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A speech at NYU offers a stinging condemnation of Bush's leadership on the war.

More people voted in the wwww.MoveOn.org PAC online presidential primary than
are expected to participate in next January's Democratic caucuses in
Iowa and t

As America's jobless rate hit a nine-year high and after-the-fact
analyses of the Republican tax plan revealed that the Bush
Administration and its allies in Congress had denied child tax credi

The early-bird presidential campaign is under way among Democrats with
the usual characteristics.

Lately, presidential contender Howard Dean has been likening himself to
the late Senator Paul Wellstone.

The Democratic Leadership Council, the lost-inside-the-Beltway group
that last fall championed the disastrous Democratic strategy of cozying
up to the Bush Administration on military issues whi

The presidential contest has begun, as usual, with the "money primary,"
in which major donors choose their favorites and weed out other
candidates, long before any citizen has an opportunity to

Seen as the antiwar candidate, he shies away from being called a
liberal.

Three days after he sued the President to force a Congressional vote on
whether to attack Iraq, and one day after hundreds of thousands of
antiwar demonstrators in New York cheered his call to

Blogs

Obama's barb worked because it had the ring of truth.

April 27, 2015

The Kochs adore Walker, but there’s a problem. He polls poorly against Clinton—even in his home state.

April 21, 2015

Feed me photo ops...banal insights...obsessive coverage of insignificant details...

April 21, 2015

This is the time to break with Obama, and her own past, by siding with labor, environmentalists, human rights activists.

April 17, 2015

During the 2008 primary, some of Clinton’s rhetoric left black voters cold. She’ll need to overcome those lingering concerns to win in 2016.

April 16, 2015

The Democratic front-runner would be wise to go all in for this necessary reform.

April 14, 2015

Clinton launched her campaign bemoaning inequality and vowing to fight for everyday Americans. Will she follow through?

April 12, 2015

Lincoln Chafee, who voted against authorizing Bush’s war, challenges Clinton—and her pro-war vote.

April 10, 2015

When it counts, the newest Republican presidential candidate sides with autocrats who thwart local control, democracy and, yes, liberty.

April 7, 2015

Allies of the Wisconsin governor are spending heavily to get control of Wisconsin’s Supreme Court.

April 6, 2015