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Rosa DeLauro, the savvy Connecticut Congresswoman whom Democratic leaders and the Kerry for President campaign put in charge of drafting the party's 2004 platform, says, "It reflects John Kerry.
As Democrats prepare for their convention in Boston, they should ponder the city's catalytic role in American history.
This essay, from the July 17, 1948, issue of The Nation, is a special selection from The Nation Digital Archive. If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published on the Democratic Party, click here for information on how to acquire individual access to the Archive--an electronic database of every Nation article since 1865.
The panel says there was no immediate threat from Iraq.
A Dud of a Debate
Never let it be said that John Kerry rushes to judgement.
This April, in the case of Vieth v. Jubelirer, the Supreme Court came close to burying any hope of curing one of the worst diseases in our ailing democracy--the partisan gerrymander.
The wacko right has mostly just disdain
For Schwarzenegger, Rudy and McCain.
But they'll be featured at the prime-time mike
As just the sort of folks swing voters like.
The striking distinction between the Green Party's national gathering in late June and the Democratic and Republican national conventions, which will come later this summer, was the element of su
Yet even in face of the 9/11 commission's rebuke, the White House keeps dissembling on Al Qaeda links