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Lukewarm endorsements and lackluster enthusiasm are making Romney's November odds look slimmer than ever.

The crushing recall loss shows that labor must find better ways to defend itself in the electoral arena.

Voters in Wisconsin bought the Tea Party line because the president and his party have not been able to provide a believable alternative.

The depressing defeat of the recall suggests that “money power” cannot be easily thwarted, even by determined “people power.”

Fifteen million young adults will gain access to health insurance through Obamacare—if it survives Supreme Court review. Will that win Obama their support?

You may have never heard of True the Vote, but the organization has major plans for upcoming elections across the country.

How can we build an effective movement against corporate personhood?

Dennis Kucinich

He was sanguine Tuesday night when I spoke with him by phone about his gerrymandered eviction from the US House of Representatives.

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The GOP frontrunner got the headlines. But he still couldn't break 50 percent in Maryland and Wisconsin.

April 4, 2012

The Wisconsin primary campaign features lots of praise for Walker from the GOP contenders. But Walker's not thanking Romney and Santorum for the favors.

April 2, 2012

Volunteers gathered over 900,000 certified signatures on recall petitions—far more than the required 540,000.

March 31, 2012

Ben Adler weighs in on the legal challenges to voter identification laws. 

March 27, 2012

The House Budget Committee chair sees his budget provoking a referendum on “the fundamental nature of American democracy and the social contract”—or, perhaps, the Ayn Rand ideology he so admires. But the real fight may come in his home district.

March 20, 2012

Wisconsinites will have a chance to consider Firefighters Union president Mahlon Mitchell as a statewide contender.

March 19, 2012

The resignation of a Republican state Senator robs Scott Walker of complete control of state government. Looming recalls could bring even more dramatic change.

March 17, 2012

A new voter identification law would allow Texans to vote with a handgun permit, but not with a student ID.

March 13, 2012

Losing Kucinich is a loss for America. 

March 13, 2012

Yesterday’s DOJ ruling was not a surprise to Texas. They sued the federal government last year in anticipation of it. Nonetheless, Texas Republicans were appalled yesterday.

March 13, 2012