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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.
Dogged by a history of crude responses to abortion, euthanasia and gay marriage, Pennsylvania Republican Senator Rick Santorum is trailing his Democratic foe. But a cadre of influential Catholic conservatives are already crafting a post-Santorum, post-Bush strategy.
We are now led by a false warrior who acts the simpleton, while playing to his version of what Middle America wants. To stop the madness, on November 7 voters must soundly repudiate what Bush has wrought.
Republican adman Scott Howell has racked up a startling Democratic body count with his signature hyperemotional style. Will his attack on Harold Ford Jr. succeed or backfire?
The GOP's one-party rule has created a constitutional crisis that threatens America's future. By pulling the right lever on November 7, voters can throw this party out of office.
Republicans are hoping voters will forget about Iraq, Bush and the GOP
Congress. But these are the issues that will drive Democrats and
independents to the polls.
While Democrats on the national level dream of a landslide, in
California, the party is facing another electoral debacle.
Harold Ford has wooed and wowed white conservatives in Tennessee with a mash-up of star power, earthy eloquence and a contrarian right-wingery that has driven the GOP to take drastic measures.
November 7 is suddenly looking like a fateful election that could
change the flow of politics in ways nobody anticipated.
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