In 2008 on Hardball, Bachmann called on the media to seek out members of Congress who are “anti-American.” And Katrina vanden Heuvel talked back.
"If you look at Obama’s White House," says The Nation's Ari Berman, "it’s very much now a top-down, insider White House, following a very conventional Washington playbook. And the whole spirit of grassroots organizing and energy that really defined the Obama campaign has been largely absent."
The Nation's Chris Hayes discusses the possible effects of Tim Pawlenty's decision to forgo a third term as governor of Minnesota.
Here are five nominees for the most revolting, dishonest and remarkably sleazy campaign ads of the year.
Latinos backed Obama by a 2-to-1 margin on election day and could be the biggest force behind a longterm, center-left political realignment.
Sarah Palin launches a PR blitz to show voters all they missed by not electing her queen of America.
The story of the plumber who helped deliver Indiana to Obama.
Obama's "Southern strategy" pays off.
A grassroots push for reform can make Obama a great president.
Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel on Barack Obama's victory and the coming battle for real progressive change.