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Click here for info on Bruce Shapiro's Shaking the Foundations: 200 Years of Investigative Journalism in America, recently released by Nation Books.

Don't forget about David Corn's new book, The
Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of
Deception
(Crown Publishers). For more information and a sample, check out the book's website: www.bushlies.com

Everything about Howard Dean's "Iowa Perfect Storm" strategy seemed to go perfectly, right up to the point at which Iowans actually started voting in the first-in-the-nation caucuses that began t

George W. Bush's State of the Union speech clearly signaled that he plans to run as a wartime, prosperity candidate.

By the end of June last year, I had met all the Democratic candidates for President.

The day after Democrats begin the process of selecting George W.

Iowa and New Hampshire are important, but it takes 2,162 delegates to win.

Blogs

As right-wingers highlight GOP presidential prospects in New Hampshire, the independent senator draws a packed house and standing ovations for the progressive alternative.

April 11, 2014

She's teaching her party how to take the events of a moment and weave them into a narrative that addresses the fundamental challenges facing the country.

April 8, 2014

Vermont independent wants to talk to progressives about a 2016 run, about whether to do so as a Democrat. “If I run,” he says, “my job…is to build the kind of coalition that can win—that can transform politics.”

March 6, 2014

Fallout from release of emails of convicted aides damages Wisconsin governor’s presidential prospects.

February 19, 2014

If Republicans want to be more appealing, they should return to their roots as a party that put “the man (and woman) before the dollar.”

February 18, 2014

Talking up Pope Francis and unions, the veep lays down his marker.

February 10, 2014

Now that a key player in New Jersey’s bridge scandal is challenging the governor's defenses, Christie is in for a long hard ride at home—not a  presidential campaign.

January 31, 2014

Revelations about how his aides and allies played retribution politics reinforce concerns about the Republican governor's presidential prospects.

January 8, 2014

Despite all the spin about his “reform-minded” independence, the 2016 contender is a entirely predictable political careerist.

November 26, 2013

The independent senator is a reluctant prospect. But he says the times demand a progressive alternative to politics as usual.

November 19, 2013