb. 20, 2015, 1:42 p.m.

We have a cat here at the Great Divide Ranch, an orange tabby by the name of Franklin. He's mostly an outdoor cat, but, sometimes, when the weather is especially bleak we take pity and let him into the office.  



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2014

December Common Ground E-Newsletter
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2014 National PCT Results Released
Oct. 29, 2014, 8:59 a.m.

Preferring to protect themselves from opposition research, only 20% of the 1282 candidates for Congress were willing to provide voters or media with direct answers to the issue questions on Vote Smart’s National Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in New Hampshire
Oct. 27, 2014, 12:20 p.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving New Hampshire voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Fifty-one of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Maine
Oct. 27, 2014, 12:17 p.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Maine voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Twenty-three congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Texas
Oct. 27, 2014, 12:11 p.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Texas voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Forty-six of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Massachusetts
Oct. 27, 2014, 12:09 p.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Massachusetts voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Thirteen congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.
 

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in New York
Oct. 27, 2014, 12:07 p.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving New York voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Eleven of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test. 

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Minnesota
Oct. 27, 2014, 12:04 p.m.

 Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Minnesota voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Thirty congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.
 

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Iowa
Oct. 27, 2014, 12:01 p.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Iowa voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Eleven congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in South Carolina
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:59 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving South Carolina voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Eight of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.


VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Nebraska
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:56 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Nebraska voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Six congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.  

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in North Carolina
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:54 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving North Carolina voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Twenty-two of the congressional and state legislative candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Tennessee
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:51 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Tennessee voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Twenty of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Kansas
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:48 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Kansas voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Twenty-one congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.


VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Delaware
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:46 a.m.

 Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Delaware voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Nine of the congressional and state legislative candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Mississippi
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:44 a.m.

 Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Mississippi voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Three of the congressional candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test. 

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Alabama
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:40 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Alabama voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Seven congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Vermont
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:38 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Vermont voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Fifteen of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in New Jersey
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:35 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving New Jersey voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Nine of the congressional candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Illinois
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:33 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Illinois voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Thirteen congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Maryland
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:30 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Maryland voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Twenty-two congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.


VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Oklahoma
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:22 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Oklahoma voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Nine of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in West Virginia
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:20 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving West Virginia voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Ten of the congressional and state legislative candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Pennsylvania
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:17 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Pennsylvania voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Seventeen of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Rhode Island
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:14 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Rhode Island voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Nine of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Virginia
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:12 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Virginia voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Seven of the congressional candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Louisiana
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:09 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Louisiana voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Four of the congressional candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in South Dakota
Oct. 27, 2014, 11:07 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving South Dakota voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Nine of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in North Dakota
Oct. 27, 2014, 10:41 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving North Dakota voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Five of the congressional and state legislative candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Indiana
Oct. 27, 2014, 10:39 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Indiana voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Seventeen of the congressional and state legislative candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test. 

 

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Missouri
Oct. 27, 2014, 10:36 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Missouri voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Twelve of the congressional and state legislative candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Oregon
Oct. 27, 2014, 10:30 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Oregon voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Twenty-one of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Washington
Oct. 27, 2014, 10:27 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Washington voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Twenty-three of the congressional and state legislative candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.
 

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in California
Oct. 27, 2014, 10:25 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving California voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Twenty-eight congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Nevada
Oct. 27, 2014, 10:23 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Nevada voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Fourteen congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Hawaii
Oct. 27, 2014, 10:20 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Hawaii voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Sixteen congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.
 

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Alaska
Oct. 27, 2014, 10:18 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Alaska voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Thirteen congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Montana
Oct. 27, 2014, 10:14 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Montana voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Forty-six of the congressional and state legislative candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in New Mexico
Oct. 27, 2014, 10:12 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving New Mexico voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Four of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test. 
 

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Utah
Oct. 27, 2014, 9:56 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Utah voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Twenty-four of the congressional and state legislative candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

 

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Idaho
Oct. 27, 2014, 9:53 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Idaho voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Nineteen congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Arizona
Oct. 27, 2014, 9:34 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Arizona voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Nineteen congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

Vote Easy and PCT Results Released in Wyoming
Oct. 27, 2014, 9:31 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Wyoming voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Fifteen of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Ohio
Oct. 27, 2014, 9:17 a.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to VoteEasy at VoteSmart.org, giving Ohio voters an invaluable resource for identifying their best political match November 4th. Twenty of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

Vote Smart's Crowning Achievement
Oct. 27, 2014, 9:13 a.m.

October Common Ground E-Newsletter
Oct. 22, 2014, 12:23 p.m.

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Everything You Need to Know About 21st Century Politics
Oct. 3, 2014, 8:28 a.m.

Politicians have discovered it is not only cheaper but easier to manipulate voters emotionally rather than informing them intellectually. Since politics has become a dollars race, whoever raises the most money will win. Platforms, competence, and ideas have taken a back seat to attack ads and courage-less politicians. 

