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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.

Paul Ryan

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.

Did Islamophobia Fuel the Oak Creek Massacre?

The anti-Muslim hate that might have fueled the the Oak Creek murderer is more widespread than you think.

'President Romney'?

Those two words conjure up a world in which one thing is certain: there will be chaos.

Mike Huckabee

Right-wingers turn to talk radio to stoke their anger. What will they make of the kinder, softer voice of staunch conservatism?

Blogs

If Romney's candidacy opens up a national dialogue about tax fairness, that's a problem for himand for the funders of Republican campaigns.

January 25, 2012

Winning the favor of Florida’s Cuban-Americans, and Senator Marco Rubio in particular, is important for any Republican presidential aspirant.

January 25, 2012

A strong State of the Union address outlines plenty of important themes. But above all, it hits a prospective opponent where he is weakest.

January 24, 2012

It's not Romney’s fault that he pays lower taxes than cops and teachers. It’s his fault that he wants to keep it that way.

January 24, 2012

The Indiana governor is leading the fight to roll back protections for workers. Tonight he’ll be the face of the Republican party when he replies to Obama’s State of the Union.

January 24, 2012

The two GOP front-runners attack one another as corrupt and disreputable. That’s a fair assessment.

January 24, 2012

Rick Santorum is bragging about being endorsed by Joseph Farah of World Net Daily. Is he endorsing Farah’s claims that President Obama wasn’t born in Hawaii? 

January 23, 2012

The Republican primary race reveals the fundamental unfairness of our economic and political system.

January 23, 2012

The remains of the Republican presidential field will gather Monday night in Florida for a debate that could again reshape a rapidly evolving race.

January 22, 2012