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The Democratic muddle continues in post-election hangover. The
corporate wing of the party, the Democratic Leadership Council, once
more urges the party to move even further to the right.

Voters felt devalued and heard no message, so many of them stayed home.

Raise a Glass to the Stay-at-Home Voter?

How dismal was election night 2002?

"Debacle 2002" is already in reruns but has been replaced by a new
dramatic series called "Zero 4," which chronicles some familiar
characters and a few new faces running for President.

With Republicans in full control in Washington, next year's prospects
are grim.

In defeat, Democrats have convened their perennial circular firing
squad, issuing salvos of what Groucho Marx used to call
departee--what they should have said.

Nancy Pelosi, a Democratic leader who knows how to fight and what to fight for.

(With apologies, once again, to Stephen Sondheim and his demon barber)

Trading in their books for buckets, welfare recipients learn
"responsibility."

As Congress squabbles over how and whether to revamp the welfare law,
one thing is clear: The Bush Administration has marriage on the mind.
The Administration has already promised to make marri

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December 18, 2014

A review of the Obama administration's deportation practices reveals flagrant disregard for the law, and even human life.

December 17, 2014

The history of US-Cuban relations in the last fifty-five years is the history of the loss of American prestige.

December 17, 2014

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December 15, 2014

Alexander Cockburn, Jonathan Schell and others on “the habit of torture,” baked into society itself.

December 15, 2014

Out of the Senate debate over another sellout to the big banks comes the clarion call for a new populist politics.

December 14, 2014

The congressional showdown has given us an exciting glimpse of what the future might look like if they lead the way for a liberal insurgency.

December 12, 2014

Yoo’s “torture memo“ was part of a Bush administration conspiracy to violate the federal torture act.

December 12, 2014

Congress’s spending bill overrides Washington’s vote to legalize marijuana and thwarts the will of the people.

December 11, 2014

What the CIA found out about its torture program is much different than what officials have said publicly.

December 10, 2014