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Barack Obama

Just three years ago, President Obama was an unapologetic Keynesian. Now, he's jumped on the deficit hysteria bandwagon.

Dick Cheney

Behold this unctuous knave, a disgrace to his nation as few before him, yet boasting unvarnished virtue.

Antigovernment zealots and biblical literalists are driving the race for 2012's Republican presidential nomination.

It is unfathomable that yet another Texas blowhard governor has emerged as a front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination.

Barack Obama

Obama must stop searching for common ground—and start defining higher ground.

Rupert Murdoch

Politicians don't just need the billionaire media mogul's cash—they need his newspapers, magazines and TV networks, too.

Years after ALEC's Truth In Sentencing bills became the law of the land, its Prison Industries Act has quietly expanded prison labor across the country.

ALEC is a toxic alliance of corporations and state legislatures that work together to ensure that corporate interests stay at the top of legislative agendas across the country.

The Nation's John Nichols joined NPR's Fresh Air this morning to explain how ALEC has driven conservative policy for years.

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The Council of Conservative Citizens, which helped inspire Roof’s rampage, condemns the killings, but says he had “legitimate grievances.”

June 22, 2015

The anti-abortion movement claims that no one wants to see the law come down on women who end their pregnancies, but it’s already happening.

June 10, 2015

The fear-mongering senator from South Carolina is expected to announce his bid for the GOP nomination in June. 

May 19, 2015

Texas messes with the Feds.

May 8, 2015

Huckabee’s formula—very conservative on social issues but defending Social Security and opposing free trade—could upset a lot of calculations.

May 6, 2015

Conservatives say they hate identity politics, but they practice a particularly crude version of them.

May 4, 2015

The Kochs adore Walker, but there’s a problem. He polls poorly against Clinton—even in his home state.

April 21, 2015

When it counts, the newest Republican presidential candidate sides with autocrats who thwart local control, democracy and, yes, liberty.

April 7, 2015

And he wants you to put down your tallywhacker right now.

April 7, 2015

He’s just five simple steps away from being elected.

March 31, 2015