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Despite Obama's unquestionably varied record, progressives can't afford four years under a Romney-Ryan presidency.

Despite Obama's unquestionably varied record, progressives can't afford four years under a Romney-Ryan presidency. 

Tagg Romney and Mitt Romney

How investors in Tagg’s firm Solamere Capital can cash in if his father wins.

Both would rather talk about anything but Wall Street’s financing and control of both parties.

Whatever disappointments progressives have with Obama's first term, we have a profound interest in the popular rejection of the Romney/Ryan ticket.

The hand of Barack Obama

This election has posed a challenge of self-control for Republicans raised on a diet of welfare queens and Willie Horton.

Barack Obama

The stakes in 2012 and beyond.

A bullhorn with a sticker reading "Tax the Rich"

What a principled counterattack campaign against the GOP would look like.

Protest against Barack Obama

Where their interests overlap, progressive politics can thrive.

Barack Obama and supporters

In a second Obama term, we must organize to win a new social contract for a new economy.

Blogs

The budget conference committee should consider a real alternative to austerity.

October 29, 2013

It sounds far-fetched, but the US has a history of high-level snooping.

October 29, 2013

But with any luck we will see whether their policies have character. 

October 15, 2013

Does the Obama administration have the savvy it needs?

October 14, 2013

The movement is so dramatic that, even with gerrymandering in their favor, Republicans are beginning to look vulnerable.

October 11, 2013

An investigation by the Committee to Protect Journalists concludes that the president has presided over an unprecedented campaign to control the media.

October 10, 2013

President Obama told AP he’d “think about changing” any name “that was offending a sizable group of people.”

October 9, 2013

Congressman John Fleming agreed with a caller to a radio program that fighting Obamacare is like fighting slavery. 

October 2, 2013

The right salivates over the “news” that the NYC mayoral hopeful once visited Nicaragua and that, for a yearbook photo, didn’t wear a tie. 

September 27, 2013

The protracted fight to get a more qualified woman nominated over a less qualified man is a perfect parable for how hard achieving diversity really is.

September 17, 2013