Voters drawn to Barack Obama are often criticized as naive. But appeals to our collective hope for a more decent society are core to the American experience.
All of us, of whatever race, want a fresh start. That's what "change" means right now: Get us out of here!
The depth and substance of Obama's youth phenomenon has yet to be tested.
While Obama was winning over Virginians he was not supposed to have a prayer with, McCain was losing some voters he must have.
He offers the best chance to redefine the center of American politics and forge a new progressive majority.
Here's why Obama is the left's best chance to take back the country.
Ted Kennedy's endorsement of Barack Obama sheds some needed light on Hillary's hawkishness and the real differences between the candidates.
With a veritable Mount Rushmore of Kennedy faces arrayed behind him, Barack Obama received powerful symbolic and political support from the icons of the liberal establishment.
The movement he's inspired holds the promise of a new cycle of activism, reform and fresh thinking. So I will support him through the inevitable storms ahead.
Before we can talk sensibly about transcending difference, we must first transform the conditions that give these differences meaning.