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Don't listen to the fearmongers: government-run healthcare is cost-efficient, effective and far superior to the free-market mess we're in.
The Nation's John Nichols speaks with Congressional candidate Tom Geoghegan in Chicago on the March 3 Democratic primary to fill Rahm Emanuel's seat.
Tough love from the Congressional Oversight Panel involves ripping the Band-Aid--otherwise known as TARP--off the mortally wounded banking system.
The Nation's Chris Hayes explains how Republican opposition to Obama's stimulus is really the result of their own inability to govern.
One percent of the stimulus package should be spent on rehabilitating America's crumbling cultural infrastructure.
The Nation's Chris Hayes explains why bipartisan overtures from Democrats failed to win GOP support for Obama's stimulus bill.
Russ Feingold is leading the charge to close the constitutional loophole that allows governors to appoint senators.
Will Democrats have the courage to disable the filibuster rule?
Obama's appeal helped the Democrats secure wide gains in the House and Senate.
A wave of progressive women candidates could help steer the next Congress in new directions on war and peace, fair trade and civil liberties.