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A People's Platform for the Democratic Party

Three cheers for the full embrace of LGBT rights! Here are six more progressive planks for Democrats.

Battleground 2012: Can Obama Win North Carolina Again?

In this crucial swing state, organizers are betting that a strong grassroots ground game can defeat Romney’s Super PAC cash.

'President Romney'?

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

But can Obama effectively mobilize the anti-war vote given the poor record of his first four years?

Romney and the "Regressives" want to pull America back to the inequalities of the nineteenth century. 

Despite rumors of its demise, Occupy Wall Street has given rise to a flurry of actions targeting the 99 percent. What is this new phenomenon—and what role will it play in November?

Lukewarm endorsements and lackluster enthusiasm are making Romney's November odds look slimmer than ever.

 Mitt's reaction to today's decision was feeble, and telling.

Mitt Romney

Bain Capital is part of a system that enriches Wall Street while impoverishing millions.

A polling station in Florida

If GOP lawmakers get their way, voting will become much more difficult in the Sunshine State.

Blogs

Newt Gingrich appeals to South Carolina Republicans like no other candidate. But can he overcome his personal history and his incompetent ground game?

January 20, 2012

Here are some of his Perryisms we'll miss. 

January 20, 2012

Speaker Gingrich condemned Bill Clinton’s hijinks; at last night's debate, candidate Gingrich preached moral values. He’s a hypocrite. But hyprocisy sells.

January 20, 2012

Mitt Romney’s lead over Newt Gingrich has shrunk, but he’s still set to do well in a state that was supposed to be hostile to him. Rick Perry dropping out is unlikely to substantially change that. 

January 19, 2012

Perry and Gingrich offer a surprisingly revealing criticism of Romney's brand of predatory capitalism.

January 19, 2012

Faith, morality and “family values” are back now that the Republican primary has moved south. 

January 19, 2012

From how many angles can one view Ron Paul?

January 17, 2012

Making a bid for the state's conservative vote, Santorum speaks about political issues as matters of theology.

January 17, 2012

540,208 signatures are required to force the antilabor governor to face a new election. Activists gathered almost double that number.

January 17, 2012