Nation Topics - Conservatives and the American Right
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At the RNC, Nation reporters find a hard-right party that’s cozy with lobbyists and interested in dealing with major storms only when they threaten their convention.
What's the matter with them? Do they have Stockholm syndrome?
Plugged into the framework of far right organizations, True the Vote has “empowered” a zealous group hellbent on intimidating would-be voters.
The jobs are gone in his hometown, but he’s sitting pretty in his mansion on the hill, a perfect metaphor for what a Romney-Ryan America would be like.
Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan as running mate is another development in a long-term party trend: the triumph of ideology over reality.
How the pundit class is turning a right-wing ideologue into a bold intellectual—and framing the election.
It’s time to update Nina Simone's iconic song title—the GOP veep candidate is just as extreme on women’s health and rights as he is on economics.
Economist Robert Reich took to the easel to break down the tenets of Paul Ryan's economic plan.
The anti-Muslim hate that might have fueled the the Oak Creek murderer is more widespread than you think.
Those two words conjure up a world in which one thing is certain: there will be chaos.
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