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When activists began cobbling together a Draft Wesley Clark for
President campaign, their Internet initiative looked to be longer on
idealism than pragmatism. George W.

The tangled web that a narrow Supreme Court majority wove to shut down
the Florida recount of presidential ballots in December 2000 made it
possible for Republican George W.

Two questions will dominate the 2004 presidential campaign: how to make
the United States secure in an age of terror, and how to get the economy
to work for all Americans. George W.

After a summer of tending to the grassroots, the Democrats who aspire to
their party's 2004 presidential nomination were busy harvesting support
from key constituencies around Labor Day.

Beating up on neocons used to be a specialize sport without wide appeal. With all due false modesty I offer myself as an early practitioner.

While the national media gaze has fixed upon the battle to move a
two-and-a-half-ton Ten Commandments monument out of view in the state's
judiciary building, Alabama is about to have its most i

Bush's "compassionate conservatism" is a deft--and dishonest--strategy.

Kathy Boudin's parole from Bedford Hills Correctional Facility after
twenty-two years is welcome and overdue.

The giggle factor might propel a Jesse Ventura wannabe into management of the world's sixth-largest economy.

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At a testy hearing on Capitol Hill, Republicans intensifed their effort to undermine Elizabeth Warren and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

May 24, 2011

By appointing Warren during a Senate recess, Obama can name the leader best qualified to head the agency and prove he’s willing to stand up to Wall Street.

May 24, 2011

Presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty often shies away from discussing his views on abortion, but they are clearly deeply held—and very radical. 

May 24, 2011

Now that Mitch Daniels is out of the running, the DC-based defenders of budget-busting corporate giveaways have found a new candidate for the GOP nomination: Paul Ryan.

May 24, 2011

Americans are changing historical voting patterns to punish parties and candidates who seek to cut public services, education and Medicare.

May 23, 2011

In addition to ire over cuts, Republican attempts to gut air safety rules have voters in New York's 26th—site of a recent tragic crash—leaning blue.

May 23, 2011

Emotionally stuck pols of a certain age are dropping left and right.

May 20, 2011

Senate Majority leader Harry Reid has a plan to make sure Republicans give up on the Paul Ryan budget.

May 20, 2011

The AFL-CIO president, inspired by developments in Wisconsin and other states fighting battles over labor rights and cuts in public services, wants to change the way labor practices politics.

May 20, 2011

Amidst all the uproar over his Meet the Press appearance and jewelry expenses, Newt Gingrich began pitching a radical interpretation of federal government powers. Will other candidates follow?

May 19, 2011