2014 Voter Self-Defense Manual Release
Sept. 30, 2014, 1:43 p.m.

Vote Smart announced today that the 2014 Voter’s Self-Defense Manual is available free to all voters by simply calling 888-VoteSmart or emailing membership@votesmart.org.

September Common Ground E-Newsletter
Sept. 26, 2014, 1:52 p.m.

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Revolutionizing Transparency in Government through Technology
Sept. 15, 2014, 2:17 p.m.

Today, Vote Smart announces the unveiling of its powerful new tools that provide every citizen interactive, instant access to the facts on any politician, on any issue, at any time.

Three Prominent Elections Experts Join Vote Smart Board
Sept. 9, 2014, 3:10 p.m.

Three prominent political research experts, Brooks Jackson, Ted McConnell, and Sheila Krumholz, have joined the board of Vote Smart (VoteSmart.org), the leading non-partisan national research organization focused on politicians and elections.

Unmatched Free Database on 150,000 Politicians Now Available
Sept. 7, 2014, 2:27 p.m.

Vote Smart (VoteSmart.org), the leading non-partisan national research organization focused on politicians and elections, announced a series of massive additions to its factual database on over 150,000 current and former elected officials and candidates. 

Charity Navigator 4 Star Rating
Sept. 5, 2014, 3:07 p.m.

 Vote Smart’s Great Divide Research Center reported today that its member contributions have increased in 2014 by 81%, and that it has gotten Charity Navigator’s highest four star rating. 

August Common Ground E-Newsletter
Aug. 20, 2014, 3:32 p.m.

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Vote Smart Magic is Almost Here!
Aug. 8, 2014, 3:47 p.m.

We are only a few weeks away from announcing the biggest event in Vote Smart history.  It will transform the way you use our data and the way you view candidates and elections in the future. 

July Common Ground E-Newsletter
July 21, 2014, 3:51 p.m.

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Volunteer at the Great Divide Ranch!
June 24, 2014, 4 p.m.

If you are a member and have ever thought of volunteering at Vote Smart and haven't done it yet, or if you want to return for another tour of duty, 2014 would be a great year to come volunteer at the ranch! 

June Common Ground E-Newsletter
June 12, 2014, 4:09 p.m.

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April Common Ground E-Newsletter
April 24, 2014, midnight

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February Common Ground E-Newsletter
March 7, 2014, 8:42 a.m.

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January Common Ground E-Newsletter
Feb. 6, 2014, 11:31 a.m.

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2013

December Common Ground E-Newsletter
Dec. 16, 2013, 5:52 p.m.

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Senate Majority Exercises “Nuclear Option”
Dec. 12, 2013, 1:12 p.m.

On November 21, 2013, the Senate voted 52-48 to amend the rules regarding confirmation of executive and judicial nominees.

November Common Ground E-Newsletter
Nov. 27, 2013, midnight

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Elections Aren't Just for Even Numbered Years
Nov. 5, 2013, 6:22 p.m.

It's Election Day! Well, for many of you it is.

Study finds critical need for Civic/Voter Education
Oct. 10, 2013, 6:40 p.m.

Ted McConnell, the Director for the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools and about to be one of Vote Smart's new board members sent me the following information about a critically important report issued yesterday.

September Common Ground E-Newsletter
Oct. 10, 2013, 9:16 a.m.

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August Common Ground E-Newsletter
Aug. 9, 2013, 12:10 a.m.

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Intern Spotlight: Manonh Soumahoro
Aug. 6, 2013, midnight

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June Common Ground E-Newsletter
June 30, 2013, 12:08 p.m.

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Texas Civic Health Index
June 17, 2013, 7:15 p.m.

Vote Smart first partnered with the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life in 2011, and they have graciously housed our office at the University of Texas, Austin since then. Our partnership has been going so well that, for the first time, we have been able to establish an intern program during the summer months, where college students can experience our Key Votes Department through researching bills and compiling voting records.

May Common Ground E-Newsletter
May 30, 2013, 1:19 p.m.

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April Common Ground E-Newsletter
April 26, 2013, 12:25 p.m.

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Hotdish #1: The Bachmann Recipe
April 26, 2013, 10:59 a.m.

What comes to mind when you think of Minnesota? Hockey? Lakes? Maybe the movie “Grumpy Old Men”? How about Hotdishes?

Sen. Max Baucus will not be seeking reelection in 2014
April 23, 2013, 12:13 p.m.

As of this morning, Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont.,has joined an increasingly long list of senators that will not seek reelection in 2014.

Bipartisanship – Topped with Cheese and Baked at 350, for About 45 Minutes
April 22, 2013, 12:32 p.m.

We here at Project Vote Smart often lament the lack of civility in Congress and in state legislatures across this nation.

Why Harry Reid Voted No - And Other Interesting Things from Wednesday's Vote
April 19, 2013, 4:31 p.m.

After Wednesday's vote in the Senate on President Obama's proposed gun bill, the Internet was rife with mixed emotions.

A Vote Smart Guide to the Keystone XL Pipeline
March 29, 2013, 9:28 a.m.

The Keystone XL Pipeline: it's been dominating headlines for what seems like forever...

