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Far more important than the Foley affair is the Bush Administration and the GOP have molested Lady Liberty while pretending to guard our national security.

Will Democrats lose 50,000 votes every time the price of gasoline drops?
If so, don't blame the GOP (they don't have that much power). Blame instead
the greed of US consumers.

The only thing compromised in the Senate's catastrophic "compromise" of the enemy combatants bill is the rule of law and our democracy's basic principles.

NARAL ProChoice America wants its sisters in Connecticut to support Joe Lieberman. Are they out of their minds?

A winning economic strategy for Democrats: Push for realistic policies to relieve workers' frustrations, rebuild their damaged confidence and improve lifetime security.

The road to the Democrats' renewal runs through Ohio, and
Sherrod Brown is on it, looking for the towns his party forgot and the
voters who got away.

Anyone looking for a signal from the primaries that Democrats will be a clear antiwar party didn't get it.

Virginia Senator George Allen claimed it was a "mistake" when he called
an employee of his Democratic foe a racist name. But the leader of
America's top racist group explains Allen's long and cozy history with
white supremacists.

Democrats must transcend all their intraparty squabbles over the war in Iraq and focus on the obligation of politicians to be honest with the public.

As the Democratic Party embraces Ned Lamont, it must also embrace
his antiwar message: It proved a winning strategy for Connecticut, and
will be for the midterm elections.

Blogs

Katrina vanden Heuvel appears on Morning Joe to discuss how Washington’s recent policy polls reflect American sentiments on the government’s role in leading the country in the wrong direction.

August 6, 2014

Progressives need a counterweight to the ALEC, one built and operated with progressive values in mind. And soon, we might have one.

July 29, 2014

Talking about opportunity alone fails to address the unfairness of the current system.

July 7, 2014

Yes, the far right performed well in Europe’s elections. But wherever voters had a clear choice between economic democracy and right-wing xenophobia, they went left.

June 9, 2014

The neverending story of a nonexistent conspiracy.

April 3, 2014

The move to protect Social Security is a huge victory for liberals inside and outside of Congress. 

February 20, 2014

Despite some stutter steps backward, the relationship between business and the modern right has always advanced in the exact same basic direction: toward romance.

November 12, 2013

The Tea Party may be plummeting in public esteem, but it is taking government down with it.

October 15, 2013

The governor’s attack on “cross-endorsements” is really a ploy to ban the pesky third party that stands up to corporate interests.

April 24, 2013

The party has always harbored conservatives and sell-outs to big business and pro-austerity boosters. The point is not to deny them, but to beat them.

March 18, 2013