Lyndon Johnson launched the War on Poverty in his State of the Union Message exactly forty years ago.
At key moments, he's displayed guts and taken tough, sometimes lonely, positions.
Eric Alterman and Mark Green would like to thank Jenny Stepp for her research on this article.
Thursday, February 5
Paul Wellstone would have loved the turn the race for the Democratic presidential nomination has taken.
Percy Daley has seen a lot of politics in his eighty years, but he never saw anything like the crowd that showed up at the Belfast, Maine, city hall when Democrats gathered for their presidential
The Bush Administration's apparent motto: "Leave no defense contractor behind."
George W. Bush's budget is a true lie.
How far can George W. Bush and his White House team go? On the two biggest issues facing them--the war and the budget--there is no end to their disregard for the truth.
The White House is trying to radically restructure the federal government's revenue-raising activities.