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Election politics today are little more than advertising. But it wasn't always that way.
The GOP candidate’s disastrous response to the incendiary “Innocence of Muslims” video should come as no surprise in light of his Islamophobic connections.
This is the most polarized presidential choice since 1980. Yet issues fundamental to the nation’s future have been excluded from the debate.
A manufactured controversy aimed at Elizabeth Warren shows the damaging ways we exploit trivial kerfuffles and pass them off as political stories.
In his Bain years, the GOP nominee helped fashion Monsanto into a biotech giant. What would the notorious purveyor of genetically modified foods get from a Romney presidency?
Ryan wouldn’t just slash Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. He would fundamentally alter how those programs work.
The long-running feud between moderates and conservatives is over. The wackos have won.
In a desperate election, nostalgia for an America before the decline is the GOP’s only message.
Demographic trends threaten the party’s electoral future—but it does have another option.
The former DNC chair predicts an Obama victory, says the future of the Supreme Court at stake.