• Photos show the rise and fall of Black Friday

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Though Black Friday became one of the biggest and busiest shopping days of the year, it hasn't always been that way.
    Before it exploded into the national, post-Thanksgiving event we know today, it was reportedly a quirky tradition unique to Philadelphians.
    And now, the holiday is experiencing more changes.
    Here's the evolution of Black Friday, from its 19th-century namesake to the dying shopping phenomenon it is today.
    Black Friday has long been associated with turkey dinner and bargain-priced holiday shopping.
    It's turned into one of the most profitable days for retailers, who raked in $8...
    Read more ...

     

  • Next year Republicans will control the Senate, while Democrats the Hou

    Next year Republicans will control the Senate, while Democrats the Hou

    9 days ago - By AG Web

    Next year Republicans will control the Senate, while Democrats the House-but will anything be accomplished?
    Read more ...

     

  • This 22-year-old was a Business Insider intern 3 years ago. Now he's a state senator who pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the year

    9 days ago - By Chron

    Will Haskell for CT/Facebook
    Democrat Will Haskell, 22, won a Connecticut state Senate seat held by Republicans since 1973.
    He was a Business Insider intern before that.
    Haskell believes states can be a bulwark against the Trump presidency, and that's what his voters want.
    He says the press plays an important role in informing the electorate.
    On November 2, 22-year-old Will Haskell flipped one of the most entrenched seats in the Connecticut state Senate from red to blue.
    Connecticut's 26th Senate district has been held by Republicans since Richard Nixon was president. And its incumbent...
    Read more ...

     

  • Terrible ballot design may have decided Florida's Senate race

    9 days ago - By Fast Company

    One county's bad design decision could shape the U.S. Senate for years to come.
    The results of Florida's tight Senate race may have been ruined by a poorly designed ballot that caused voters to miss one of the most important races in the United States. That's right, it's a hanging chad situation all over again.
    Read more ...

     

  • This 22-year-old was a Business Insider intern 3 years ago. Now he's a state senator who pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the year

    This 22-year-old was a Business Insider intern 3 years ago. Now he's a state senator who pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the year

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    22-year-old Democrat Will Haskell won a Connecticut state senate seat held by Republicans since 1973.
    He was a Business Insider intern before that.
    Haskell believes states can be a bulwark against the Trump presidency, and that's what his voters want.
    He says the press plays an important role in informing the electorate.
    On November 2, 22-year-old Will Haskell flipped one of the most entrenched seats in the Connecticut state senate from red to blue.
    Connecticut's 26th senate district has been held by Republicans since Richard Nixon was president. And its incumbent, Toni Boucher, had worked...
    Read more ...