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To counter Bush, the Democrats must present a different version of a safe world.

The Republican drive represents a power grab unprecedented in scale and timing.

To declare oneself an unapologetic liberal in mainstream political debate these days is to invite abuse.

In a 5-to-4 decision as we went to press, the Supreme Court upheld nearly all the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act's provisions.

In 2002, Republicans on a House Judiciary subcommittee trained their sights on an unlikely target: conservative Judge James Rosenbaum, Chief Judge of the US District Court for the Minnesota Distr

Al Gore endorsed Howard Dean for President for the same reason that so many other Democrats have: He wanted to be where the action is in his party.

If a presidential candidate is truly the Real Deal, does he have to repeatedly pronounce himself the Real Deal?

A new ad questioning the patriotism of Democratic candidates is shameless.

The general and his troops go after the Big Win.

Click here for info on Greider's The Soul of Capitalism, just published by Simon & Schuster.

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April 21, 2015

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson’s 10,000-word excoriation of Dr. Cornel West is highly personal. But there is a political fight thrumming beneath the surface.

April 20, 2015

One of the nation’s leading advocates for voting rights, fair elections, and amending corporate cash out of politics wants to shake up the House.

April 20, 2015

Today, the environment is a controversial issue divided along partisan lines—but it wasn't always that way.

April 20, 2015

This is the time to break with Obama, and her own past, by siding with labor, environmentalists, human rights activists.

April 17, 2015

Doug Hughes is not a dangerous fruitcake. In fact, he is a small-d democratic idealist who went out of his way to alert the authorities in advance of his so-called “Freedom Flight.”

April 17, 2015

After 150 years, it is time for the last Reconstruction Amendment.

April 16, 2015

The Senate's proprosal to replace the failed law would shift the public education battleground more fully to the states.

April 16, 2015

Members of the Senate Finance Committee found themselves in a fast-track hearing without knowing it.

April 16, 2015

She just provided a blueprint for how Democrats should attack continued financial reform.

April 16, 2015