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All great seasons in politics begin with excitement. Right now there's none.
Barack Obama's historic victory in Iowa comes at a crucial time for a nation still grappling with how remedies to offset racism affect America's power structure.
Hillary Clinton's touting her expertise over Obama--but is experience at political attack, mega-fundraising and cronyism really all that desirable?
As Clinton and Obama square off in South Carolina, a window opens on the fractured state of black politics. It's been an extended soul search. And it ain't over yet.
Have the dreams of the civil rights movement been realized or deferred?
The combined power of Oprah & Obama could reinvigorate our embattled political landscape.
A visionary candidate for a new America.
Clinton, Edwards, Obama: behind the branding, they're more similar than you think.
Can America survive the tedium of its black and female candidates?
It felt a bit like Election Day in Iowa this weekend, as Democratic candidates at Senator Tom Harkin's Steak Fry served up appetizers of the campaign to come.
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