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Despite Obama's unquestionably varied record, progressives can't afford four years under a Romney-Ryan presidency.
A former voter ID supporter realizes the real racial motive behind supposedly “common sense” reforms.
Wall Street backed Obama in 2008, but now they’re ticked off because the president hasn’t completely rolled over.
The Green Party presidential candidate wants to cut the military budget, bring the troops home and spend the extra funds at home.
Taking away one of America’s most economically efficient and widely used educational and cultural resources is a bad deal for the American people.
Don’t expect either Obama or Romney to ask any of these questions.
Outrageous GOP attacks on women could result in a repeat of the 1992 phenomenon, which saw an upsurge in women elected to Congress.
An important court decision stayed the GOP’s voter-suppression scheme in Pennsylvania. But that battle, and others like it across the nation, is only just beginning.
Jeff Ernsthausen on the Free the Files project, Richard Lingeman on The Billionaire's Manifesto, Peter Dreier on honoring Pete Seeger, Liliana Segura on California's juvenile lifers, the editors on the Afghan war at 11
Turnout for a popular ballot measure that would fully legalize marijuana could determine whether Obama or Romney wins this important swing state.
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