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Nation contributor Melissa Harris-Lacewell weighs in on the troubling trajectory of right-wing race-based attacks on Obama.

Despite the overwhelming evidence, right-wingers insist Obama is not a US citizen, spreading rumors on television and the Internet.

The rise and precipitous fall of the adulterous, anti-stimulus governor of South Carolina.

The Nation's editor and publisher, Katrina vanden Heuvel, explores the ways in which Republicans are becoming the 'party of no.'

Progressives looking for a team to back in the NBA Finals should steer clear of the Orlando Magic, since their owner, Dick DeVos, is a powerful right-wing zealot.

The Nation's Chris Hayes explores just how serious Republicans in the South are about secession.

The Nation's Chris Hayes weighs in on the so-called tea party 'movement' and its colossal failure in the eyes of its creator.

Atlantic blogger Ross Douthat joins the New York Times's op-ed lineup. Depressing.

The Nation's Chris Hayes crowns Congresswoman Michele Bachmann the Demi Glas of Wingnuttia for her ignorant attack on the stimulus plan.

Does the author of They Knew They Were Right really think he has done nothing wrong?


The short answer: Pretty badly, but it could have been worse.

November 5, 2014

Last night was not much more than a flailing, inchoate protest vote against the status quo.

November 5, 2014

Hiding in the shadow of the Kochs, a group of fellow travelers aim to roll back labor and environmental regulations while also profiting from ventures that target low-income communities.

November 3, 2014

Conservative dark money spends big to tell young voters in battleground states about pro-pot, anti-war “progressive” third-party candidates.

November 2, 2014

The Senate minority leader also didn’t rule out trying privatization again in the future.

October 24, 2014

Be afraid, be very afraid.

October 21, 2014

Yes, they’re the “premier princes of dark money,” but the governor’s cool with that.

October 8, 2014

Calls for the pill to be available without a prescription are just naked attempts to woo female voters and mask opposition to the Obamacare birth control mandate.

October 2, 2014