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With Republicans in full control in Washington, next year's prospects
are grim.

CORRECTION: John Eder of Maine, a Green, won state, not national, office.

The talk of war has done its job.
Rove's hopes were far exceeded.
So maybe, with the voting done,
The war itself's not needed.

Well, the elephant is out of the barn now. Congress is lost and whither
Congress, so will go the courts.

Let's take back the Democratic Party and do all we can to beat Bush in 2004.

The Republican wave that swept the country seemed to crash and recede
right at the California border, but only barely.

Right-wing foundation seeks eligible young women for meaningful,
long-term relationship.

The President, let's understand, won a historic victory by committing
politics--shrewd, aggressive, old-fashioned, take-no-prisoners
politics--while the opposition party did the opposite.

Blogs

In the face of a changing climate and a constrained domestic budget, the lunacy of fossil fuel subsidies is hard to overstate.

April 15, 2014

It seems to have gone off the map entirely. 

April 15, 2014

But the Tea Party’s insurgents, already failing in 2014, aren’t likely to get traction in 2016.

April 14, 2014

Democrats are embracing the cause of voting rights. Why aren't Republicans?

April 14, 2014

If the New Jersey governor can’t handle a comedian, how can he run the country?

April 11, 2014

As right-wingers highlight GOP presidential prospects in New Hampshire, the independent senator draws a packed house and standing ovations for the progressive alternative.

April 11, 2014

Two prominent health groups are demanding that the State Department find out.

April 11, 2014

The struggle for fair pay isn’t captured in wage statistics; it’s part of a struggle against the asymmetry of knowledge that divides management and labor.

April 11, 2014

Conservatives see the selection of Colbert as the next host of The Late Show as proof of liberal media bias. 

April 11, 2014

A small group of skeptics says rising global temperatures will have a net positive effect on the world. 

April 10, 2014