News and Features
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.
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.