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Dan Quayle

In mythology, Cerberus is the three-headed dog that guards the gates of Hades. How perfect a name for a company whose leaders have sold their souls.

Barack Obama

What remains of the initial Obama drive to reach out to Iran with an “engagement that is honed and grounded in mutual respect”?

Barack Obama

How did a community organizer and a constitutional law professor become an extrajudicial, drone-happy president? 

Barack Obama

As the infrastructure of many U.S. cities crumbles, the Pentagon continues to pump over a billion dollars into military bases throughout the Middle East. 

Barack Obama

In the next four years—and beyond—progressives must create the political space for the president to represent the majority of Americans.

Barack Obama

We won, but at what cost? Fool me once, shame on Obama, but fool me twice and I’m the one responsible.

Allen Duncan, homeless and unemployed, sleeps on a sidewalk

In this election, the deepest division was over whether we are all in this together. 

A vote for Obama in a swing state is a no-brainer, because, on a host of issues, there is a vast partisan difference that should not be ignored.

The former Louisiana governor and Republican presidential candidate is sick of the greedy banking practices that led to the financial crisis.

Blogs

Governor McDonnell cannot erase Virginia's true history.

April 8, 2010

 Organized labor takes on Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln in a pair of new ads.

April 5, 2010

Facing a tough primary, Blanche Lincoln changes her tune on healthcare reform.

March 31, 2010

The Republican National Committee has been giving a little stimulus of their own to an overlooked demographic group: strippers.

March 31, 2010

 Immigration is shaping up to be one of the next big fights, and it has the potential to be far, far messier—and more violent—than the health care battle.

March 26, 2010

Obama's latest fix is a step in the right direction, but just a step.

March 26, 2010

  Score one for Senator Al Franken. Thanks to him, Jamie Leigh Jones, a former KBR employee who alleges she was gang raped by her coworkers will get her day in court.

 

March 26, 2010

 Bush uses Clinton as Kleenex.

March 24, 2010

 After early struggles and White House hurdles, Obama's grassroots arm says it helped swing tangible votes for health care reform.

March 22, 2010

 "Leadership is not hitting somebody over the head. It's not taking up arms at this point. That's not leadership -- that's assault," explains the former Alaska governor.

March 18, 2010