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Election 2014 Debates

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The waning political power of the Bush Administration
poses a huge opportunity for Democrats to revitalize the party and
challenge the President's flawed vision of hurricane recovery and
continuing involvement in Iraq.

If everything goes according to plan, a voting bloc as influential as the religious right, but progressive, could be established.

David Sirota calls progressives to action with a plan for a grassroots movement that unites fragmented factions.

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has been
monitoring elections in emerging democracies ever since the fall of the
Berlin wall, but now it has done something different a

In December the leaders of the Democratic Leadership Council, Al From and Bruce Reed, published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal about what the Democrats had to do to attract heartland

At the close of 2004, progressives can be forgiven for feeling they've found themselves in a particularly bleak midwinter.

Politics doesn't grant any long mourning periods. Democrats have to shake off the postelection blues--now--and begin agitating among themselves to create a very different party.

After too many years of watching the Democratic Party and its national candidates lose the crucial ground games of American politics, organized labor, activist groups and wealthy progressives int

The West is not nearly as "red" as the red/blue maps and pundits would suggest.

Blogs

Washington can’t quite understand a South Dakota Democrat’s energetic, anti-big money Senate campaign.

March 26, 2014

A Tea Party darling with strong ties to the GOP establishment finds himself tied in his re-election bid.

March 14, 2014

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