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Are the Democrats cooked for 2010? Will the GOP continue it's rightward drift? Richard Kim and John Nichols explain, aboard the 2010 Nation Cruise.

What happened to "hope" and "change"? Melber says Obama's campaign promises may not be dead yet.

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.

Blogs

Your Thursday, September 30 guide to the most important hits and misses throughout politics and the media, plus some humor and a daily music pick.

September 30, 2010

Your guide to the most important politics and media hits and misses for Wednesday, September 29, plus some humor, and a music video of the day.

September 29, 2010

In an exlusive video on TheNation.com, Ari Berman premieres the trailer for his new book, Herding Donkeys: The Fight to Rebuild the Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics.

September 27, 2010

A collection of media and politics hits/misses from a wide variety of sources for Monday, September 27, plus fun videos and a music pick.

September 27, 2010

Either the House Republicans' "Pledge to America" is an outline for massive new debts and deficits or it is a roadmap to the privatization of Social Secuity, Medicare and Medicaid.

September 24, 2010

Why the media—and probably more voters than we like to think—find her bewitching.

September 20, 2010

Newt Gingrich, the current conservative "reality" and the mail.

September 17, 2010

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.

September 17, 2010

Today's collection of media and politics hits and misses from a variety of sources, plus fun videos and music.

September 16, 2010

Should Democrats spend more time talking about masturbation?

September 15, 2010