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The Nation's Chris Hayes joins guest host Howard Dean for a discussion on the increasingly volatile right-wing fringe group which seems to be gaining traction in the GOP.

The Nation's Chris Hayes explores instances of GOP doublespeak when it comes to government spending in their home states.

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 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

Undermining nuclear negotiations was just a joke!

March 17, 2015

It's official: the Republican establishment in Washington has completely delegated its policy on Iran and Israel to its most hardline factions.

March 12, 2015