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Can Lisa Murkowski's write-in campaign in Alaska serve as an example of how to mobilize voters in the twenty-first century?

Howard Dean joins Ari Berman to discuss Berman's new book and to examine how Democrats can amp up their base in the face of lagging enthusiasm and continuing partisan attacks.

Russ Feingold has been one of the few consistently progressive Senators in Washington, so it's no surprise that he's now a prime target for conservatives.

The GOP "Pledge to America" may lack substance, but it cannot be ignored.

At the California governor's debate, Democrat Jerry Brown redeemed his flagging campaign by making a clear and convincing case for his candidacy.

The tragic irony of this political moment: the people with the most faith in Obama are the hardest hit by the economic disaster, and this brute fact is driving the enthusiasm gap.

Five Republican Senate nominees recently announced that they do not support a woman's right to an abortion even in the case of rape or incest.

Why the party needs to have a plan, keep it simple—and do something for the base.

One year later, the blockbuster Game Change can be read as much for how little election narratives explain about history as for the story of the 2008 campaign.

Melissa Harris-Lacewell talks about the key losses for the Tea Party in the Michigan and Missouri primaries.

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Solid progressive Senators like Russ Feingold, the sole Senate vote against the Patriot Act, are feeling the lash this election cycle because of misplaced anger from the Tea Partyers and Republicans decrying "big government" while enjoying cash from big business.

September 8, 2010

She's supposed to know something about technology. But millionaire Senate candidate Carly Fiorina seems to be most interested in subdividing the net so that her pals can make money.

September 2, 2010

Could the Democrat who didn't stand a chance beat Palin's protege? A new poll says "yes."

August 30, 2010

Democratic primary voters in Florida rejected "meltdown mogul" Jeff Greene.

August 25, 2010

The former president has done yeoman's work for Democrat Kendrick Meek, who now looks likely to beat his billionaire primary foe.

August 24, 2010

Parties of the right have moderate players—even leaders—in other countries. But not the US, where the proud tradition of moderate Republicanism is pretty much dead.

August 21, 2010

The Nation's Ari Melber and Andrew Langer of the Institute for Liberty debate the reason the Tea Party lost to the GOP in three primaries this week.

August 6, 2010

Melissa Harris-Lacewell talks about the key losses for the Tea Party in the Michigan and Missouri primaries.

August 5, 2010

Palin's influence on the Republican primaries of 2010 suggests that she is the most influential player in the GOP and perhaps the party's best-positioned 2012 contender. Just look what she did in Georgia.

July 21, 2010

National Organization for Women says it is time for the Louisiana senator—a patron of prostitutes and employer of an abusive aide—to go.

July 6, 2010