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I'm an optimist by disposition, but some weeks it's hard to find evidence of progress in human affairs.
It is not exactly that he lies, but Alan Greenspan certainly ranks among the most duplicitous figures to serve in modern American government.
Lyndon Johnson launched the War on Poverty in his State of the Union Message exactly forty years ago.
At key moments, he's displayed guts and taken tough, sometimes lonely, positions.
Eric Alterman and Mark Green would like to thank Jenny Stepp for her research on this article.
Thursday, February 5
Paul Wellstone would have loved the turn the race for the Democratic presidential nomination has taken.
Percy Daley has seen a lot of politics in his eighty years, but he never saw anything like the crowd that showed up at the Belfast, Maine, city hall when Democrats gathered for their presidential
The Bush Administration's apparent motto: "Leave no defense contractor behind."
George W. Bush's budget is a true lie.
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