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Neocon think tanks get millions from wealthy donors, which they use to game the system, buy influence—and push for regime change.

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President Obama is showing little concern for international law, and none at all for Washington’s historic responsibility in Central America.

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There is much to celebrate in Mississippi, and yet America still needs a year of action on voting rights.

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While the Court did not strike down barrier zones in other states and cities, the people who brought us McCullen can take those statutes on next.

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Joshua DuBois makes an unconvincing argument against the criticism of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative.

Greg Page

But will Greg Page’s call to arms influence business leaders? Or the Republicans his firm donates to?

Saba Ahmed

Last week Saba Ahmed became yet another Muslim punching bag for the right, who refuse to listen to her game-changing plan to fight extremism.

Robert Borosage

The irony of American politics is that the right is far weaker than it appears and the left far stronger than it asserts.

Dan Cantor

The debate over endorsing Governor Cuomo showed the party’s power.

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This is what happens when Marco Rubio, Mitch McConnell, Tom Cotton, Cory Gardner and a gang of the world’s richest people meet behind closed doors.

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The New York Attorney General has launched the first major investigation into poltical activities of supposedly nonprofit groups in recent memory. 

June 27, 2012

The GOP’s elaborate conspiracy theories bolster new voter suppression laws.

June 27, 2012

What does Holder’s defense of voting rights have to do with a House committee move to hold him in contempt? Everything.

June 26, 2012

It's time for the AFL-CIO to embrace constitutional reform.

June 26, 2012

He once lobbied for dictators and served as trade czar for George W. Bush. What is he doing on Romney's short list for running mate?

June 25, 2012

The Court gave the Obama administration near-total victory, striking down key parts of Arizona’s immigration law.

June 25, 2012

By striking down a century-old Montana anti-corruption law, a narrow High Court majority has removed barriers to the buying of state and local elections by multinational corporations.

June 25, 2012

What’s the biggest misconception about Obama’s online edge?

June 24, 2012

After a year of standing ground, the governor warms up to voter ID—but still vetoes bill that would have affected the voting rights of eligible students and African Americans.

June 23, 2012

At a posh resort in Utah, the man who would be president gets together with the man who’s really in charge.

June 22, 2012