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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

A judiciary subcommittee holds the first hearing ever on the need for a constitutional remedy to the Supreme Court’s Citizens United and McCutcheon rulings.

June 5, 2014

A new initiative aims to put wages at the heart of the inequality debate.

June 4, 2014

Near tie in Mississippi forces runoff between a conservative and a conservative who says the conservative isn’t conservative enough.

June 4, 2014

Matt Miller has received hundreds of thousands of dollars for his work for PR and consultancy firms, yet the LA Times characterizes him as outside the system.

June 3, 2014

Not all energy interests are apoplectic about the EPA’s plan to limit carbon emissions from existing power plants. 

June 2, 2014

A floor fight at the party’s convention ended in the governor’s favor.

May 31, 2014

Politicians and the media must focus on the bigger picture: the crisis facing returning veterans and the current inability of the federal government to help them. 

May 30, 2014

Jeb may try to reinvent himself, but he’s got lots of neoconservative connections.

May 30, 2014

She makes moves to challenge Andrew Cuomo from the left as Working Families Party candidate.

May 30, 2014

Despite talk of a pivot to Asia, the US military‘s gaze has settled on Africa. 

May 28, 2014