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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.

The lesson? In a political climate of "sweep the bums out," there's always the matter of who gets swept in. And elected or not, there's still the question of how so many creeps got so far. That's the question that will last long after the election.

Watch Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel on The Colbert Report, refudiating the hype surrounding the GOP's midterm sweep.

Barack Obama deserved the rebuke he received at the polls for a failed economic policy that consisted of throwing trillions at Wall Street but getting nothing in return.

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.

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.

Results, reactions, and analysis from Nation editors live throughout the night.

Blogs

Jeb may try to reinvent himself, but he’s got lots of neoconservative connections.

May 30, 2014

She makes moves to challenge Andrew Cuomo from the left as Working Families Party candidate.

May 30, 2014

As secretary of state, Clinton accomplished little, but usually came down on the side of using force.

May 27, 2014

And the Democrats’ chances in 2014 shrink further.

May 21, 2014

The establishment candidates beat the wingnuts by showing up at the same party, but in better suits.

May 21, 2014

The Kentucky Senate race figures to be among the most expensive in the country, and that's likely to become an issue itself in the race. 

May 21, 2014

Susana Martinez vs. Julian Castro for vice president? Maybe.

May 19, 2014

Christie, Booker and Democratic party bosses, along with the charter school movement, suffer a huge defeat.

May 14, 2014

There's nothing new in Rove's latest ugly broadside on Hillary Clinton. 

May 13, 2014

In 2014, Democrats can’t rely on many kooky right-wingers handing them Senate races on platters.

May 13, 2014