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.
The overwhelming number of Supreme Court cases cited by Justice Anthony Kennedy in his decision were intended to protect the unique First Amendment rights of media outlets, not all corporations.
Populist challenger Andrew Romanoff would ordinarily be expected to win Colorado's US Senate Democratic primary. But incumbent Michael Bennet is backed by an overflowing campaign war chest—and an endorsement by Barack Obama.
Is Sarah Palin's video a preview for a possible campaign in 2012? Nation correspondent Ari Melber explains why she hasn't crossed over into social media organizing just yet.
The campaign for control of Congress is dominating the Washington landscape.
Nation Washington Editor Christopher Hayes tells Rachel Maddow that jumping on the GOP's conflicted messages about BP's liability for the Gulf spill is a way for Democrats to "cleve" the Republican party.