November Common Ground E-Newsletter
Nov. 27, 2013, midnight
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Primary in Illinois' 2nd District Special Election
Feb. 26, 2013, 10:09 a.m.
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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.
<a href="https://votesmart.org/candidate/21309/mike-johanns#.USJ7ABVkjnh">Mike Johanns</a>, the republican senior senator from Nebraska, won't seek reelection in 2014.
Candidates Flunk 20-Year Study of Political Courage
Oct. 29, 2012, 2:07 p.m.
<span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">A 20-year study of over 15,000 congressional candidates and their willingness to answer questions on the major issues</span></span>
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.