Ideological scales: A look at Columbia's political landscape

Columbia has a long-held liberal reputation, but which way does the city really lean?
Thursday, November 8, 2007 | 10:57 a.m. CST; updated 12:11 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

At the intersection of Providence and Broadway, Claire Garden holds a sign above her head that says: “This Time Don’t Buy the Lies.” It’s less than 50 degrees outside, and the wind is chilling. But she and a dozen other Columbia residents are out soliciting honks for peace.