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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.

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With Springsteen at his side, Obama ended his last campaign with a promise that “no matter how bad the storm is, we recover together.”

November 6, 2012

A campaign finance scandal in California, relating to $11 million laundered into the election from out of state, could grow into the biggest dark money story of the year. 

November 5, 2012

The final numbers are on the president's side.

November 5, 2012

Despite the best efforts of Republican lawmakers in swing states, Obama’s huge lead in early voting may guarantee him a victory. 

November 5, 2012

The presidential campaigns have different voter targets and different approaches for turning them out.

November 5, 2012

Obama could win the swing state, thanks to the thousands of early voters that withstood long lines, GOP pressure and poor weather to cast their ballot this weekend. 

November 5, 2012

Women will head to the polls tomorrow strongly in favor of government spending and protections.

November 5, 2012

Even the recent series of voting rights victories hasn't dissuaded final GOP attempts to keep people from the polls. 

November 5, 2012

A Tampa group has filed dozens of last-minute voter challenges, in a troubling indication of ramped up suppression efforts. Meanwhile, as record turnout forced long lines, poll watchers have cried foul over bottled water.

November 5, 2012

The “Third Party Presidential Debate” demonstrates the foolishness of their reasons for running. 

November 5, 2012