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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.
Obama promised to reverse the most egregious aspects of Bush's faith-based policies. So why is he extending them?
Just because President Obama possesses African heritage doesn't mean he couldn't learn a thing or two about the continent's history.
Notwithstanding comparisons to FDR, BHO has proffered far less audacious proposals than we were led to expect.
Since Obama traced his dazzling arc to the presidency, his stance on gay rights has become murkier, and more Clintonian.