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Iowa and New Hampshire are important, but it takes 2,162 delegates to win.

There is no segment of Americans more attuned to Ralph Nader's prophetic themes than Nation readers--many of whom supported his presidential candidacy in 2000.

Here comes the sequel to the Scalia Clones and Thomas Clowns.

The Democratic Party has come a long way from the "lockbox" economics of 2000.

When televangelist gloated about a Bush 'blowout' delivered by God, perhaps it was a heaven-sent warning.

Ralph Nader has finally figured out how to unite Democrats and Greens.

Many people believed at the time that the trauma of 9/11 would change the world. My feeling was that our American response would be far more crucial.

Petulance is seldom considered a prime presidential attribute. George W. Bush's smirk notwithstanding, Americans prefer adults as Presidents.

If ever there was an event that called for reflection on what was left of the New Left, it was the 1981 Brink's robbery.

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Though traditionally thought to be the most “pro-military” party, Republicans in Washington don't seem to care about struggling veterans and active duty service members. 

May 29, 2011

Warren's biggest problem isn't the Republicans. It's Obama's finance boys who don't want an outspoken consumer advocate in a powerful role.

May 27, 2011

Deciding to support Paul Ryan's Medicare-killing budget was a bad political move for Republicans. And now they're stuck.

May 26, 2011

Tea Party–backed House freshmen pocket hundreds of thousands of dollars from the same Wall Street firms they once railed against.

May 26, 2011

The clear message for Obama and Democrats is don't mess with Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. Run against Ryan's extremism and win.

May 25, 2011

New York Republicans moved to prevent certification of the winner of the hotly contested New York special election for a traditionally “safe” Republican seat.

May 24, 2011

At a testy hearing on Capitol Hill, Republicans intensifed their effort to undermine Elizabeth Warren and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

May 24, 2011

By appointing Warren during a Senate recess, Obama can name the leader best qualified to head the agency and prove he’s willing to stand up to Wall Street.

May 24, 2011

Presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty often shies away from discussing his views on abortion, but they are clearly deeply held—and very radical. 

May 24, 2011

Now that Mitch Daniels is out of the running, the DC-based defenders of budget-busting corporate giveaways have found a new candidate for the GOP nomination: Paul Ryan.

May 24, 2011