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George Pataki

George Pataki’s campaign is a figment of his imagination. But that didn’t stop the press from covering it as if it were the real thing.

Jeb Bush speaks at Economic Club in Detroit

Jeb Bush may impress foreign leaders just because he’s not his brother—but that’s not enough.

Bernie Sanders

In his eight years as mayor of Burlington, Vermont, Bernie Sanders revitalized the economy and solidified support for progressive municipal policies.

Six weeks after Rahm Emanuel defeated populist, pro-teacher candidate Chuy Garcia in Chicago, public-school advocates are mobilizing for victory in Philly.

Blogs

Inevitability is just about the only thing animating Jindal’s presidential bid.

June 24, 2015

As governor of Florida, Bush said publicly that climate change was not a “top priority.” He also quietly ordered a review of policy options for responding to it.

June 18, 2015

Two gay New York City entrepreneurs stirred anger by helping anti-gay GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz fundraise. Why'd they do it? Israel.

June 5, 2015

Elizabeth Warren isn’t running for president. But did the group truly fail?

June 3, 2015

Can Democrats seize the populist moment in 2016?

May 22, 2015

The fear-mongering senator from South Carolina is expected to announce his bid for the GOP nomination in June. 

May 19, 2015

For many 2016 GOP hopefuls, when it comes to Iraq, time does not equal wisdom. 

May 19, 2015

If he really believed in “the right to be left alone,” he’d fight for women to have as much control over their bodies as their phone records.

May 12, 2015

Her remarks ticked off a checklist of things activists have been fighting for, suggesting that she’s heard warnings that Latino support for Democrats cannot be taken for granted.

May 6, 2015

Conservatives say they hate identity politics, but they practice a particularly crude version of them.

May 4, 2015