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Several former lobbyists and executives are working crucial staff positions in the new Congress.

A multimedia timeline presenting the history of the struggle for racial justice, from 1865 to 1919.

The Bush Machine plays for keeps—and this time, they hauled out the heavy artillery to shoot down Romney.

Nelson Rockefeller eats a quick meal during a hunting trip, 1934.

Why the line from Barry Goldwater to Ted Cruz runs over Nelson Rockefeller.

President Obama

Obama’s foreign policy may be lackluster—but at least it’s better than Bush’s “visionary” drive towards world dominion.

The Capitol in Washington

No matter who wins the presidency, we can count on the re-election of two words: “more war.”

It’s time to start enforcing Section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment.

Democrats face significant obstacles in the fight to strengthen voting rights.

Blogs

With less than 24 hours to act on surveillance reform, things in the Senate have gotten dramatic. 

May 20, 2015

The fear-mongering senator from South Carolina is expected to announce his bid for the GOP nomination in June. 

May 19, 2015

A Robin Hood Tax on financial transactions could make higher education available for all.

May 19, 2015

For many 2016 GOP hopefuls, when it comes to Iraq, time does not equal wisdom. 

May 19, 2015

A conversation with the Roosevelt Institute’s Mike Konczal.

May 14, 2015

If he really believed in “the right to be left alone,” he’d fight for women to have as much control over their bodies as their phone records.

May 12, 2015

The clear presence of a populist reform agenda might be the biggest surprise of the 2016 election season thus far.

May 12, 2015

Texas messes with the Feds.

May 8, 2015

What Americans can learn from Alberta’s vote to tax corporations, fund services and get serious about climate change.

May 7, 2015

Her remarks ticked off a checklist of things activists have been fighting for, suggesting that she’s heard warnings that Latino support for Democrats cannot be taken for granted.

May 6, 2015