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John Edwards is meticulously laying the groundwork to become the candidate of organized labor, insisting prosperity can expand only if unionization expands.

How can Hillary Clinton maintain her populist credentials when Mark Penn, her chief pollster and campaign strategist, also represents the interests of some of America's largest corporations?

All France was transfixed as presidential candidates conducted a passionate, freewheeling debate this week. Why are American debates so intentionally stupid?

Working For Us, a new coalition of unions and Internet activists, seeks to reform the Democratic Party from the ground up.

Resolving a disputed Congressional election in Florida is key to setting the stage for a fair nationwide election in 2008.

In Montana, grassroots campaigns elected politicians and influenced policy. The same can happen across the country.

As America embarks on the longest, most costly presidential race in history, Russ Feingold is asking Congress to apply the brakes.

Nothing personal, but Hillary Clinton is a candidate of the past.

Affordable healthcare is rapidly emerging as the top domestic policy issue in the 2008 presidential race. Candidates, got ideas?

Thank you, Ann Coulter, for reviving the principled but media-neglected presidential candidacy of John Edwards.

Blogs

The right to vote is under the most sustained attack since King marched from Selma to Montgomery.

January 16, 2015

Eric Alterman on Jazz at Lincoln Center and Reed Richardson's tips for navigating the upcoming 2016 election.

January 12, 2015

Ferguson teaches us that in elections for local law-enforcement posts the most fundamental choices are made.

November 26, 2014

In red and blue regions, north and south, urban and rural, calls for a constitutional amendent to overturn Citizens United won huge.

November 13, 2014

Electoral politics is but one tool the grassroots must use to create change.

November 10, 2014

The number of voters impacted by new voting restrictions exceeded the margin of victory in close races in North Carolina, Kansas, Virginia and Florida.

November 6, 2014

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

November 5, 2014

California’s voters defied national trends.

November 5, 2014

Yes, the fight for control of the Senate matters. But so do the gubernatorial races.

November 4, 2014

Eric on this week’s concerts and Reed on how local TV stations boost their bottom lines with a deluge of election ads.

November 3, 2014