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Led by Obama, Democrats are making a bid for evangelical voters. Lost cause or holy grail?

By approving the bailout, Congress sealed our political fate more firmly than any presidential election.

Are you worried about the election? Do you write haiku? People for the American Way and The Nation invite your entries the McPalin Haiku Hysteria competition.

During the second presidential debate, McCain and Obama show their stark differences on the issue of healthcare.

Thinking of casting a symbolic vote for Nader or some other third-party progressive? Think again.

Polititians routinely manipulate Americans' fixation with sports. But Sarah Palin plays an extreme--and disingenuous--version of the game.

A new video compilation showing the striking similarity in debate rhetoric between George W. Bush in 2000 and Sarah Palin in 2008.

Remember The Rules, that mean-girl guide to being the object of male desire? That's Sarah Palin. Not that it will do the GOP much good.

Framing the financial crisis as a verdict on free-market fantasies, Obama can win with a mandate to end the war and build a better economy from the bottom up.

Bill Clinton thinks the vice presidency will be more important than ever in the next four years--and his bet's on Joe Biden


Obama's barb worked because it had the ring of truth.

April 27, 2015

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