March Common Ground E-Newsletter
March 29, 2013, 9:19 a.m.

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Developing Instantly Gratifying Data-base Visualizations
March 8, 2013, 4:27 p.m.

For over a decade Vote Smart worked at various methods of building the Voter’s Self-Defense System.

Project Vote Smart: Experience and Lessons Learned
March 7, 2013, 3:55 p.m.

Vote Smart exists to help citizens and organizations trying to provide citizens with easy access to abundant, accurate, relevant information about those who govern or those who wish to replace those who do.

"Sequestration"
March 1, 2013, 3:09 p.m.

The “Fiscal Cliff” and how it relates to our most recent financial conundrum, “The Sequester.”

A Vote Smart Guide to the "Gang of Eight"
Feb. 28, 2013, 9:27 a.m.

Immigration: it's an issue that's been on the minds of a lot of prominent people involved in politics lately.

February Common Ground E-Newsletter
Feb. 27, 2013, 12:27 p.m.

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Primary in Illinois' 2nd District Special Election
Feb. 26, 2013, 10:09 a.m.

Six days after Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty to the misuse of campaign funds, voters in his long-held district go the polls to begin the process of finding a replacement.

Johanns Wont Seek Re-election
Feb. 18, 2013, 4:52 p.m.

Mike Johanns, the republican senior senator from Nebraska, won't seek reelection in 2014.

Lautenberg Won't Seek Reelection
Feb. 14, 2013, 3:36 p.m.

New Jersey's senior senator, Frank R. Lautenberg decided today that he will not seek reelection.

State of the Union Fun!
Feb. 14, 2013, 8:37 a.m.

Article II, section 3 of the United States constitution lays is out clearly: “Every year the president shall give a really big speech the whole country will watch, half of them eagerly, half of them angrily.” Well, not exactly.

A Vote Smart Guide to the Assault Weapons Ban
Jan. 31, 2013, 10:56 a.m.

Recently, something called an “assault weapons ban” has been making major news.

Legislative Wrap-Up: Fracking
Jan. 28, 2013, 11:40 a.m.

With new technology comes new debates and in 2012 many state legislatures attempted to regulate a relatively new industry they did not know much about. 

Legislative Wrap-Up: Bullying in Schools
Jan. 25, 2013, 12:05 p.m.

Throughout the past decade there has been a national trend of legislation on bullying.

Legislative Wrap-Up: Religious Objections to Birth Control
Jan. 24, 2013, 9:28 a.m.

In August 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued an interim final rule concerning contraception.

Legislative Wrap-Up: Voter ID
Jan. 16, 2013, 4:34 p.m.

States across America considered legislation in their most recent sessions that would change voting and voter registration requirements.

2012

But There's More. . .
Dec. 21, 2012, 7:43 p.m.

There's still time to make your 2013 Membership contribution before the Dec. 31st tax deadline!  

December Common Ground E-Newsletter
Dec. 14, 2012, 3:33 p.m.

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Kimball - Vote Smart Members' Report
Dec. 12, 2012, 4:36 p.m.


Love the Work Vote Smart Does? Be a Part of It!
Nov. 30, 2012, 7:47 p.m.

Are you a student or recent graduate interested in contributing to Project Vote Smart's mission of providing factual, free and unbiased information on your elected officials? Then our National Internship Program is for you! 

North Carolina Legislative Wrap-Up
Nov. 28, 2012, 10:32 a.m.

The North Carolina General Assembly has biennial sessions with a regular long session in odd years and a short session held on even years.

November Common Ground E-Newsletter
Nov. 21, 2012, 12:14 p.m.

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Same-Sex Marriage Wrap-Up
Nov. 19, 2012, 3:23 p.m.

Over the past few years, the country has witnessed an abundance of legislation on both the state and national levels regarding same-sex marriage.

The Election is Over, But We're not Done!
Nov. 16, 2012, 8:17 a.m.

During the 2012 election cycle, 1.5 million NEW users discovered Vote Smart adding to the millions already "voting smart." 

Intern Spotlight: Laura Diamond
Nov. 15, 2012, 4:34 p.m.

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Can I register to vote today?
Nov. 6, 2012, 12:05 p.m.

Find out if your state allows for same-day registration.

Undecided Voters can VoteEasy!
Nov. 2, 2012, 8:27 a.m.

Vote Smart announces today their added technological capacity which is now sufficient to handle the millions of undecided voters expected to use its award-winning candidate match tool, VoteEasy. 

Candidates Flunk 20-Year Study of Political Courage
Oct. 29, 2012, 2:07 p.m.

A  20-year study of over 15,000 congressional candidates and their willingness to answer questions on the major issues

Intern Spotlight: Colleen Roache
Oct. 24, 2012, 11:32 a.m.

Find out more about what a Project Vote Smart internship involves...

Intern Spotlight: Zach Holden
Oct. 24, 2012, 10:44 a.m.


Vote Perfect with VoteEasy
Oct. 22, 2012, 8:18 a.m.

VoteEasy is now available for voters in all 50 states.

October Common Ground E-Newsletter
Oct. 21, 2012, 8:41 a.m.

