In South Dakota, prochoicers are fighting back with a bipartisan
initiative challenging the abortion ban and a grassroots effort
that has put progressive Native American women on the ballot.
It's hard to tell whether the US is conducting a war against terror or
against Native Hawaiians, as the military uses parts of the Waianae
coast as a live-fire training ground.
John Tester's populist politics and country style make him the perfect
candidate to unseat Senator Conrad Burns. Next step is for the progressive
Montana farmer to win the June 6 primary.
The limp grassroots response to Democratic gubernatorial
candidates reveals that the plummeting popularity of one party doesn't
automatically translate into support for the other.
Before the South Dakota legislature passed landmark legislation banning
abortion, it commissioned an objective study of the issue. The result,
a flawed and one-sided report, could fuel the fight to challenge the
law in court.
Falsehoods, fudges and outright lies have defined Ralph Reed's career.
Tarnished by the Abramoff scandal, he's betting his political future on
the tendency of the religious right to see no evil in its leaders.
Sherrod Brown is the right candidate to be the Democratic Senate
nominee in Ohio because he has the support of grassroots voters whose
energy is essential to win.
Robert Casey Jr.'s endorsement of Samuel Alito could cost him the
support of Pennsylvania Democrats and illustrates the perils of early
intervention by DC Democrats in Senate races.
Labor activists in Idaho hope to repeal repressive "Right To Work" laws
and educate a new generation on the history of labor struggles.
Abolishing the death penalty was one of Coretta Scott King's signature issues. The irony is that Georgia remains one of the leading practitioners of the death penalty.