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How should progressives feel about Tea Party candidates edging out the GOP in the primaries?
Thrilled. The Tea Party is so radical, it means the Democrats will keep at least one house of Congress in the midterms.
Glad, but cautious. It will hurt Republican chances in the midterms, but Democrats still need to work to prevent major losses.
Apprehensive. The Tea Party resonates with a larger portion of the American electorate than most progressives think.
Indifferent. We need a stronger progressive movement that isn't always fixating on what the Right is doing.
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This weekend Rick Perry launched his campaign for President, Tim Pawlenty dropped out of the race and Rep. Michele Bachmann won the Iowa straw poll. What do these developments mean for the 2012 presidential election?
On Friday, S&P downgraded the United States bond rating for the first time in American history. How should policy makers respond to the downgrade?
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As President Obama and Congressional leaders struggle to reach a deal to raise the debt ceiling, what do you think must be included in any compromise?
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