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Mitch McConnell

How Mitch McConnell Is Bending Every Last Campaign Finance Rule

Voters in fifteen states—many with tight races—will face new restrictions at the polling booth for the first time in November.

by Lee Fang

The Republican wrecking crew would hurt workers, women, minorities and the environment.
Posted Oct 22 2014 - 1:38pm
The Democratic Senate candidate's prairie populism has made him competitive in this red state.
Posted Oct 22 2014 - 1:29pm
The Newtown tragedy was supposed to change everything about gun politics. Why it didn’t—and how reformers might still win.
Posted Sep 16 2014 - 5:33pm

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Hobby Lobby Protest

The law, passed in 1993 with near-unanimous support, has become an excuse for bigotry, superstition and sectarianism.

Kiev’s siege of the Donbass, supported by the Obama administration, is escalating an already perilous crisis. 

Both Republicans and Democrats want to solve economic insecurity by giving people more purchasing power. There’s a better solution.

Mike Rounds

Documents obtained by The Nation show former Governor Mike Rounds’s campaign manager may have improperly awarded state economic incentives to firms in which he and the candidate held investments.