News and Features
Meet the man who could be New York’s first transgender City Council member.
Billion-dollar budgets and 24/7 media coverage raise the question: how big can one election get?
In contrast to Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush, Mitt Romney has turned a terrorist attack into partisan fodder.
Don’t expect either Obama or Romney to ask any of these questions.
Even if Obama wins, he won’t be able to accomplish much if progressives don’t do well in legislative races. Here are ten worthy contenders.
Romney and his kind turned much of our economy into a betting parlor—how did he ever become a serious candidate for the presidency?
Senator Sherrod Brown has been a leader in taking on the big banks, and now the Chamber of Commerce is retaliating.
Will Elizabeth Warren's ability to connect with ordinary people be enough to win her a Massachusetts seat in the Senate?
The congresswoman and Senate candidate talks to The Nation about fair trade, Citizens United and what healthcare reform really means for Wisconsin.
With the economy showing faint signs of life, the leading Republican candidates have returned to the elixir of warmongering to once again sway the gullible masses.
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- The Secret Donors Behind the Center for American Progress and Other Think Tanks
- Why Prosecuting Ariel Castro for Murder Won’t Prevent Violence Against Pregnant Women
- Rahm Emanuel's Zombie Pigs vs. Chicago's Angry Birds
- The First Couple’s Post-Racial Bootstraps Myth