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Imagine that George W. Bush had been allowed a third term as president, had run and had won or stolen it, and that we were all now living (and dying) through it.

A look at just a few of these fortunate folks indicates that not everybody was harmed by the Bush era.

The torture immunity lobby has a new argument--public support inoculates war criminals. With that mindset, we are likely to get these policies wrong again in the future.

The Nation's Ari Melber discusses former Bush aides' ongoing campaign to 'keep all of us distracted.'

The Nation's DC editor Christopher Hayes on Karl Rove's impending Congressional hearing.

This just in: we won the Iraq War. And for the past eight years George W. Bush kept us safe.

It's unclear how Congress and the White House will proceed on the question of bringing Bush administration officials to justice. But the momentum is building.

Obama cannot let former Bush administration officials get away with breaking the law without violating his own oath of office.

A sobering toast to the dubious achievements of the worst president in American history.

In the end, the shame of Dick Cheney was total: unmitigated by any notion of a graceful departure, let alone the slightest obligation of honest accounting.

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McConnell finds himself in another tight re-election race with his career on the line, and another crisis in Iraq.

June 19, 2014

There is a model for Dick Cheney’s belief that when it comes to being greeted as liberators, second time’s a charm.

June 18, 2014

The federal government is really bad at preserving records—and this has led to many scandals.

June 18, 2014

He once lobbied for dictators and served as trade czar for George W. Bush. What is he doing on Romney's short list for running mate?

June 25, 2012

New fundraising numbers suggest Obama can’t out-raise Romney enough to compensate for the cascade of dishonest attacks on his record coming from Karl Rove and company. 

June 7, 2012

After three years of griping about slow growth, the GOP’'s Budget Committee chair is suddenly fretting about too much growth.

February 3, 2012

Assessing the landmark education legislation on its tenth anniversary.

January 6, 2012

With his new revisionist memoir, Dick Cheney is more concerned about maintaining status within the Republican party than he is about selling books.

August 31, 2011

As Americans mark the sixth anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, the former vice president claims George Bush got things right. It's an Orwellian rewrite of history that needs to be countered, as do the rest of the false premises of Cheney's book.

August 30, 2011