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Once again, the MSM falls for the story of Saul Bellow's "former liberal" son, who specializes in publishing right-wing dreck.

Mitt Romney

Awash in Super PAC money, defined by negative TV ads, degraded by dumbed-down media and poisoned by voter suppression—this is not what democracy looks like.

Ron Paul

He’s against most of what we’re for. What is it with progressive mancrushes on right-wing Republicans?

Republicans in Congress are quietly killing the provisions of Obama’s stimulus act that have kept millions out of poverty.

The driving faith of the GOP has become the notion that the toxic mixture of moral hypocrisy and unfettered greed is a formula for victory.

The MSM’s addiction to false equivalence continues to distort our political debate.

His rise and fall are instructive about the way race, sex and class operate in presidential campaigns.

Newt Gingrich

Gingrich, the champion of child labor, has risen to the top of a GOP field so extreme it would scare Goldwater and Reagan.

Blogs

Be afraid, be very afraid.

October 21, 2014

Yes, they’re the “premier princes of dark money,” but the governor’s cool with that.

October 8, 2014

Calls for the pill to be available without a prescription are just naked attempts to woo female voters and mask opposition to the Obamacare birth control mandate.

October 2, 2014

Long-acting reversible contraceptives could revolutionize reproductive healthcare—if only politicians would get out of the way.

September 15, 2014

An ad that embraces same-sex marriage signals the change in our politics.

September 9, 2014

McConnell and his opponent respond to secret recordings—obtained by the The Nation—of McConnell speaking to a roomful of millionaires and billionaires.

August 28, 2014

A secret tape of a senator at a Koch brothers event becomes an issue in a key Senate race.

August 28, 2014

Ryan still doesn’t get that attacking Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid is political nonstarter.

August 21, 2014

At the heart of Christie’s campaign is a plan to drive a wedge between state workers and middle-class taxpayers.

August 15, 2014