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Click here for info on Bruce Shapiro's Shaking the Foundations: 200 Years of Investigative Journalism in America, recently released by Nation Books.

Don't forget about David Corn's new book, The
Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of
Deception
(Crown Publishers). For more information and a sample, check out the book's website: www.bushlies.com

Everything about Howard Dean's "Iowa Perfect Storm" strategy seemed to go perfectly, right up to the point at which Iowans actually started voting in the first-in-the-nation caucuses that began t

George W. Bush's State of the Union speech clearly signaled that he plans to run as a wartime, prosperity candidate.

By the end of June last year, I had met all the Democratic candidates for President.

The day after Democrats begin the process of selecting George W.

Iowa and New Hampshire are important, but it takes 2,162 delegates to win.

Blogs

With the exception of Huntsman, the candidates oppose the deal--a sign that the field will push the party even further to the right during the campaign.

August 1, 2011

Mitt Romney constantly attacks President Obama's record on job growth. But it turns out Romney’s record on it is weak and many of his claims are misleading.

July 25, 2011

There are plenty of real problems with Michele Bachmann and her husband Marcus. But her migraines and his mannerisms are not two of them.

July 24, 2011

New polling suggests liberal disapproval of Obama has spiked since he began talking of putting Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security “on the table” in negotiations with GOP. Vermont Senator says of the moment: “I think it would do this country a good deal of service if people started thinking about candidates out there to begin contrasting a progressive agenda as opposed to what Obama believes he’s doing.”

July 23, 2011

Chris Christie is not a moderate, but some donors seem to think he is the only candidate who could unite the mainstream and Tea Party wings of the GOP.

July 21, 2011

Michele Bachmann’s former church contends that the pope is the Antichrist. Luckily for her, conservative Catholics and Protestants want to work together. 

July 20, 2011

Tim Pawlenty says his electoral success in a blue state is his main qualification for the Republican presidential nomination. The only problem? He wasn’t that successful and Minnesota isn't that liberal.

July 13, 2011

 According to recent polls, Michele Bachmann is second only to Mitt Romney in Iowa and New Hampshire. But hold your horses. 

July 13, 2011

Republican presidential candidates say we should not raise the debt ceiling. Have they lost their minds?

July 12, 2011

The president has not gotten everything right in the course of the debt ceiling debate. But he was right to call Michele Bachmann out as the irresponsible professional pol that she is.

July 11, 2011