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Does Obama's candidacy represent a progressive paradigm shift--or is he just another mainstream Democrat?
Senator Edward M. Kennedy, diagnosed today with a malignant brain tumor, is sidelined at the moment his party is poised to realize the causes and ideals he has promoted for so long.
In the past two years, the GOP's dream of a permanent majority has become a nightmare.
Judging by their voting patterns in the primaries, crossover Republicans may swing the presidential election for Barack Obama.
With the nation's economy in a slump, it's time for a twenty-first-century New Deal.
The conservative noise machine is coming around to support him--if it
can keep its stories straight.
As Clinton rewrites the history of her support for NAFTA, Obama needs to
prove he understands what's wrong with global trade pacts.
A former GOP fundraiser talks about donor psychology, disillusionment and the high cost of winning.
Holding Democratic primaries in Florida and Michigan a second time would send the message that Americans do not need to accept illegitimate elections.
As a crucial primary looms, Democrats in Texas have gotten the Party started again, as the state continues its remarkable shift from red to blue.