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The GOP called a special session to debate a rebranding resolution... for the Democratic Party.

The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel outlines the values Republicans should embrace to return from the wilderness.

Leaders of the Republican Party recognize mistakes and eat local ethnic food in casual attire--it's like they're just like us.

The former HUD Secretary imagined a radical Republican Party that reached out to all Americans with ideas. Too bad it didn't come to pass.

It's time for the GOP to end this charade.

Maddow and Ana Marie Cox marvel at conservatives' lack of self-awareness or acquaintance with an urban dictionary.

The Nation's DC editor Christopher Hayes discusses the
Republican's reckless abuse of the Senate confirmation process.

The Democratic Party found its voice in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. It owes the people of New Orleans a real recovery.

Is their really an ideological divide in the GOP? Our media roundtable looks at the best and worst reporting of the past week with Arun Gupta, Gloria Feldt and others.

Michael Steele's getting funky, frantically remixing the GOP message, in hopes of reaching new generation of conservative voters. Is anybody listening?


Jeb Bush’s "growth agenda" is not actually going to create growth.

March 3, 2015

Why did Democrats wait until now to make a sharp left economic turn?

January 15, 2015

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