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How conservatives have turned a sense of exclusion into a powerful philosophy of self-styled truancy.

Why do conservatives continue to feel oppressed by the "liberal elite"?

A not-too-fond remembrance of "Squire Willie,"
patron saint of post-World War II American conservatism.

The new evangelicals are rejecting the religious right and embracing a broader social gospel.

The so-called "new atheists" may be as extreme as Christian fundamentalists, if not more.

Thanks to a cowed media, scaremongering is the only remaining area of conservative competence.

With talk of a possible VP slot and a dedicated core of supporters, the former Arkansas governor's popularity shows the Christian right's not done yet.

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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