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How the pundit class is turning a right-wing ideologue into a bold intellectual—and framing the election.
It’s time to update Nina Simone's iconic song title—the GOP veep candidate is just as extreme on women’s health and rights as he is on economics.
Economist Robert Reich took to the easel to break down the tenets of Paul Ryan's economic plan.
You're more likely to be hit by lightning than you are to commit voter fraud at the polls. So why are Republicans so set on passing voter ID laws and other measures to stop this non-existent threat?
Romney and his kind turned much of our economy into a betting parlor—how did he ever become a serious candidate for the presidency?
Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan as running mate is another development in a long-term party trend: the triumph of ideology over reality.
The state that Obama won in 2008 is far from a sure thing this time around.
Three cheers for the full embrace of LGBT rights! Here are six more progressive planks for Democrats.
In this crucial swing state, organizers are betting that a strong grassroots ground game can defeat Romney’s Super PAC cash.
Those two words conjure up a world in which one thing is certain: there will be chaos.
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