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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.

Blogs

There are good reasons to slow down the VA “accountability” act. 

May 23, 2014

Watch John Nichols at the Kansas City Library as he talks about his book Dollarocracy.

May 22, 2014

And the Democrats’ chances in 2014 shrink further.

May 21, 2014

The establishment candidates beat the wingnuts by showing up at the same party, but in better suits.

May 21, 2014

The Kentucky Senate race figures to be among the most expensive in the country, and that's likely to become an issue itself in the race. 

May 21, 2014

The Republican leadership is poised once again to back away from immigration reform, rather than take on the far right.

May 20, 2014

In case after case, the Court is expanding the power of corporations and the very wealthy while making it harder for ordinary citizens to fight back.

May 20, 2014

Without fresh 2016 presidential candidates, Republicans will direct all their energies to tearing down Hillary Clinton.

May 20, 2014

Susana Martinez vs. Julian Castro for vice president? Maybe.

May 19, 2014

Why a forty-year-old plan for universal same-day registration makes more sense now than when reformers promoted it in the 1970s.

May 16, 2014