The Republicans' "Pledge to America" demands dramatic cuts to the federal budget, cuts that can only come from one place: Social Security.
After Sarah Palin declared that the "Mama Grizzlies" were taking over the Republican party, the media reacted as if Republican women were an undiscovered species. Is there really anything new about this year's crop of conservative female candidates?
In a test case for Democrats, the fiery Florida populist takes on a stiff challenge from the right.
Democratic candidates can't just campaign by fear-mongering on the Tea Party. A populist message that emphasizes job creation will speak to Dems and independents who put Obama in the White House.
The scariest Republicans are not necessarily tea-stained—and other lessons to keep in mind as Election 2010 roars in.
The Tea Party favorite is in a race to stitch together a statewide Republican coalition.
In this fall's South Carolina Senate contest, Democrats should vote for the Green Party candidate.
If Harry Reid loses this fall, he's just getting what he deserves.
Goldman Sachs has agreed not to take advantage of Citizens United to spend corporate money in elections. Will other companies follow suit?
When politics is driven by the need to turn out your base and policy is dominated by the desire to cater to that base, our baser instincts come to the fore.