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Lukewarm endorsements and lackluster enthusiasm are making Romney's November odds look slimmer than ever.

The crushing recall loss shows that labor must find better ways to defend itself in the electoral arena.

Voters in Wisconsin bought the Tea Party line because the president and his party have not been able to provide a believable alternative.

The depressing defeat of the recall suggests that “money power” cannot be easily thwarted, even by determined “people power.”

Fifteen million young adults will gain access to health insurance through Obamacare—if it survives Supreme Court review. Will that win Obama their support?

You may have never heard of True the Vote, but the organization has major plans for upcoming elections across the country.

How can we build an effective movement against corporate personhood?

Dennis Kucinich

He was sanguine Tuesday night when I spoke with him by phone about his gerrymandered eviction from the US House of Representatives.

The candidate’s most useful supporters have been evangelicals who believe that government should be rooted in biblical law.

Blogs

Wisconsin's Scott Walker is positioning himself as the next Reagan by making union-busting a GOP sacrament. Conservatives are eating it up. But will a recall derail him?

February 11, 2012

The perennial swing state’s wealthiest finance institutions and conservative political operatives are banding together to disenfranchise millions of voters, according to a new report.

February 10, 2012

As two more aides to Scott Walker are charged in “John Doe” probe that reveals massive illegal fundraising, the anti-labor governor heads toward a recall election with a big new headache.

January 26, 2012

The Republican primary race reveals the fundamental unfairness of our economic and political system.

January 23, 2012

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says that if he fails to win reelection, the right’s anitlabor push may fall apart. 

January 20, 2012

Here are some of his Perryisms we'll miss. 

January 20, 2012

 Eric asks how about the real relevancy of the Tea Party and Reed examines the crazy 27 percent.

January 19, 2012

Not for nothing is Newt going after the “food stamp president.” There’s a battle shaping up, but who will fight it?

January 19, 2012

Turns out Romney wasn't inevitable. Santorum won Iowa. Or maybe he didn't. The caucus system has, again, produced an unreliable result. It is time to reform a broken process that warps national politics.

January 19, 2012