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Even his core supporters get it: Someone's got to pay for this mess, and better those who got rich off the stock market theft than the rest of us.

Knocking on doors for Obama, a native son discovers how things have changed.

Peter Dreier and John Atlas explain the ACORN controversy, and explore the Republican rationale for keeping it in the news.

Ralph Nader is a man of political substance, trapped in an era of easy lies.

Incessant cries for help--and money--from people running campaigns are destroying my peace of mind.

Tell us what issue you would ask McCain to come clean about and why. You might just win a free 'Real McCain' t-shirt.

Suddenly, Obama's making a pretty good case for why Americans should once again care for one another.

A wave of progressive women candidates could help steer the next Congress in new directions on war and peace, fair trade and civil liberties.

The slumping economy has made GOP smear tactics seem petty and shrill--but they're looking forward to their next shot.

As a nation hopeful for change heads to the polls, there is reason to believe progressive voices will be heard.

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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