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The retired Cuban dictator has played a vital role in every U.S. presidential election for the last fifty years.

How Saul Alinsky would plan Obama's inauguration, and his government.

The independent candidate discusses Obama, healthcare, and why the heck he's running.

Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel debates Pat Buchanan on the cost of war, and why The Nation supports Barack Obama.

The Nation's Political Correspondent breaks down who these "superdelegates" really are, and what they could mean to the Clinton/Obama race.

On the eve of Super Tuesday, The Nation's DC editor explains why he thinks Barack Obama is the better choice to build a real progressive majority.

Inspired by The Nation's intrepid reporting, Stephen Colbert asks what would have been if he'd stayed on the South Carolina ballot.

Undone in South Carolina by the Bush campaign's dirty tricks in 2000, John McCain now turns to the man who smeared him.

If we don't fix the nominating process this year, it will be even worse in 2012.

"Because Washington has no urban agenda, the cities in this country are doing poorly. Unemployment is up. Faith in the economy has gone down. Crime has gone up."

Blogs

A far-right, tax-hating, regulation-strangling libertarian wins over the faithful.

March 8, 2014

Some Tea Party supporters grumble, but Christie has a strong reservoir of support at Conservative Political Action Conference outside Washington, DC.

March 6, 2014

Some of Jolly's clients won millions of dollars worth of contracts from Young after Jolly left a staff position with the representative to take up lobbying. 

March 5, 2014

For Christie 2016, New Hampshire is key primary territory. But Bridgegate dogs him there, too.

March 5, 2014

It seems that he is, but it isn’t clear that other Republicans are taking him seriously.

March 3, 2014

The Tea Party insurgents may be troublemakers, but they don’t outweigh the Republican establishment.

February 28, 2014

With Chris Christie in hot water, big donors in the GOP are turning to another Bush.

February 25, 2014

In Chicago, the New Jersey governor tries to appeal to both mainstream conservatives and the Tea Party.

February 13, 2014

A presidential commission has proposed steps to make registering and voting easier. But it does not address the crisis of exceptionally low turnout.

January 22, 2014

Obama is right to address concerns about intelligence gathering. But that's not enough to restore privacy protection.

January 17, 2014