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This could be the year that Democrats finally let the people play a role in politics.
Throw polls and pundits out the window: the race will be decided not by kingmakers but by the voters themselves.
As Democratic candidates strive to keep their messages upbeat and cheerful, they should take a lesson from the environmental movement on the power of fear to motivate political change.
Have Democrats already blown the biggest swing state?
The cranky, quirky and sometimes progressive politics practiced by a generation once considered slackers could be a deciding factor in this presidential election.
Minnesota Senate candidate Al Franken has won wide support among voters--and conservatives are getting scared.
The Paris Principle: politics are sooo hot.
A longtime activist, running in a special City Council election, is just what New Orleans needs.
Memo to Congress: the Arctic is on thin ice--and so are you.
Politics aside, a speeded-up primary season may be a unique opportunity to rethink our notions of time altogether.