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For years, John McCain backed legislation that decriminalized Wall Street's reckless conduct. No amount of New Deal posturing can hide that record.

Green Party VP nominee Rosa Clemente makes her case. Plus: Van Jones on how green jobs can get us out of this economic crisis.

The best-known hockey mom in the country gets booed at a game in Philadelphia's Wachovia Center. Failing candidate, failed bank, failed stunt: you can't make this stuff up.

Sarah Palin's out of her league and a dangerous choice for vice president. Don't Republican leaders have a moral obligation to speak out?

In the midst of our nation's economic meltdown, Fox News devotes an entire segment to denouncing a less-than-flattering photo of Sarah Palin.

The feisty comedian tells Keith Olbermann why young Jewish voters should convince their grandparents to back Obama in Florida.

I've got the ethics, the family values, a passport and, like the Alaska governor, am perfectly aligned with God's will.

Barack Obama poses for the cover of a 1960s soul album, while John McCain wanders the outer reaches of the stage.

This can be a transformative election. Will economic meltdown, race or regional loyalty be the trump card?

Pursuing religious voters, Republicans and Democrats overlook the importance of the constituency of nonbelievers.

Blogs

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