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VoteEasy Tool Launched in New York
Oct. 18, 2012, 2:07 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Delaware
Oct. 18, 2012, 2:03 p.m.


VoteEasy Tool Launched in Maryland
Oct. 18, 2012, 2 p.m.


VoteEasy Tool Launched in Texas
Oct. 18, 2012, 1:56 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Pennsylvania
Oct. 18, 2012, 1:53 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Illinois
Oct. 18, 2012, 1:50 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Louisiana
Oct. 18, 2012, 1:48 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Michigan
Oct. 18, 2012, 1:43 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Florida
Oct. 11, 2012, 8:11 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Rhode Island
Oct. 9, 2012, 4:04 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Massachusetts
Oct. 8, 2012, 4:57 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Vermont
Oct. 8, 2012, 4:51 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in New Hampshire
Oct. 8, 2012, 4:48 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Alaska
Oct. 8, 2012, 9:11 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Arizona
Oct. 8, 2012, 9:07 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Wisconsin
Oct. 1, 2012, 11:29 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Wyoming
Oct. 1, 2012, 11:17 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Minnesota
Oct. 1, 2012, 9:49 a.m.

September Common Ground E-Newsletter
Sept. 28, 2012, 3:04 p.m.

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Do your candidates have political courage?
Sept. 28, 2012, 2:42 p.m.

Find out if your state-level candidates have shown courage in their 2012 campaigns. 

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Connecticut
Sept. 25, 2012, 12:04 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Virginia
Sept. 25, 2012, 12:01 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in New Jersey
Sept. 25, 2012, 11:57 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Ohio
Sept. 25, 2012, 11:51 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Mississippi
Sept. 24, 2012, 9:01 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Tennessee
Sept. 20, 2012, 10:20 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Hawaii
Sept. 20, 2012, 10:14 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Alabama
Sept. 20, 2012, 10:11 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Washington
Sept. 19, 2012, 11:29 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Missouri
Sept. 19, 2012, 11:26 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in California
Sept. 17, 2012, 11:31 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Kansas
Sept. 17, 2012, 8:37 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Georgia
Sept. 17, 2012, 8:34 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Oklahoma
Sept. 12, 2012, 3:05 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Utah
Sept. 12, 2012, 3 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Colorado
Sept. 12, 2012, 2:51 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Nevada
Sept. 11, 2012, 11:15 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Iowa
Sept. 11, 2012, 11:11 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Montana
Sept. 7, 2012, 10:03 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in New Mexico
Sept. 5, 2012, 3:36 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in South Carolina
Sept. 5, 2012, 3:33 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in South Dakota
Sept. 5, 2012, 10:34 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in North Dakota
Sept. 4, 2012, 4:08 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Maine
Sept. 4, 2012, 4:04 p.m.

August E-Newsletter
Aug. 30, 2012, 1:36 p.m.

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VoteEasy Tool Launched in Arkansas
Aug. 29, 2012, 4:17 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Kentucky
Aug. 28, 2012, 4:16 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Oregon
Aug. 28, 2012, 4:12 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Nebraska
Aug. 28, 2012, 8:19 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in West Virginia
Aug. 28, 2012, 8:15 a.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Indiana
Aug. 22, 2012, 4:42 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in North Carolina
Aug. 22, 2012, 4:28 p.m.

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Idaho
Aug. 22, 2012, 9:20 a.m.

Intern Spotlight: Corey Meyer
Aug. 17, 2012, 9:17 a.m.

All About the Vice-Presidential Candidates
Aug. 16, 2012, 3:35 p.m.

For those of you living under rocks, Mitt Romney announced his running mate last Saturday – Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan. You've probably heard a fair amount about Ryan, probably about his time spent as chair of the House Budget committee, and the budget proposal he crafted. But what about the information voters really want to know, like the fact that he's a fan of Monty Python*? At votesmart.org you can find out all you need to know (and more) about both vice-presidential contenders.

Are you a current student or recent grad?
Aug. 9, 2012, 10:10 a.m.

We are still looking for bright, politically-minded individuals for our 2012 National Internship Program available this Summer and Fall 2012. Spend 10-weeks at our beautiful ranch-style research facilities and help us provide citizens with the factual, unbiased information. Trust us, this isn't your typical internship.

Now Tracking Legislation Impacting You
Aug. 2, 2012, 4:39 p.m.

Campaign Finance Reform
Aug. 1, 2012, 9:48 a.m.

With the the 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission Supreme Court ruling, parts of four decades of campaign finance regulation were ruled unconstitutional.  

Member Volunteer Spotlight: Ruth Kranovich
July 30, 2012, 8:46 a.m.

 For more information on volunteering at the Great Divide Ranch, click here...

Funding for the National Endowment for the Arts
July 27, 2012, 10:16 a.m.

The United States House Appropriations Committee recently approved the Fiscal Year 2013 Interior-Environment Appropriations Funding Bill.  

Vote Smart Olympics 2012
July 27, 2012, 8:54 a.m.

The opening ceremony for the 2012 summer Olympics officially begins on Friday July 27th, but here at Project Vote Smart we’re interested in a different race – the Presidential Election.  And while the 10,500 athletes are proudly representing their respective countries, Project Vote Smart staff and interns are hard at work researching the over 40,000 candidates and officials fighting to represent us.

