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Al Gore endorsed Howard Dean for President for the same reason that so many other Democrats have: He wanted to be where the action is in his party.

If a presidential candidate is truly the Real Deal, does he have to repeatedly pronounce himself the Real Deal?

A new ad questioning the patriotism of Democratic candidates is shameless.

The general and his troops go after the Big Win.

Click here for info on Greider's The Soul of Capitalism, just published by Simon & Schuster.

No single endorsement, save that of next July's party convention, will
decide the winner of what remains a remarkably unsettled race for the
Democratic presidential nomination.

Historically, the Confederate flag is a symbol of the Democratic Party.

All right, so maybe Howard Dean could have thought of a better way of
reaching out to white Southern men than saying he wanted "to be the
candidate for guys with Confederate flags in their pick

Russell Simmons was never a young voter. The 46-year-old hip-hop tycoon
cast his first vote in a presidential election seven years ago, he says,
at the age of 39.

What would you do now in Iraq? is the question confronting the
Democratic presidential candidates.

Blogs

Efforts to kill nuclear talks with Iran are only coming from Republicans. That helps Obama.

July 29, 2014

New York’s governor should accept the Democratic challenger’s proposal for debates about corruption—and more.

July 29, 2014

Not much evidence of reform-mindedness as Chris Christie, Scott Walker et al. defend tax cuts and austerity.

July 29, 2014

Progressives need a counterweight to the ALEC, one built and operated with progressive values in mind. And soon, we might have one.

July 29, 2014

The Department of Justice finally takes notice.

July 28, 2014

Coal baron Don Blankenship spotted at libertarian Freedom Fest.

July 28, 2014

But at least his idea for expanding the EITC is a good one.

July 25, 2014

Like Europe’s far-right parties, Perry is hoping that hostility to immigrants will energize the base.

July 23, 2014

Conservative judges ruled to effectively gut the health law in twenty-seven states.

July 22, 2014

Why we shouldn’t listen to the neocons on Iran. 

July 21, 2014