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Bill de Blasio

Liberals are pushing a range of measures that challenge Obama administration policy.

Hillary Clinton

It’s hard to imagine a Democrat of national stature more ill-equipped to speak to the populist mood than HRC.

Dollarocracy

Special interests dominate Washington and undermine our democracy.

Bill de Blasio Wins the primary.

Why his campaign for NYC mayor has ignited the passion of New York’s progressives.

President Obama briefs on Syria

Why does Obama insist on retaining the option of attacking Syria, despite growing opposition in Congress and the general public?

President Barack Obama

Now we know: a diplomatic solution is possible.

Bill de Blasio

For the first time in years, class politics are creeping back onto the New York campaign trail.

Amy Meyer

So-called "Ag-Gag" laws reveal the lengths to which the agriculture industry will go to keep their business practices secret.

Aleksei Navalny

The anti-corruption activist’s mayoral campaign in Moscow is dividing voters, while testing the country’s diminished opposition party.

Border

Here's how to turn the US-Mexican border into a war zone.

Blogs

Republican John Dennis has attracted some progressive support for his challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. His run suggests what GOP could do to compete in urban and college-town districts.

October 26, 2010

Former DNC chair Howard Dean takes a strong stand for real reform of our dysfunctional election system.

October 26, 2010

The Democratic Party only has itself to blame for growing youth malaise and apathy.

October 25, 2010

Reggae star Ziggy Marley is the new songwriter and pundit for the Prop 19 campaign.

October 22, 2010

Why are Democrats cutting off those Democrats who've supported Obama while rewarding the Blue Dogs who've blocked his legislative agenda with campaign cash?

October 22, 2010

In a high-profile race, the Republican candidate refuses to debate. Why? Because the Democratic incumbent might upset him.

October 21, 2010

We need another word for silly season. It's way beyond silly how some are competing in this midterm race.

October 21, 2010

The Republicans' reliance on corporate underwriting belies their recent commitment to populist democratic action.

October 20, 2010

After trailing by double-digits, the Wisconsin senator is now in a dead heat, according to a new poll.

October 19, 2010

The opportunity for Muslims and non-Muslims to function in a peaceful, democratic co-existence is not a far-fetched dream.

October 19, 2010