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The party of permanent war--which includes lawmakers like Biden, Emanuel
and Lantos--is regrouping for a counterattack, their numbers refreshed
by a phalanx of incoming Blue Dogs.
Claire McCaskill's victory in Missouri proves that moral politics is growing more expansive--and less Republican--as values voters waken to the moral bankruptcy of the religious right.
Democratic Congressional leaders are taking the first steps toward
real reform to clean up corruption, rein in lobbyists, limit earmarks
and insure greater transparency in government.
As the two top-ranked college teams clash on Saturday, the world stops, vote-counting is halted in a tight Congressional race and cities brace for violence.
The midterm elections proved to Democrats that the South must not be written off. The key to winning rural and working-class voters in Dixie is the same as anywhere else.
Democrats will claim their electoral mandate by understanding how they won: by fielding activist candidates with a clear antiwar message and by defending civil liberties.
If people keep making sexist attacks against Hillary Clinton, I may just
have to vote for her. That means you, Elizabeth Edwards!
As presidential hopefuls from both parties press their advantage on the
platform of the 2006 midterm election, the winners are...
As things stand in organized politics today, a purely formal protest
against what the GOP has done to America is the most we can hope for.
Cecile Richards, Planned Parenthood's new president, leads an
organization searching for new national strategies, as a crucial vote in
South Dakota tests its grassroots clout.
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