"The Rocky mountains are a place where people come together and put aside partisan issues to solve problems. Being able to talk about those pragmatic solutions is going to be of great benefit to the entire country."
"I hope when the presidential candidates talk about cities, they stop thinking about us as basketcases, and think instead of the potential of cities to turn this country around."
"While presidential candidates are raising substantial amounts of money in cities, they are spending it in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina ... It disproportionately puts the focus on [rural] areas of the country where the majority of our citizenry do not live."
"Republicans and Democrats alike, among mayors in this country, have been very, very upset and concerned about the disregard for cities by this administration."
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown in the fourth in a series of conversations on the issues at stake for America's cities in Campaign 08.
" The federal government talks a good game about homeland security. And yet cities, like Los Angeles, are constantly struggling to get the resources we need to provide that security. "
Nation contributer Naomi Klein discusses her book, The Shock Doctrine, and how moments of crisis are seen as moments to act.
Stephen Colbert suggests that playing McCain would be a bigger stretch for the Academy Award nominated movie star.
How can John McCain make himself more exciting to voters? He needs to team up with Madonna!
President Bush will seek to comfort victims of his presidency as they try to make sense of the destruction he has caused.
Katrina vanden Heuvel on the meaning of patriotism this July 4. Plus, some of our most compelling interviews from the first half of 2008.
The Nation's Christopher Hayes discusses the Right's woeful misunderstanding of the country's gas prices crisis.