 

Get Smart on Defense
July 18, 2012, 9:02 a.m.

At votesmart.org you can find out how your representatives feel about defense and defense spending in a few different ways: 

National Intern Spotlight: Avantika Krishna
July 16, 2012, 10:41 a.m.

For more information on our National Intern Program, click here.

July Common Ground E-Newsletter
July 13, 2012, 8:32 a.m.

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Is the News Getting the Best of You?
July 11, 2012, 9:32 a.m.

The first Friday of every month is more than just an excuse for the monthly office pizza party - it's when the Bureau of Labor Statistics puts out their unemployment report, an event that is sure to grow in intensity with every passing month as November approaches. 

National Intern Spotlight: Megan Riley
July 9, 2012, 9:35 a.m.

We threw the spotlight on one of our interns, Megan, and asked her a few questions about her time, so far, here at the Great Divide Ranch...

236 Years Later - Get the Facts you Deserve!
July 5, 2012, 9:46 a.m.

We celebrate the 4th of July with parades, barbecues and fireworks and sometimes forget about the 14th of January, “Ratification Day”, which commemorates the ratification of the Treaty of Paris in 1784; 8 hard fought years after the Declaration of Independence was signed. And it wasn't just 8 years of suffering and sacrifice that secured the promise laid down in that original document. In many ways we're still fighting for it today. 

National Intern Spotlight: John Hogan
July 3, 2012, 3:34 p.m.

We threw the spotlight on one of our returning interns, John, and asked him a few questions about his time, so far, here at the Great Divide Ranch...

Comments on The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (H.R. 3590)
June 27, 2012, 8:30 a.m.

The Supreme Court are expected to announce their decision on the constitutionality of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 this week. Read some recent comments on this issue here.

Volunteer Spotlight: Janet Paduhovich
June 26, 2012, 8:53 a.m.

Are you a member of Project Vote Smart? Are you interested in contributing your time to volunteering? Member Janet Paduhovich tells us about her experience volunteering for 2-weeks at the Great Divide Ranch.
For more information on our Member Volunteer Program, click here

National Intern Spotlight: Sean Pedigo
June 25, 2012, 2:32 p.m.

We threw the spotlight on one of our new interns, Sean, and asked him a few questions about his time, so far, here at the Great Divide Ranch... 
For more information on our National Internship Program, click here

June Common Ground E-Newsletter
June 12, 2012, 12:53 p.m.

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Standing Your Ground Across The States
June 12, 2012, 8:11 a.m.

The February 26 shooting of Trayvon Martin has ignited a media firestorm surrounding so-called “stand your ground” or “castle doctrine” laws in the United States. 

Are you a current student or recent grad?
June 1, 2012, 4:18 p.m.

We are still looking for bright, politically-minded individuals for our 2012 National Internship Program available this Summer and Fall 2012. Spend 10-weeks at our beautiful ranch-style research facilities and help us provide citizens with the factual, unbiased information. Trust us, this isn't your typical internship.

Comments on Unemployment Rate
June 1, 2012, 3:51 p.m.

The US unemployment rate was published at 8.2% for the month of May, rising a tenth of a point from April's 8.1%. Here's what several congress members had to say about it...

Will your candidates show political courage?
May 23, 2012, 2:24 p.m.

Every election year, Project Vote Smart uses the Political Courage Test (PCT) to measure the willingness of candidates to provide their positions on key issues. Find out now if your candidates are currently being tested. 

May Common Ground E-Newsletter
May 17, 2012, 12:17 p.m.

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Who is Keith Russell Judd?
May 10, 2012, 5:34 p.m.

As media outlets and bloggers scrambled to find the back story on Democratic Presidential Primary Candidate Keith Judd, who won a surprising 41% of the vote in a West Virginia primary, against his more well-known and better-funded opponent, President Barack Obama, it began to emerge that only one (very) reputable source had bothered to reach out to this possible nominee – us. 

A Volunteer Experience like No Other
May 1, 2012, 10:14 a.m.

Summer is almost here and as always, we could sure use help from those Vote Smart members who are looking to pair a vacation with good works. Whether you have watched our introduction video or visited us in the past, you should know that our research headquarters are uniquely nestled in the high peaks, lakes and streams of the Continental Divide, at the Great Divide Ranch in southwestern Montana. You have to see it to believe it! 

MTV and Project Vote Smart to launch "Fantasy Election '12"
April 24, 2012, 9:24 a.m.

Project Vote Smart is teaming up with MTV to launch a desktop and mobile game where points will be earned through information provided by PVS and other organizations, and candidates will be rewarded if they choose to participate in our "Political Courage Test"

April Common Ground E-Newsletter
April 24, 2012, 8:45 a.m.

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Three Quick Tips: Navigating the Project Vote Smart website
April 17, 2012, 8:31 a.m.

At PVS, interns and staff contribute to a comprehensive research library of information on local and national politics, which can be easily utilized on the PVS website.

"Are you willing to tell citizens where you stand on the issues?"
April 6, 2012, 11:44 a.m.

