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How did Hillary go from being simply hawkish on Iran to becoming
completely hellbent on its destruction?

In an open letter to ABC News, a group of journalists and media analysts condemns the network's poor handling of the latest Clinton/Obama faceoff.

The retired Cuban dictator has played a vital role in every U.S. presidential election for the last fifty years.

How Saul Alinsky would plan Obama's inauguration, and his government.

The independent candidate discusses Obama, healthcare, and why the heck he's running.

Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel debates Pat Buchanan on the cost of war, and why The Nation supports Barack Obama.

The Nation's Political Correspondent breaks down who these "superdelegates" really are, and what they could mean to the Clinton/Obama race.

On the eve of Super Tuesday, The Nation's DC editor explains why he thinks Barack Obama is the better choice to build a real progressive majority.

Inspired by The Nation's intrepid reporting, Stephen Colbert asks what would have been if he'd stayed on the South Carolina ballot.

Undone in South Carolina by the Bush campaign's dirty tricks in 2000, John McCain now turns to the man who smeared him.

Blogs

It needn’t take a primary challenge for Obama to recognize that he can no longer take his base for granted.

November 4, 2010

Which lesson will Obama take from sweeping midterm losses? The mantra from the media is move right, conciliate, bridge build. But that’s the rotten road that brought the Democrats this far. There are other voices to listen to.

November 3, 2010

After so successfully mobilizing their supporters in 2006 and 2008, Democrats lost the message of change on Election Night.

November 3, 2010

Did the Tea Party set the agenda for last night's elections? Is the Blue Dog coalition done for? Nation contributors Richard Kim, John Nichols and Laura Flanders explain.

November 3, 2010

National exit polls of more than 17,000 voters show a remarkable trend: adults age 18–29 voted against the Republican Tsunami by sixteen points (56–40). Younger adults age 18–24 were even more progressive, voting against Republicans by nineteen points (58-39).

November 3, 2010

Tea Party candidates made big news, but they ran in small states.

November 3, 2010

Why was the conservative Blue Dog Caucus sliced in half yesterday?

November 3, 2010

Election day 2010, as Democrats face massive defeat (or perhaps a miracle?), follow it all here until the wee hours.

November 2, 2010

It is not a national referendum. It is not launching a new political era. Voters still want government to be effective. Most voters are not angry about the size of government. They are disappointed and frustrated government has not done what they hoped for in hard times.

November 2, 2010

Will the GOP get to 218 in the House? To 50 in the Senate? Where does Joe Biden fit in? What about governorships? Legislatures? Redistricting? The fate of the Republic? It's all here.

November 2, 2010