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Stuart Klawans on radical filmmaker Leo Hurwitz; John Nichols on the primary fight for Blanche Lincoln's Senate seat.
Routinely ridiculed as a political eccentric, Kucinich is a braver progressive than most. As he fights for his political life, he deserves our support.
Maryland progressive activist Donna Edwards upset veteran Congressman Al
Wynn in a Democratic "fight for the soul of the party" primary,
confirming that sentiment for change extends well beyond
With the Congressional race under way, the essential question is: will the Democrats be more progressive post-Bush?
Minnesota Senate candidate Al Franken has won wide support among voters--and conservatives are getting scared.
Memo to Congress: the Arctic is on thin ice--and so are you.
A dialogue between the peace activist and The Nation's editor over Sheehan's plan to run for Congress against Representative Nancy Pelosi.
It's early in the game, but his bid to unseat Minnesota Republican Senator Norm Coleman is gaining strength.
There's little evidence so far that Democrats will push for reconstruction in New Orleans.
Latino voters walked away from the GOP in the midterm elections, a
payback for the party's ruthlessly anti-immigrant stance.