It's that time again! We're trying  to coax the truth out of politicians across the country with the Political Courage Test. Find out if your candidates are being tested now. 

March Common Ground E-Newsletter
March 15, 2012, 2:05 p.m.

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Going for broke: could GOP convention elect nominee?
March 5, 2012, 12:54 p.m.

What if, following Super Tuesday, all four GOP candidates are still in the game and no clear frontrunner has emerged? 

Washington legislature legalizes same-sex marriage
Feb. 28, 2012, 8:38 a.m.

Legislators describe the difficulties of choosing sides in contentious and emotionally-charged debate. 

Challenges in Arizona: the Special Election in CD-8
Feb. 14, 2012, 2:07 p.m.

Following the resignation of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona was faced with a unique situation in holding elections to replace the former Congresswoman.

Got questions? Call us toll-free
Feb. 13, 2012, 1:54 p.m.

No matter your experience-level or political preference, our researchers are here to answer even your most basic questions on U.S. candidates, officials, issues, and voting.

Common Ground E-Newsletter, February
Feb. 7, 2012, 9:38 a.m.

A message from Richard Kimball, President
Jan. 31, 2012, 11:59 a.m.

It's time for every thinking American to saddle up and fight for that most precious component in our struggle to self govern, our right to know.

GOP field narrowing, but are candidates really gone?
Jan. 20, 2012, 10:49 a.m.

The South Carolina Republican Presidential Preference Primary is scheduled for Saturday, January, 21st and while in most of our minds there are only four candidates still vying for the GOP nomination, one look at the ballot will tell a slightly different story. 

Where it all began
Jan. 11, 2012, 2:57 p.m.

It was unclear what might be done to ensure that citizens had at least one independent source to easily acquire accurate information, but what we eventually decided upon remains the heart of Project Vote Smart today.

Oregon major party candidates lacking political courage
Jan. 9, 2012, 8:33 a.m.

We released the 2012 Political Courage Test results today for Oregon's special election showing neither major party congressional candidate running for the state's 1st Congressional District seat was willing to answer even the most basic issue-related questions addressed inside the Test.

Iowa has spoken
Jan. 5, 2012, 8:16 a.m.

As expected, the Iowa Caucus, the first nominating contest of the 2012 election season, proved to shake things up inside the GOP race.

2011

Can a sweater do that?
Dec. 15, 2011, 8:22 a.m.

Give a gift membership to Vote Smart and help us keep our politicians honest – can a sweater do that?

Testing Oregon CD-1 candidates' political courage
Dec. 12, 2011, 9:18 a.m.

Special elections typically are a result of unusual circumstances, scandal, or tragedy, and the race for Oregon's 1st Congressional district is no exception. 

Is pizza a vegetable?
Dec. 8, 2011, 3:17 p.m.

"...an increase in the amount of tomato paste required for the paste to be considered a serving of vegetables." Do you agree? 

Redistricting: The 10-year shake up
Dec. 7, 2011, 10:25 a.m.

There is one issue that only pops up every decade with noticeable consequences, and that issue is redistricting.

That's strong stuff
Nov. 30, 2011, 9:07 a.m.

University of Southern California student, and current intern, David Hernandez discusses his experience working as a part of our research team. 

Response from major parties following 'SuperCommittee' failure
Nov. 29, 2011, 1:52 p.m.

The inability of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, or 'Supercommittee', to come to an agreement to reduce the United States' government debt by over one trillion dollars has prompted a significant response by both Democrats and Republicans. 

Immigration: What are the presidential candidates saying?
Nov. 28, 2011, 9:28 a.m.

Research intern Julie Bissinger takes a closer look at what the 2012 presidential candidates have said recently on the issue of immigration.

'Supercommittee' misses deadline
Nov. 22, 2011, 1:19 p.m.

The U.S. Congress Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction was established with the goal of improving both the short and long term financial outlook of the US and reducing the deficit “...by at least $1,500,000,000 over the period of fiscal years 2012 to 2021” But they missed their deadline...

Help us expand our legislative research
Nov. 21, 2011, 11:44 a.m.

Our Legislative Research Department’s primary responsibility of tracking legislation at the state and federal levels has been so well-received that we are thinking about expanding to other areas that might be useful to voters, but we need your input.

Why I volunteer
Nov. 17, 2011, 8:37 a.m.

Voters aren’t stupid; they know that political ads are emotionally deceptive, and they hunger for real facts. Project Vote Smart can help. Why do I volunteer here? Because it matters.

Health care: What are the candidates saying?
Nov. 14, 2011, 9:33 a.m.

Research intern Julie Bissinger takes a closer look at what the 2012 presidential candidates have said recently on the issue of health care.

Find your Political Soulmate with VoteEasy
Nov. 4, 2011, 8:29 a.m.

With the presidential election exactly one year away, Project Vote Smart has launched VoteEasy (winner of the best there is at the 2011 Webvisionary Awards), the interactive tool for voters to instantly see which presidential candidate they are most compatible with. To use VoteEasy now visit www.votesmart.org.

"Guess where your check went?"
Oct. 19, 2011, 1:44 p.m.


