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Why is one of the leading Republican candidates for president trying to stop the direct election of senators?
The Democrats’ loss in New York's 9th District was an ominous rebuke to the president. Good thing he won’t be suggesting entitlement reform next week.
The Republicans’ dramatic overreach in states from Wisconsin to Maine has created openings for substantial Democratic victories in unexpected territory.
Despite the Republican strategy to recruit fake democrats to run in Wisconsin's primary elections, real Democrats won 70 percent of the vote.
So far, Bachmann has refused to acknowledge the clinics' activities, raising questions not just about the business but also about Bachmann's integrity as a candidate.
Looking toward 2012, ALEC is peddling “Voter ID” laws to disenfranchise voters least likely to support their right-wing candidates.
How can progressives push government to be of, by and for the people, rather than for the privileged few?
If Democrats follow Republicans in raising millions from undisclosed sources, they will undermine their moral argument for campaign finance reform.
Every president elected in the 20th Century has won statewide office, held a cabinet position, or served in the military. Newt Gingrich has not.
Special interest groups poured millions of undisclosed dollars into Wisconsin's 2011 Supreme Court election. But the state's new public financing system allowed the candidates to get their message to voters without relying on contributions from lawyers who appear before them in court.
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