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Barack Obama and supporters

In a second Obama term, we must organize to win a new social contract for a new economy.

Barack Obama and Timothy Geithner

While preventing a Republican triumph is imperative, we should have no illusions about Obama.

Occupy Wall Street

In this election and after, we need to write a new story for our changing nation that places care and connection at the center.

Barack Obama

In the contest that comes after November, Obama will be on the wrong team.

A Romney presidency would rob progressive movements of the oxygen required to grow deeper and broader roots.

Forget Mitt Romney. With the foreign policy crisis in the Middle East, can the president make it to November 7?

But does his DNC speech signal that Obama will now champion the climate fight? Or was he just telling the Democratic base what they wanted to hear?

The former DNC chair predicts an Obama victory, says the future of the Supreme Court at stake.

Protesters

The NRA’s dire warnings that the president is a threat to the Second Amendment are bogus—but profitable.

The state that Obama won in 2008 is far from a sure thing this time around.

Blogs

Romney said that the president takes his inspiration “from socialist democrats in Europe.” Gingrich decried “Obama's socialist policies.” They are ridiculously wrong.

September 23, 2011

President Obama is moving forward to reform NCLB unilaterally, but the House GOP has its own plan.

September 23, 2011

FDR’s leadership offers more than nostalgia.

September 20, 2011

With his combative deficit reduction speech, President Obama's "picking the right fights, drawing the right lines and setting up the debate for 2012."

September 20, 2011

The president plans to cut “waste, fraud and abuse,” but his proposal would in practice harm the neediest.

September 19, 2011

It’s spreading fast, from Afghanistan to Yemen, Somalia, Nigeria and West Africa.

September 19, 2011

The party needs to rethink recruitment, issues and its relationship with Obama's re-election campaign.

September 15, 2011

Obama gave a great speech on jobs, but it’s not enough to ensure Democratic party unity.

September 14, 2011

Both sides will spin to win House races in New York and Nevada, but the results will be telling.

September 13, 2011

Recent polls show that the country is ready for President Obama to confront the GOP.

September 7, 2011