Predictable Democratic losses in November aren't what we should fear. The real danger is in a political environment unable to build even the most tenuous bridges across partisan divides.
In a test case for Democrats, the fiery Florida populist takes on a stiff challenge from the right.
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.
Stuart Klawans on radical filmmaker Leo Hurwitz; John Nichols on the primary fight for Blanche Lincoln's Senate seat.
Routinely ridiculed as a political eccentric, Kucinich is a braver progressive than most. As he fights for his political life, he deserves our support.
Maryland progressive activist Donna Edwards upset veteran Congressman Al
Wynn in a Democratic "fight for the soul of the party" primary,
confirming that sentiment for change extends well beyond
With the Congressional race under way, the essential question is: will the Democrats be more progressive post-Bush?
Minnesota Senate candidate Al Franken has won wide support among voters--and conservatives are getting scared.