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The John Kerry who won nine of ten Super Tuesday states, and with those victories Democratic nominee-in-waiting status, was not the John Kerry who officially launched his presidential campaign si

On pages 11 and 14 of this issue Tom Hayden and Carol Burke recall the culture wars of the Vietnam era, which live on in the odd, enduring hatred of Jane Fonda by conservative vets.

Thanks to the front-loaded primary process handcrafted by their party chairman, Terry McAuliffe, the millions of California's Democratic voters were reduced to ratifying an election that seems to

Music for America (MfA), a nonprofit group working to get out the youth vote in the hope of unseating George W.

A vote of thanks is due to Dr. Dean,
A comet on the presidential scene.
Once sure to win, he lost it all instead.
He made mistakes, but still it should be said

Ralph Nader got a lot of things right when he appeared on NBC's Meet the Press and accused "Katherine Harris and Jeb Bush and their cohorts from Tallahassee to the Supreme Court" of steali

Kerry has the nomination almost within his grasp, and has also emerged from the bruising kiss of imputed scandal. Unless Ms.

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Two debates this weekend in New Hampshire will see some ugliness. It begins with Newt Gingrich’s stalking of Mitt Romney. But it is likely to get even uglier when Gingrich clashes with Ron Paul.

January 6, 2012

 Eric on winter concerts and Reed on why the Iowa caucuses are bad for journalism.

January 6, 2012

Many on the left have fallen for Ron Paul’s non-interventionism. But there’s a Republican with a more responsible approach: Jon Huntsman. 

January 6, 2012

President Obama gets bold in the election year.

January 6, 2012

The paper that knows Romney best, the Boston Globe, dismisses him as a blank slate who is “merely checking boxes on the GOP playlist.”

January 6, 2012

Liberals should not fall for Rick Santorum’s phony presentation as someone who cares about—or would do anything for—working-class Americans. 

January 5, 2012

In Iowa, Santorum ran unexpectedly well in factory and union towns. To a far greater extent than the other GOP candidates, he talked about renewing US industries. Now he proposes to do the same in New Hampshire, even as the Club for Growth grumbles.

January 5, 2012

Conservative commenators and mainstream reporters describing Santorum as an advocate of the working class based solely on his rhetoric, when his actual policies are plutocratic. 

January 5, 2012

Is Santorum the doctrinaire conservative alternative to Romney? Nope. On the size and cost of government, Santorum is a sell-out. 

January 4, 2012

Romney beat expectations by tying for first in Iowa after barely campaigning there. But before he waltzes to the nomination, here are some questions he should be asked. 

January 4, 2012