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A former US ambassador says Cheney and others knew the alleged Iraq uranium purchase was baseless long before Bush used it in his State of the Union speech

When Paul Wellstone perished in a plane crash along with his wife, his
daughter and three members of his staff in October 2002, the horror of
his death nearly overshadowed the meaning of his li

Sidney Hook, the Marxist philosopher-turned-neoconservative who once
mistakenly listed I.F.

More people voted in the wwww.MoveOn.org PAC online presidential primary than
are expected to participate in next January's Democratic caucuses in
Iowa and t

You would hope that the passage of fifty years might have cleared the
passions that once inflamed the Rosenberg case.

If you want to date the beginning of conservative domination of the
opinion media, you could do worse than to pick Election Day 1964.

For all of democratic society, this new (and certainly transitory) stage of history is costly and frightening.

As America's jobless rate hit a nine-year high and after-the-fact
analyses of the Republican tax plan revealed that the Bush
Administration and its allies in Congress had denied child tax credi

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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

Obama wants to keep almost 10,000 troops in Afghanistan after 2014, but some members of Congress are saying “not so fast.”

May 28, 2014

As secretary of state, Clinton accomplished little, but usually came down on the side of using force.

May 27, 2014

There are good reasons to slow down the VA “accountability” act. 

May 23, 2014

Watch John Nichols at the Kansas City Library as he talks about his book Dollarocracy.

May 22, 2014

And the Democrats’ chances in 2014 shrink further.

May 21, 2014

The establishment candidates beat the wingnuts by showing up at the same party, but in better suits.

May 21, 2014

The Kentucky Senate race figures to be among the most expensive in the country, and that's likely to become an issue itself in the race. 

May 21, 2014

The Republican leadership is poised once again to back away from immigration reform, rather than take on the far right.

May 20, 2014