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Vladimir Putin

Conservative hysteria over Putin’s aggression in 2014 is eerily reminiscent of right-wing reaction to a previous Crimean adventure, at the dawn of the Cold War.

Conservative religious thinkers and their intellectual crusades.

Redskins helmets

Conservatives have a convenient belief that when it comes to racism, it’s all about intent. 

The problems with the Affordable Care Act stem from government being too small and weak, not too big and powerful.

Grand Old Tea Party

Why today's wacko birds are just like yesterday's wingnuts.

Kris Kobach, Republican secretary of state for Kansas. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Some states are reviving disenfranchisement schemes that date back to the antebellum South.

Selma to Montgomery march, 1965. (Bruce Davidson/Magnum)

A history of the fight for voting rights and the movement to restrict them once again.

Blogs

The Senator who interrogated Hillary Clinton thinks we’re living in an Atlas Shrugged moment, and that he’s a lot like one of Rand’s “heroes.”

January 29, 2013

A group of libertarian investors wants to turn Detroit’s Belle Isle into a private city-state with its own laws, customs and currency.

January 28, 2013

The Republican National Committee votes to retain its chairman, whose plan to renew the party is… cheating.

January 28, 2013

Obama’s ‘War on the GOP’ is as real as the liberals’ ‘War on Christmas.’

January 27, 2013

Name and shame those who would rig elections, embrace the popular vote, challenge gerrymandering.

January 25, 2013

There’s a lot of unconvincing spin coming from the Senate Democrats who brokered an awful “filibuster reform” deal with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday morning.

January 24, 2013

How did spending his formative years in the shadow of genocide help form the president’s character?

January 24, 2013

After the “Virginia Coup,” where Republican legislators gerrymandered election lines, does anyone doubt that Reince Priebus is serious about rigging the Electoral College?

January 23, 2013

By changing the distribution of electoral votes to rely on results of gerrymandered congressional districts, Priebus plan would game the system for GOP.

January 14, 2013

The centrist pundits do their first mainstream Sunday talk show since they blamed the mainstream media for not blaming Republicans. 

January 11, 2013