Louisiana Candidates Lack Courage
Oct. 19, 2011, midnight

Candidates Running in 2011 Lack Courage
Oct. 17, 2011, 11:22 a.m.

“It shouldn’t take courage for a politician to complete a survey regarding positions on issues. Yet seemingly it does.” – South Bend Tribune

Congressional Beginnings
Oct. 6, 2011, 4:36 p.m.


Vote Easy for the Win
Aug. 30, 2011, 1:53 p.m.

The 2011 Webvisonary Awards (Web Academy Awards) selects VoteEasy as the best there is.  

2010

Impeachment of Judge Porteous
Dec. 17, 2010, 5:48 p.m.

Fighting in the Dirt
Nov. 1, 2010, 2 p.m.

Project Vote Smart, CNN and prominent national leaders of both parties completed the 2010 National Political Courage Test to measure each congressional candidate’s bravado, tenacity and eagerness to avoid public scrutiny. 

To all Congressional Candidates: Gotcha!
Oct. 15, 2010, 2:06 p.m.

Project Vote Smart is putting a BIG GUARD DOG onto the political playing field. Today VoteEasy will go national with the attached release.  It has not been easy to create and we need your help to build on it. Even if you be a contributing member or volunteer, please use it to defend yourself from the political nonesense that frustrates and often disgusts us all. 

Mailing Madness
June 2, 2010, 8:46 p.m.

The Selfish vs. The Irresponsible
March 2, 2010, 4:43 p.m.

2009

The Open Government Directive
Dec. 14, 2009, 6:26 p.m.

Analysis of the 2009 General Election
Nov. 12, 2009, 11:04 p.m.

Same-Sex Unions 2009-- Follow-Up
Nov. 5, 2009, 11:49 p.m.

Results of the 2009 General Election
Nov. 4, 2009, 11:59 p.m.

Review Of 2009 Ballot Measures: Veterans
Oct. 30, 2009, 10:32 p.m.

Same-Sex Unions in 2009
Oct. 29, 2009, 4:30 p.m.

Political Courage Test Results
Oct. 23, 2009, 8:21 p.m.

The View from Across the Water
Oct. 5, 2009, 5:30 p.m.

PVS Name Confusion
Sept. 24, 2009, 4:50 p.m.

One Small Victory at a Time
Sept. 16, 2009, 4:38 p.m.

813 Days With Project Vote Smart
Sept. 1, 2009, 6:22 p.m.

Letter to our Members
Aug. 25, 2009, 9:50 p.m.

It's About Time
Aug. 20, 2009, 10:41 p.m.

Ghosts and Memories
Aug. 19, 2009, 6:25 p.m.

Learning Along the Way
Aug. 17, 2009, 9:40 p.m.

A Day In The Life
Aug. 12, 2009, 4:14 p.m.

Blogging from the Road
Aug. 7, 2009, 11 p.m.

Get the Facts...Not the Spin!
July 28, 2009, 4:18 p.m.

The Voice
July 22, 2009, 8:55 p.m.

Great Pig Crisis
July 21, 2009, 5:24 p.m.

Project Vote Smart Photos
July 20, 2009, 10:58 p.m.

The First Thing You See - Updated
July 17, 2009, 3:11 p.m.

Shufflings in Congress
July 16, 2009, 3:52 p.m.

Sleepless in Seattle
July 14, 2009, 8:49 p.m.

Third-Checking
July 13, 2009, 2:40 p.m.

Some Zeitgeist for Your Coffee?
July 10, 2009, 8:45 p.m.

Summer and Snow in Montana
June 22, 2009, 10:43 p.m.

This Summer at Vote Smart
June 19, 2009, 5:21 p.m.

New PVS Alumni Listserv
Feb. 12, 2009, 4:05 p.m.

2008

Happy Halloween From Project Vote Smart
Oct. 31, 2008, 7:08 p.m.

Blogging from the bus
Oct. 9, 2008, 2:29 p.m.

Convention Time
Sept. 10, 2008, 10 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Aug. 21, 2008, 4:18 p.m.

PVS Site Navigation Tutorial: Key Votes
Aug. 20, 2008, 4:14 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Aug. 18, 2008, 4:04 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Aug. 15, 2008, 9:54 p.m.

Does it play in Peoria?
July 24, 2008, 7:25 p.m.

America's Best Media Crew
July 22, 2008, 1:52 p.m.

AND THEY ARE OFF
July 11, 2008, 10:59 p.m.

Past, Present, and Future
July 7, 2008, 11:03 p.m.

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due
June 30, 2008, 8:50 p.m.

Relaunching the Voter Speakeasy Blog
June 23, 2008, 10:20 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
June 18, 2008, 11 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
May 13, 2008, 5:15 p.m.

Rolling On
May 1, 2008, 9:20 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
April 28, 2008, 4:21 p.m.

Back on the Bus
April 24, 2008, 8:33 p.m.

Precious Moments
April 23, 2008, 5:37 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
April 18, 2008, 11:03 p.m.

What is a "Key Vote"?
April 17, 2008, 5:16 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress
April 14, 2008, 11:06 p.m.

Precious Moments
April 9, 2008, 9:57 p.m.

