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The vile politics of the party of abstinence stepped up to suffocate Bristol Palin in its embrace.

Her appeal to a certain sector of the electorate lies in her willingness to take the law in her own hands--and use public power as a personal weapon.

Why is it a good thing for Alaskans to get a cut of exorbitant oil company profits, but not the rest of us, if we are all part of one nation?

The challenge to the peace movement is not to liberalize the empire; the task is to peacefully and steadily bring it to an end--and make democracy safe for the world.

A startling look at the GOP's reaction to the unwanted pregnancy of Sarah Palin's daughter.

A former POW who served alongside McCain, criticizes the candidate's temperament and use of their experiences for political gain.

What issues must the Democrats champion in order to win in the general election in November?

OK, God, we know James Dobson asked his followers to pray for rain on Obama in Denver last week. But this storm in New Orleans isn't what anybody had in mind.

It was a barely good week for the antiwar movement in Denver; peace voters face huge challenges in the election season ahead.

I came to the DNC as a middle-aged female Obama delegate eager to make peace with Hillary women, and I did not get off to a good start.

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With different backgrounds but matching policies, the former Minnesota governor is on Mitt’s short list for running mate. 

June 18, 2012

New Hampshire Republicans generated little enthusiasm on the campaign trail and underwhelming turnout on Tuesday.  

January 11, 2012

Hope for a stronger economy, clean energy, green jobs, and improved health and security for our nation drove youth voters to the polls in record numbers on November 4.

November 10, 2008

By 10:00 am, 565 students at the Florida A&M University at Tallahassee, Florida already voted.

November 4, 2008

By 7am, there was already a line of over 1000 students waiting to vote at Penn State University, PA.

November 4, 2008

YouTube and PBS are offering a prominent platform for citizens to police the election process on November 4.

October 21, 2008