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As America embarks on the longest, most costly presidential race in history, Russ Feingold is asking Congress to apply the brakes.

Nothing personal, but Hillary Clinton is a candidate of the past.

Affordable healthcare is rapidly emerging as the top domestic policy issue in the 2008 presidential race. Candidates, got ideas?

Thank you, Ann Coulter, for reviving the principled but media-neglected presidential candidacy of John Edwards.

This should be a time for vision and bold ideas, yet caution is the order of the day--and activist voters are demanding more.

Instead of front-loading political races with early primaries, we need a rotating calendar of regional primaries.

Outraged by his failure to stick to a far-right agenda as he pursues the presidency, Senator John McCain's conservative base in Arizona is abandoning him.

Let's face it. Hillary Clinton is not a peace candidate.

America's next President must have a big heart, an open mind and the passion to set the nation on the way to equality, opportunity, true democracy and social justice.

Jim Webb's blunt talk on populist economics challenges Democrats to craft a 2008 strategy that allows all Americans to share the wealth.

Blogs

Why does Tammy Duckworth make Joe Walsh so angry?

July 11, 2012

Two hundred thousand Latinos will turn 18 between now and Election Day. But if they’re in Texas, their right to vote is under threat.

July 10, 2012

Forty-four percent of Philly’s population is African-American—and nearly 20 percent of voters there may lose the right to cast a ballot this fall.

July 6, 2012

What does Holder’s defense of voting rights have to do with a House committee move to hold him in contempt? Everything.

June 26, 2012

The Supreme Court’s partisan majority has made it harder for public-sector unions to engage in politics. This is not what democracy looks like.

June 21, 2012

In a state with an existing voter ID law, three bills target voters of color, youth, the elderly and non-English speakers.

June 19, 2012

Civil rights groups are suing Florida over the state’s voter purging initiative and The Advancement Project’s co-director Penda Hair explains why. 

June 19, 2012

With different backgrounds but matching policies, the former Minnesota governor is on Mitt’s short list for running mate. 

June 18, 2012

The president’s new immigration policy leaves Mitt with an impossible task: appealing to Latinos while appeasing his base.

June 18, 2012

What does reporting on voting rights mean at a time when a person's race, gender and class still determines if they'll be targeted for voter suppression?

June 15, 2012