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Herman Cain

More than two weeks after the GOP candidate was accused of sexual harassment, Republican men still support him.

Rick Perry

God called me one night and asked me to run for president. He almost talked me into it.

Barack Obama

A Republican proposal in Pennsylvania would change the way electoral votes are counted—and the results could spell Obama's defeat in 2012.

The Chamber of Commerce and its Republican allies have launched “the Contract With America on steroids.”

Roars of applause for executions at the GOP debate, official approval of torture, barbaric prison conditions, obstruction of aid to storm victims and children in need—is our nation descending into barbarism?

Why is one of the leading Republican candidates for president trying to stop the direct election of senators?

Rick Perry

Who will save America from the grip of unions, sissies, humiliation, crisis and malaise? The Texas governor fancies he’s the cowboy for the job.

Rick Perry

In seeking to end direct election of senators, the governor is mainstreaming a far-right fantasy.

Memo to Michele Bachmann: the founding fathers were inspired by the ideals of the Enlightenment and the power of science to improve human life.

Blogs

Long-acting reversible contraceptives could revolutionize reproductive healthcare—if only politicians would get out of the way.

September 15, 2014

An ad that embraces same-sex marriage signals the change in our politics.

September 9, 2014

McConnell and his opponent respond to secret recordings—obtained by the The Nation—of McConnell speaking to a roomful of millionaires and billionaires.

August 28, 2014

A secret tape of a senator at a Koch brothers event becomes an issue in a key Senate race.

August 28, 2014

Ryan still doesn’t get that attacking Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid is political nonstarter.

August 21, 2014

At the heart of Christie’s campaign is a plan to drive a wedge between state workers and middle-class taxpayers.

August 15, 2014

A big primary win and solid poll numbers put a Democrat in serious contention against Wisconsin’s governor.

August 13, 2014

Polls show surprising support among Republicans for the New Jersey governor.

August 8, 2014

GOP voters wax nostalgic for the former Massachusetts governor, while seeming to favor the New Jersey governor in polls.

August 6, 2014