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If their struggle is like the civil rights
movement, why do Christian-rightists like Tony Perkins have so
many racist friends?

Conservative activists want to eliminate unsympathetic
judges--by any means necessary.

The Terri Schiavo case goes to the heart of political choices confronting the country.

Meet Jesse Lee Peterson, who says what the right would like to, but can't.

No flaying below the belt: That's the guiding principle behind the kinder, gentler version of Mel Gibson's biblical blood fest, which has hit the cineplex in time for the Easter season.

The right takes aim at the ivory tower--brandishing a new legislative agenda.

The neocon think tank's recent call for an increase in troop strength is myopic.

When it comes to left and right, meaning the contrapuntal voices of sanity and dementia, we're meant to keep two sets of books.

Blogs

Desperate to fend off Rick Santorum’s challenge from the right, Mitt released a plan to increase the deficit. 

February 24, 2012

Think the GOP field is bad? Just imagine how much worse it would be without the debates. 

February 23, 2012

Why is the Republican party resorting to hypocritical attempts to dictate American values?

February 23, 2012

At the CNN Republican debate in Arizona, candidates vied to be the most stridently opposed to contraception, even for rape victims. 

February 23, 2012

If Romney loses Michigan and Arizona, it's the beginning of the end of his candidacy.

February 22, 2012

Austerians won the day in Europe—and now the people are paying the price. 

February 21, 2012

Ari Berman and Ari Melber on Southern states’ redistricting maps—what critics call “gerrymandering at its worst”—and the future of US democracy.

February 21, 2012

Recent commentary demonstrates why Rick Santorum’s backward sexual politics are so appealing to Republicans.

February 20, 2012

The independent groups Koch funds aren’t supposed to coordinate their help for candidates.

February 20, 2012

Republicans are still dreaming about a new presidential candidate. It’s time to move on. 

February 20, 2012