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The quickest way to Rahm Emanuel's bad side: put progressive pressure on conservative Democrats.
Are we heading for a Petraeus Moment in the Afghan War, along with a titanic civilian-military clash of wills?
If Obama leads, the people will rally to his side. A good way to remind voters of the bold change they voted for last fall: ordering a hard cap on executive pay.
The Nation's Chris Hayes weighs in on steady growth of "bizarre mythology" about Obama and the ongoing witchunt aimed at his administration.
We crave drama, but we're not getting it, except in the form of racist rallies.
Imagine that George W. Bush had been allowed a third term as president, had run and had won or stolen it, and that we were all now living (and dying) through it.
With the change in Pepfar guidelines, the Obama administration opens new opportunities to link AIDS work and family planning and strengthen health systems in developing countries.
Nation blogger Melissa Harris-Lacewell discusses Obama's declining poll numbers and what the president needs to do to make a comeback.
The Nation's Ari Melber discusses four major steps that President Obama should undertake to prevent his ratings from declining and gain more support for healthcare reform.
The future of progressive politics and the nature of the American social contract, not to mention the lives and health of millions of our fellow citizens, are up for grabs.
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