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Neocon think tanks get millions from wealthy donors, which they use to game the system, buy influence—and push for regime change.

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President Obama is showing little concern for international law, and none at all for Washington’s historic responsibility in Central America.

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There is much to celebrate in Mississippi, and yet America still needs a year of action on voting rights.

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While the Court did not strike down barrier zones in other states and cities, the people who brought us McCullen can take those statutes on next.

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Joshua DuBois makes an unconvincing argument against the criticism of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative.

Greg Page

But will Greg Page’s call to arms influence business leaders? Or the Republicans his firm donates to?

Saba Ahmed

Last week Saba Ahmed became yet another Muslim punching bag for the right, who refuse to listen to her game-changing plan to fight extremism.

Robert Borosage

The irony of American politics is that the right is far weaker than it appears and the left far stronger than it asserts.

Dan Cantor

The debate over endorsing Governor Cuomo showed the party’s power.

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This is what happens when Marco Rubio, Mitch McConnell, Tom Cotton, Cory Gardner and a gang of the world’s richest people meet behind closed doors.

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The consumer advocate's pitch-perfect populist message is exactly what Democrats need to say -- and hear -- in 2012.

September 14, 2011

Pundits see the race as a bad omen for Obama, but Democrat David Weprin’s loss may well have turned on Israel politics.

September 14, 2011

The New York Attorney General is refusing an unfair settlement for homeowners and pushing for a full investigation of bank misconduct.

September 13, 2011

At last night's debate, the candidates agreed with Ron Paul that the United States needs to focus on needs at home.

September 13, 2011

Republican presidential candidates think economic and fiscal problems will be solved by magic instead of policies.

September 13, 2011

Republican presidential candidates think economic and fiscal problems will be solved by magic instead of policies.

September 13, 2011

The consumer advocate was joined by Col. Lawrence Wilkerson and former FBI agent Michael German in a sharp critique of the war on terror.

September 12, 2011

Obama laid out a surprisingly ambitious jobs plan—though many economists agree it’s still probably not enough. What else could the government do?

September 9, 2011

 The most striking part of the first full-blown debate in the Republican primary was the total rejection of science. 

September 8, 2011

It was 1988 all over again, as one GOP presidential candidates joked about Al Gore, hailed Michael Dukakis' job-creation record and revealed the dark side of Ronald Reagan's presidency. Then Rick Perry went all Herbert Hoover on Social Security.

September 7, 2011