The Tea Party candidate was never a contender, but her supporters—who rallied around her slogan of “I’m You”—aren’t going away.
Conventional wisdom says Republicans made gains in the midterms because Obama tried to do too much and was too liberal. Wrong.
On a night when Republicans pulled off the largest shift in party power since 1938, they also seemed, paradoxically, to be an endangered species.
As Democrats survey the wreckage left by the 2010 midterms, one sight is at least slightly cheering: Sarah Palin's Mama Grizzlies licking their wounds.
Katrina vanden Heuvel joins a panel of journalists, writers and political strategists to dissect the Democrat's prospects for this year's midterm elections.
From Minnesota to Texas to Illinois, the right is using the myth of voter fraud to challenge potentially millions of eligible voters.
In California and Arizona, the anti-immigrant radical right is using the Tea Party to recreate itself.
Moderates are no longer welcome in the GOP—and Democrats shouldn't try to compromise with what the party's become.
Betsy Reed and Rebecca Traister talk about the rise of conservative women in the 2010 elections.
The Republican Party is hard-selling its hot Mama Grizzlies. But it's mostly men—not women—who are buying.