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How can progressives push government to be of, by and for the people, rather than for the privileged few?
For the first time in fifty years, a sitting president visits the United States' largest territory—where citizens can't vote in presidential elections, but are still hit up for campaign cash.
The media has focused too much on Bachmann's self-styled image and not enough on the far-right policy positions and neo-McCarthy politics she has embraced as a member of Congress.
For Berman, Obama's grassroots victory in 2008 built heavily on the fifty-state electoral strategy which Howard Dean pursued as DNC chairman. But in a political climate far different than the one that brought Obama to power, how can the Democrats harness this enthusiasm once again?
A new poll says the Democrats lost since 2008 because voters think government is too liberal. Really?
American support for the death penalty is flagging. So why did some candidates make it an election issue?
In light of the controversy surrounding Olbermann's campaign donations, should journalists be barred from being involved in politics?
Could a combination of philanthropy and social justice advocacy help progressives overcome the influence of corporate money to achieve real change?
The Tea Party candidate was never a contender, but her supporters—who rallied around her slogan of “I’m You”—aren’t going away.
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