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IRS building

It’s absurd to expect agency auditors to sort out confusing, outdated campaign finance laws and regulations.

Chris Christie

The governor needs to peddle a moderate image to win re-election in New Jersey, but on everything from reproductive rights to the environment to austerity, he’s very conservative.

Lemoore, California

Without its lifeline, a stream of federal aid, Lemoore is in crisis mode—and residents of all political stripes are united in outrage.

GOP-Fox Circus Act

Post Election Day, is the network's huge audience tuning out?

Occupy the DOE march

The growing movement against education reform is challenging a well-messaged behemoth funded by billionaires and sanctioned by both political parties.

Katrina vanden Heuvel on the battle for paid sick days, Elana Leopold on the fight against Pam Geller's Islamaphobic ads, Sarah Woolf on the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, the editors congratulate Katha for her National Magazine Award nomination

Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins pulled off a huge upset in a state legislative race by showing that he cared.

survivalism

Prophecies of government tyranny, financial meltdown and violent anarchy featured on Doomsday Preppers are being absorbed into contemporary conservatism.

Obama in Israel

We continue to obsess about Iran's fantasy weapons, but pay remarkably little attention to the existing nuclear weapons in the region—Israel's.

So long as austerity-mongers have their way, "democracy" is just a buzzword.

Blogs

A proposal to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit will test Republicans' professed support for the program. 

March 26, 2014

Washington can’t quite understand a South Dakota Democrat’s energetic, anti-big money Senate campaign.

March 26, 2014

They're using the Ukraine crisis to push for expedited approval of US natural gas exports.

March 25, 2014

The billionaire casino magnate is wondering on whom to place his bets.

March 25, 2014

A little pressure on the governor from the left is just what the mayor needs.

March 25, 2014

The CIA and NSA routinely ignore the Constitution, yet want the Justice Department to protect them from an over-reaching Congress.

March 24, 2014

Fourty-seven town meetings tell legislators and Congress it's time for a money-out-of-politics amendment.

March 24, 2014

They don’t like what Obama is doing, but they want him to do more of it.

March 21, 2014

And they're raking in a lot of money regardless of how well their funds perform, Fang says on All In with Chris Hayes.

March 20, 2014

The poll numbers don’t matter, but the limited narrative they reflect does.

March 20, 2014