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For information on David Corn's new book, The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception, see www.bushlies.com.

"Change is the order of the day," Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown declared
after California voters recalled Governor Gray Davis and replaced him
with film star Arnold Schwarzenegger. Brown is right.

"You are the heirs of one of the country's great traditions, the
Progressive movement that started late in the nineteenth century and
remade the American experience piece by piece," Bill Moyers

What's the matter with conservatives? Why can't they relax and be happy?
They have the White House, both houses of Congress, the majority of
governorships and more money than God.

When Paul Wellstone opted out of the 2000 presidential race, he fretted
that trade policy would not be debated in the Democratic primaries and
that the party would run a November campaign that

Click here to read David Corn's weblog on the Joe Wilson scandal.

We're all familiar with Arnold the actor, but who writes the script if he wins?

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Despite the obsession with spending cuts in Washington, DC, large majorities of Americans support tax increases to reduce the deficit.

June 10, 2011

In anticipation of the 2012 elections, Southern legislators are reducing early voting opportunities and imposing unprecedented identification card rules. This could have a disparate impact on young voters, voters of color, voters for whom English is a second language and voters who work shifts.

June 9, 2011

“We can’t simply build the power of any political party or any candidate. For too long we’ve been left after the election holding a canceled check and asking someone to pay attention to us. No more! No more!"

June 8, 2011

Senate Republicans are holding up a wide array of President Obama's executive branch nominations—and some crucial federal agencies remain leaderless.

June 7, 2011

The former senator's renewed public profile has progressives talking about an open Senate seat or a recall election against Governor Walker.

June 7, 2011

Before he was an internet punchline, Rick Santorum was the baby face of compassionate conservatism. Remember that?

June 6, 2011

If the institutional norms of 2009 matched those of 1967, Barack Obama would be hailed as one of this country’s great liberal presidents.

June 6, 2011

The rejection of Nobel Prize–winning economist Peter Diamond for the Fed Board illustrates how the GOP is systematically blocking well-qualified Obama nominees.

June 6, 2011

The case against John Edwards is a stretch—and it could muddle campaign finance law for years to come.

June 5, 2011

Republican superstars gathered in Washington this weekend, invited by the formerly disgraced Ralph Reed. 

June 5, 2011