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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

Katrina vanden Heuvel appears on Morning Joe to discuss how Washington’s recent policy polls reflect American sentiments on the government’s role in leading the country in the wrong direction.

August 6, 2014

Progressives need a counterweight to the ALEC, one built and operated with progressive values in mind. And soon, we might have one.

July 29, 2014

Talking about opportunity alone fails to address the unfairness of the current system.

July 7, 2014

Yes, the far right performed well in Europe’s elections. But wherever voters had a clear choice between economic democracy and right-wing xenophobia, they went left.

June 9, 2014

The neverending story of a nonexistent conspiracy.

April 3, 2014

The move to protect Social Security is a huge victory for liberals inside and outside of Congress. 

February 20, 2014

Despite some stutter steps backward, the relationship between business and the modern right has always advanced in the exact same basic direction: toward romance.

November 12, 2013

The Tea Party may be plummeting in public esteem, but it is taking government down with it.

October 15, 2013

The governor’s attack on “cross-endorsements” is really a ploy to ban the pesky third party that stands up to corporate interests.

April 24, 2013

The party has always harbored conservatives and sell-outs to big business and pro-austerity boosters. The point is not to deny them, but to beat them.

March 18, 2013