Election2014

Should the president of the Navajo Nation speak Navajo?
Should the president of the Navajo Nation speak Navajo?
A play-by-play of an election that poses big questions about fluency.
A guide to the new Senate
A guide to the new Senate
What incoming Republican chairs might do for the West.
How the West fared in the midterms
How the West fared in the midterms
Summary: It's mighty red out there.
The Young and the reckless: Alaskan congressman’s offenses draw spotlight
The Young and the reckless: Alaskan congressman’s offenses draw spotlight
Don Young might be the most volatile politician in America.
Making sure every Native voter has the opportunity to cast a ballot
Extraction taxes are on the ballot
Extraction taxes are on the ballot
North Dakota and Nevada voters might learn something from Wyoming.
Western states eye federal lands—again
Western states eye federal lands—again
The ultra-right ‘remedy’ for public lands.
House of Misrepresentatives
House of Misrepresentatives
What would happen to the West's environment if the House of Representatives had its way.
Midterm races to watch
Midterm races to watch
Only a handful of seats are truly up for grabs, including two in the West, and they’re being fiercely contested.
In campaign ads, emotion trumps fact and guns buy votes
In campaign ads, emotion trumps fact and guns buy votes
What I learned from watching political ads on YouTube two weeks before the midterms.
Outside spending soars in the West’s key Senate races
Outside spending soars in the West’s key Senate races
Colorado and Alaska have the most expensive midterm battles in the region.
Navajo language threatens candidate's presidential bid
Navajo language threatens candidate's presidential bid
Chris Deschene faces disqualification over lack of fluency.
Can Hickenlooper get his middle-of-the-road magic back?
Can Hickenlooper get his middle-of-the-road magic back?
The Colorado governor has Democratic politicians calmed and fractivists pissed.
Keys to South Dakota Senate race: Tribal votes and Keystone XL
Keys to South Dakota Senate race: Tribal votes and Keystone XL
Is the die already cast for the upcoming election?
Two political elites prevail in Navajo primary melee
Two political elites prevail in Navajo primary melee
Shirley and Deschene pull ahead of 15 other candidates.
Alaska’s Senate race and the fate of the West’s public lands
Alaska’s Senate race and the fate of the West’s public lands
Republicans look to Alaska in their bid to overtake the U.S. Senate.
The West's crucial 2014 U.S. Senate races