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Conventional wisdom says Republicans made gains in the midterms because Obama tried to do too much and was too liberal. Wrong.
Katrina vanden Heuvel joins a panel of journalists, writers and political strategists to dissect the Democrat's prospects for this year's midterm elections.
Ari Berman's Herding Donkeys shows how Howard Dean's unsuccessful bid for the 2004 Democratic presidential nomination was the foundation for Barack Obama's victory in 2008.
Why progressives need to own Obama's achievements—and build a movement to pressure him to do more.
The Working Families Party faces down the corporate backlash.
Grassroots activists and Beltway insiders are fighting for the soul of Obama's Democratic Party.
A talk with AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka on the state of the labor movement and plans for the future.
He's now in the fight of his life.
The tragic irony of this political moment: the people with the most faith in Obama are the hardest hit by the economic disaster, and this brute fact is driving the enthusiasm gap.
The radical ideas of one generation become the common sense of the next. Here, Peter Dreier honors the people who moved progressive ideas in America from the marginal to the mainstream.
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