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Lobbyists are taking up top government positions—but not without receiving large bonus payments from their former firms to see them on their way.

From Wall Street to Brownsville, inside Bloomberg's New York.

A collection of The Nation’s reporting and opinion on the Venezuelan president, who died on March 5 at the age of 58.

On Tuesday, February 12, at 9 PM, join Nation writers and editors for live fact-checking and analysis during the President's 2013 State of the Union address.

Rape culture exists because we don't believe it does. Here's how to empower men and women to change the status quo.

In this era of Congressional intransigence, Obama should be encouraged to exercise his constitutionally mandated authority when it comes to a wide range of needed changes. What executive actions would you like to see him to hand down?

Ten of the notable individuals we lost in 2012.

On November 6, 2012, from 5 pm onward, join Nation writers and readers for our Election Day live chat!

Listen to Ginsberg’s poem set to music with Paul McCartney, Philip Glass and Lenny Kaye.


The view from Obama campaign HQ, plus wrap-ups from Senate races, ballot initiative results, and more!
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A fourth-grade class creatively calls on their elders to vote.
This I Vote video features young people making the case to their peers about the importance of voting this Tuesday.
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