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With citizens posing their own questions to candidates via the web, can new media technology improve accountability in our elections?
At the biggest Democratic event of the campaign season, Obama argued that the coming election is a choice between the past and the future rather than a referendum on his first two years in office.
Are the Democrats cooked for 2010? Will the GOP continue it's rightward drift? Richard Kim and John Nichols explain, aboard the 2010 Nation Cruise.
What happened to "hope" and "change"? Melber says Obama's campaign promises may not be dead yet.
Can Lisa Murkowski's write-in campaign in Alaska serve as an example of how to mobilize voters in the twenty-first century?
Howard Dean joins Ari Berman to discuss Berman's new book and to examine how Democrats can amp up their base in the face of lagging enthusiasm and continuing partisan attacks.
Russ Feingold has been one of the few consistently progressive Senators in Washington, so it's no surprise that he's now a prime target for conservatives.
The GOP "Pledge to America" may lack substance, but it cannot be ignored.
At the California governor's debate, Democrat Jerry Brown redeemed his flagging campaign by making a clear and convincing case for his candidacy.
The tragic irony of this political moment: the people with the most faith in Obama are the hardest hit by the economic disaster, and this brute fact is driving the enthusiasm gap.