A presidential candidate's acceptance speech traditionally serves as their introduction to the country, and Mitt didn't make a very good impression.
The Republican National Convention in Tampa will give the Democrats plenty to respond to in Charlotte next week.
When the rising Latino star of the GOP introduces Mitt Romney tonight, he will be reaching out to a demographic with which his party is faring increasingly poor. But will it work?
As Nikki Haley proved with her applause line about her state's voter identification law, the specter of voting fraud is as alive as ever in the Republican party.
Will Huckabee be able to rally the religious right behind Mitt Romney?
While they were authorizing the ultra-right platform, the Romney team has been working to change the GOP's own internal rules to make Romney less vulnerable from a primary challenge from the right in 2016.
So long as austerity-mongers have their way, "democracy" is just a buzzword.
The growing threats of nuclear war and environmental catastrophe make it hard to bet on the survival of our species.
How did debt reduction become Washington's number one priority?
"We're not going to outspend the fossil fuel industry," the 350.org founder explains. "We have to find other currencies to work in, and those are the currencies of movements."
Undocumented activist Marco Saavedra talks with The Nation's Francis Reynolds and Aura Bogado about the struggle to crack open an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center.
If the earth's temperature rises by another 2 degrees celsius, our planet faces mass extinctions.