Nation Topics - Election 2012

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Nation Topics - Election 2012


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Afflicted by the elite journalistic disease of “on-the-one-handism,” the MSM’s supposed arbiters of truth—like the Post’s Glenn Kessler—can't make sense of this presidential contest.

“Diversity” today marks a shift from equal opportunities to photo opportunities; institutions look different but they operate in exactly the same way.

Average Americans need housing, healthcare and better jobs. Romney's platform isn't convincing them that he can deliver.

The Democrats' 2012 party platform is the first in American political history to overtly call for marriage equality.

The Republican party has a problem and his name is Ron Paul.

The Undocubus activists are calling for the immigration reform that President Obama promised when he first ran for office.

A presidential candidate's acceptance speech traditionally serves as their introduction to the country, and Mitt didn't make a very good impression.

The Republican National Convention in Tampa will give the Democrats plenty to respond to in Charlotte next week.

The Republican National Convention in Tampa will give the Democrats plenty to respond to in Charlotte next week.


Confusion abounds in Wisconsin over new redistricting and voter ID laws, as well as how to ensure military members and Spanish-speaking residents can vote.

April 3, 2012

While the presidential campaign grinds on, the Obama Campaign has been ramping up appeals to women and progressives through targeted online video.

April 2, 2012

The Republican nomination could be settled by the end of April.

April 2, 2012

GOP tactics in the country's most serious political battleground. 

April 2, 2012

From Romney to the Chamber of Commerce to the Supreme Court, Republicans are so distracted by their multiple phony attack lines that they’ve begun to confuse themselves. 

March 30, 2012

New state laws seek to prevent organizations from registering new voters from under-represented groups. 

March 29, 2012

Republicans are right about the existance of a moral crisis in America, but they're wrong about its origins. 

March 28, 2012

Right wing commentators are seizing on irrelevant details of Martin's life to justify his death.

March 27, 2012

Ben Adler weighs in on the legal challenges to voter identification laws. 

March 27, 2012

Obama should capitalize on antiwar sentiment in the election.

March 27, 2012