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In an exclusive interview with The Nation, David Plouffe, former campaign manager of Obama for America, talks healthcare, messaging, and organizing after election day.
What did we learn from the off-year elections?
Nation blogger Melissa Harris-Lacewell on the GOP's love/hate relationship with Sarah Palin, and Democratic dynamics since Obama's victory in 2008.
The only person in 1948 who thought Truman had a chance in 1948 was Harry, and even he wasn't all that convinced.
The moment is ripe for major campaign-finance reform.
We need a new national dialogue to untangle the triumphalist Christian story line that has wrapped itself around our political discourse.
Will the missing issues of gangs, poverty, dropouts, the inner city and policing redefine the presidential debate?
The Nation's Ari Melber explains why the Democratic National Convention will be a game-changer.
By campaigning in the tradition of his hero, Paul Wellstone, Al Franken may have triumphed over the biggest threat to his candidacy--voter skepticism.
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