Show Me the Money!
March 10, 2008, 9:52 p.m.

Precious Moments
Feb. 21, 2008, 9 p.m.

Blogging from the Bus: Ups and Downs
Feb. 6, 2008, 9:33 p.m.

Normal to Norman - Blogging from the Bus
Jan. 22, 2008, 9:46 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Jan. 22, 2008, 3:04 p.m.

Blogging from the Bus is Back
Jan. 15, 2008, 7:35 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Jan. 11, 2008, 11:37 p.m.

All Politics are Local
Jan. 10, 2008, 10:55 p.m.

On the Road Again!!!
Jan. 8, 2008, 9:38 p.m.

2007

US-Peru Trade Agreement Podcast HR 3688
Dec. 12, 2007, 10:56 p.m.

Navigating Thomas: Bill Texts
Dec. 12, 2007, 10:14 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Dec. 10, 2007, 10:41 p.m.

Saving Democracy One Semester at a Time
Dec. 7, 2007, 3:52 p.m.

Primarily About Primaries and Caucuses
Nov. 21, 2007, 10:27 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Nov. 19, 2007, 5:43 p.m.

Blogging from the Bus 11/15
Nov. 16, 2007, 3:19 a.m.

Bills and Resolutions
Nov. 14, 2007, 6:54 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Nov. 12, 2007, 6:31 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Nov. 5, 2007, 5:16 p.m.

Blogging from The Bus 11/1
Nov. 1, 2007, 8:41 p.m.

Blogging from the Bus 10/26
Oct. 27, 2007, 1 a.m.

Blogging from The Bus 10/21
Oct. 21, 2007, 5:21 p.m.

Blogging from The Bus 10/20
Oct. 20, 2007, 5:09 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Oct. 19, 2007, 10:38 p.m.

Follow the Vote Smart Bus Tour
Oct. 17, 2007, 10:36 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Oct. 15, 2007, 4:13 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Oct. 8, 2007, 6:15 p.m.

First Look at the Vote Smart Bus Tour
Oct. 1, 2007, 9:15 p.m.

Project Vote Smart API
Sept. 18, 2007, 4:33 p.m.

Patent Law Changes Act Podcast
Sept. 17, 2007, 7:57 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress:
Sept. 14, 2007, 10:32 p.m.

Some Like It Hot
Sept. 13, 2007, 2:57 p.m.

Here's What's Happening in Congress
Sept. 7, 2007, 8:21 p.m.

Precious Moments
Sept. 7, 2007, 4:08 p.m.

Project Vote Smart Bus Tour Schedule
Sept. 4, 2007, 4:23 p.m.

We Need Geeks
Aug. 24, 2007, 3:19 p.m.

Precious Moments
Aug. 24, 2007, 3:18 p.m.

10 Weeks in Montana
Aug. 21, 2007, 9:34 p.m.

Democracy's Handyman
Aug. 20, 2007, 9:53 p.m.

Congressional Snapshot Podcast
Aug. 20, 2007, 2:10 p.m.

Bills and Resolutions
Aug. 17, 2007, 4:43 p.m.

Precious Moments
Aug. 16, 2007, 5:56 p.m.

Final Indonesian Update
Aug. 14, 2007, 2:50 p.m.

Project Vote Smart on The Right Balance
Aug. 13, 2007, 8:13 p.m.

A Breather for Congress
Aug. 10, 2007, 9:32 p.m.

Indonesian update #4
Aug. 10, 2007, 5:13 p.m.

Indonesian Update #3
Aug. 9, 2007, 4 p.m.

Indonesian Update #2
Aug. 7, 2007, 2:47 p.m.

Indonesian Update #1
Aug. 6, 2007, 8:26 p.m.

Project Vote Smart in Indonesia
Aug. 6, 2007, 2:20 p.m.

Almost a Summer in the Dark...
Aug. 3, 2007, 4:55 p.m.

Summer lovin'
Aug. 3, 2007, 3:51 p.m.

Congressional Happenings
Aug. 2, 2007, 5:11 p.m.

City/County WOOO!
Aug. 2, 2007, 4:01 p.m.

What's New in Key Votes
July 30, 2007, 6:22 p.m.

It's the people
July 30, 2007, 2:13 p.m.

Lawmakers' Legislative Lingo
July 26, 2007, 10:34 p.m.

The 2007 PVS Olympics
July 19, 2007, 10:24 p.m.

Do You Know Your State Legislature?
July 18, 2007, 5:07 p.m.

Student Intern Appreciation
July 16, 2007, 5:34 p.m.

An Intern's Perspective
July 16, 2007, 3:49 p.m.

Summer at the Great Divide
July 12, 2007, 3:52 p.m.

Key Votes is all funned out
July 11, 2007, 10:31 p.m.

10 Weeks to Save Democracy
July 10, 2007, 10:51 p.m.

Project Vote Smart Studies Abroad
July 6, 2007, 5:16 p.m.

BioWorld
June 22, 2007, 7:59 p.m.

Fantastic Four Hundred
June 20, 2007, 6:33 p.m.

It Ain't Necessarily So
June 14, 2007, 6:45 p.m.

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