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Can he make New York the “progressive capital of the nation”—by empowering Republicans?

Gun rights advocates

Opponents of gun control spent the last twenty years undermining local approaches to gun policy.

California flag

Local and state governments are gaining the ability to restore basic services and infrastructure.

Tea Partiers

Obama’s re-election inspired residents of states like Louisiana and Alabama to push for independence from the rest of the country. They should be careful what they wish for.

Natural gas drilling rig

In small hamlets and tiny towns you’ve never heard of, grassroots activists are taking a stand in what could be the final showdown for Earth’s future.

California

The shifting demographics of California are producing an American electoral majority that is more progressive.

Voting in Hoboken, New Jersey

County clerks are reporting inaccessible polling stations, damaged absentee ballots and mass confusion about where and how to vote on Tuesday.

No TV ads, no fancy consultants. The staunchly progressive Vermont senator is coasting toward re-election by talking about real issues, listening to voters and organizing.

Elizabeth Warren

The campaign”s final stretch finds Warren with a small lead and a revved-up volunteer base.

Turnout for a popular ballot measure that would fully legalize marijuana could determine whether Obama or Romney wins this important swing state.

Blogs

Walker’s Wisconsin is the only state in the United States with “statistically significant” job losses over the past year. Attacks on public employees, public education, public services don’t work.

April 27, 2012

Does Arizona’s immigration law go too far?

April 23, 2012

Wisconsin's governor is not just attacking labor rights, and voting rights, he's attacking access to reproductive rights. And Wisconsin women are losing  some vital Planned Parenthood services.

April 20, 2012

There is a “huge fear” among Republicans that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker could be indicted before facing a recall election in June.

April 19, 2012

Forget Mitt Romney. Wisconsin’s governor gets a hero’s welcome at the NRA convention, with a gun-talk laden speech that claims his critics “want to take me out.”

April 16, 2012

Wisconsin's anti-labor governor uses rocker's song "Small Town" at his first recall rally. Mellencamp responds with a pro-labor message.

April 12, 2012

Wisconsin's largest newspaper calls for a top election official to step down after the latest vote-counting mess in state's third-largest county.

April 5, 2012

The Wisconsin primary campaign features lots of praise for Walker from the GOP contenders. But Walker's not thanking Romney and Santorum for the favors.

April 2, 2012

Volunteers gathered over 900,000 certified signatures on recall petitions—far more than the required 540,000.

March 31, 2012

Voter ID supporters rely on tricky language. Missouri didn’t fall for it.

March 30, 2012