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Elizabeth Warren

Meet ‘the Elizabeth Warren Wing of the Democratic Party’

A new crop of progressive populists is winning primaries across the nation and challenging Clintonian orthodoxy.

by John Nichols

The way to keep families together is to keep tearing them apart? Please.
Posted Sep 10 2014 - 2:08pm
For years, Muslim New Yorkers have been spied on, not heard; now they’re finding their political voice.
Posted Sep 9 2014 - 7:30pm
A host of new groups are reviving the grassroots fight for racial equality.
Posted Aug 27 2014 - 6:17pm

News and Features

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.

Andrew Cuomo’s challenger for Governor of New York State didn’t beat him in the primary, but she did prove that no candidate is invincible.