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Bernie Sanders

In his eight years as mayor of Burlington, Vermont, Bernie Sanders revitalized the economy and solidified support for progressive municipal policies.

American soldier and flag

The first step is to accept the fact that American power is limited and global rule is an impossible fantasy.

John Boehner claims public financing had nothing to do with the Amtrak disaster, but like so many others, it can be directly traced to funding shortfalls.

Every story that centrists told about the recession turned out to be wrong.

Fifty years ago, African-Americans were denied the right to vote. Now the vast majority of Americans are being denied the rightful value of their vote.

Six weeks after Rahm Emanuel defeated populist, pro-teacher candidate Chuy Garcia in Chicago, public-school advocates are mobilizing for victory in Philly.

Clinton immigration

Hilary Clinton’s evolution on immigration reform is a testament to the youthful movement that erupted during the Obama era.

Blogs

Elizabeth Warren isn’t running for president. But did the group truly fail?

June 3, 2015

In 2013, American Library Association passed a public statement in support of the former NSA contractor. Then it changed its mind. 

June 2, 2015

The former Hewlett-Packard CEO is running as the anti-Hillary, but the two are more alike than is comfortable.

May 29, 2015

Former Baltimore mayor and Maryland governor brings a higher-ground message to the 2016 race.

May 29, 2015

The newest challenge to voting rights would be a dramatic powergrab for the GOP. 

May 28, 2015

Renewing a politics of fierce opposition to "financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism, sectionalism, war profiteering."

May 27, 2015

Campaign finance watchdogs have asked the Justice Department to investigate whether the unofficial presidential candidate is illegally coordinating with a super PAC.

May 27, 2015

A presidential candidate with a history of beating incumbents, rewriting electoral rules and upsetting political expectations.

May 26, 2015

Nothing boosts turnout like giving votes a chance to do the right thing.

May 24, 2015

Both Rush Limbaugh and Don Draper desperately need advertising to save them. 

May 22, 2015