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View Resource Commission on Presidential Debates

The highlight of the Commission on Presidential Debates web site is the full-text transcripts of presidential debates from 1960, and 1976 to the present. Vice presidential debates from 1984 through 2000 are also included. The site is interesting in that the transcripts stand as testimony to what was really said in these debates, not allowing users to see how the candidates looked or what...
View Resource Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 7, 2000

Recently released by the Office of the Clerk of the US House of Representatives, this report was compiled from several sources and contains the official vote counts for the most recent federal elections. These are listed by state with additional tables that compare vote totals for presidential electors, senators, and representatives. The report may be downloaded in .pdf format from the Clerk's...
View Resource One Week Before the Election, Nader's Potential Impact Looms Large

Over the weekend, Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate Joe Lieberman urged Nader-supporters to consider that a vote for Nader could well end up giving George W. Bush the White House. Lieberman was echoing the thoughts of a growing number of liberals, including Gloria Steinem and the presidents of the Sierra Club and the National Organization for Women, who are stumping for Gore in selected...
View Resource Boston Prepares for Democratic National Convention

Delegates, pundits, commentators, media mavens, and others have begun to arrive in Boston for the upcoming 2004 Democratic National Convention, which is set to take place between July 26th and July 29th. New England's largest city has never played host to a major political convention, and the city has spent copious amounts of time and money in preparing for the thousands of people who are...
View Resource NOW Adventures in Democracy: Election 2008

Democracy is, at times, a type of adventure, so the title of this website is rather appropriate. Created by staffers at PBS's long-running program "NOW", this website serves as a clearinghouse of high-quality news coverage and analysis dealing with the 2008 presidential election campaign. First-time visitors can browse through the recent news headlines on the homepage and then take a look at their...