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The peeling-gilt Aladdin Theatre, in a working-class neighborhood across
the river from downtown Portland, generally draws rock acts a little too
funky or faded to fill the city's main showcase
On October 29, 2002, George W. Bush signed the Help America Vote Act
(HAVA). Hidden behind its apple-pie-and-motherhood name lies a nasty
civil rights time bomb.
It is time--past time--for John Kerry to tell Americans what he is
By the most conservative estimates, the March for Women's Lives in
Washington on April 25 was the biggest pro-choice demo ever--and it may
have been the biggest march of any kind in US history.
Halfway through Tim Russert's hourlong interview with Demo-
cratic presidential nominee Senator John Kerry on April 18, there was an
exchange that revealed in microcosm some of the fundamental
progressives substantially increase the number of low-income voters in
2004--and why does it matter?
Dozens of progressive groups are working on everything from TV ads to voter turnout.
What should be done about 527s--those new organizations used
primarily by Democrats (so far) to skirt the McCain-Feingold
legislation passed in 2002?
John Kerry is borne aloft by party unity and the overriding imperative of defeating Bush, but the senator has entered a perilous zone where the outcome may depend more on the content of his chara