Nation Topics - Election 2012
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A manufactured controversy aimed at Elizabeth Warren shows the damaging ways we exploit trivial kerfuffles and pass them off as political stories.
In his Bain years, the GOP nominee helped fashion Monsanto into a biotech giant. What would the notorious purveyor of genetically modified foods get from a Romney presidency?
Ryan wouldn’t just slash Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. He would fundamentally alter how those programs work.
The long-running feud between moderates and conservatives is over. The wackos have won.
In a desperate election, nostalgia for an America before the decline is the GOP’s only message.
Demographic trends threaten the party’s electoral future—but it does have another option.
The former DNC chair predicts an Obama victory, says the future of the Supreme Court at stake.
Women are integral not only to the base of the Democratic party's base, but also to its leadership.
One in ten Asian Americans carry hepatitis B, and before the Affordable Care Act, that 10 percent could be denied health insurance based on this pre-existing condition.
Why has brazen lying become intrinsic to GOP strategy? Because the party’s actual agenda is so unpopular, so unworkable and so dangerous.
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- [LIVE STREAM] Thomas Piketty: Is Inequality Inevitable?
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