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Nation DC Editor Chris Hayes joins The Rachel Maddow Show to discuss the strategy of both parties on Wall Street reform.

Tea partyers' enthusiasm may be genuine, but let's not forget: this is a right-wing reactionary movement.

A tour of Tea Party Nation reveals an all-white movement moving further right from their Bush-era social agendas and into a growing anti-establishment populism.

Let the Republicans actually filibuster something, hour after excrutiating hour, in real time. The public won't like it.

Democrats have tried to act "bipartisan" while Republicans got obstructionist, and the Dems are paying for it.

The Nation's DC editor Chris Hayes weighs in on the petty tone currently defining the Senate's healthcare battle.

Blue Dog Democrats are undermining prospects for financial-industry regulation and reform.

The filibuster has become a cancer growing inside the world's greatest deliberative body.

The Nation's Christopher Hayes believes one New York congressional race marks a takeover of the GOP by far-right radicals like the tea party protesters.

Everyone is looking to Virginia's off-year gubernatorial contest as a Middle American barometer for 2010.

Blogs

Republicans will push for a full repeal of the law, while many Democrats are promising to add even more to it. 

June 28, 2012

How can Republicans legislate something they’re too afraid to say?

June 15, 2012

New fundraising numbers suggest Obama can’t out-raise Romney enough to compensate for the cascade of dishonest attacks on his record coming from Karl Rove and company. 

June 7, 2012

House Republicans want to legislate a hierarchy of victimhood.

May 17, 2012

The congressman imagines he’s surrounded by radicals. But it was his own Republican Party, founded by utopian socialists and militant abolitionists, that brought Marxist ideas to Washington and leftists to Congress.

April 13, 2012

Republican presidential candidates say we should not raise the debt ceiling. Have they lost their minds?

July 12, 2011

The White House, House Republican majority, and Senate Democratic majority have remained silent about how to fix widespread unemployment.

May 10, 2011

The president's adviser offered few specifics of how the president planned to make promised new investments while observing a five-year domestic spending freeze.

January 27, 2011

And Boehner (yes, Boehner) almost steals the show.

January 26, 2011

With Republicans threatening on orgy of partisan excess in the new Congress, an aggressive and determined Democrat want to take over as the ranking member of the House committee charged with oversight of the Obama administration. "We cannot simply stand by idly and hope that such a reckless approach to the use of the power of the chair will not happen, especially since it is not only being promised, but demonstrated by the person who will hold the gavel," says Kucinich.

November 18, 2010