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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.

The candidate’s most useful supporters have been evangelicals who believe that government should be rooted in biblical law.

Why does 76 percent of the civil libertarian’s Super PAC money come from billionaire Peter Thiel, whose Palantir Technologies helps the government spy on citizens?

How a Republican strategy to control politics on a local level affects the entire nation—politically, socially and beyond.

Blogs

Ari Berman and Ari Melber on Southern states’ redistricting maps—what critics call “gerrymandering at its worst”—and the future of US democracy.

February 21, 2012

The independent groups Koch funds aren’t supposed to coordinate their help for candidates.

February 20, 2012

Eric on Richard Thompson and Reed on the flawed history of polling.

February 16, 2012

Challenging the Republican men who are waging the War on Women.  

February 15, 2012

Wisconsin's Scott Walker is positioning himself as the next Reagan by making union-busting a GOP sacrament. Conservatives are eating it up. But will a recall derail him?

February 11, 2012

The perennial swing state’s wealthiest finance institutions and conservative political operatives are banding together to disenfranchise millions of voters, according to a new report.

February 10, 2012

As two more aides to Scott Walker are charged in “John Doe” probe that reveals massive illegal fundraising, the anti-labor governor heads toward a recall election with a big new headache.

January 26, 2012

The Republican primary race reveals the fundamental unfairness of our economic and political system.

January 23, 2012

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says that if he fails to win reelection, the right’s anitlabor push may fall apart. 

January 20, 2012