Can Lisa Murkowski's write-in campaign in Alaska serve as an example of how to mobilize voters in the twenty-first century?
The Nation's Media Fix blogger Greg Mitchell takes us back to the origins of media campaigning with Upton Sinclair's 1934 bid for California governor.
The Nation's Richard Kim speaks with the hosts of Democracy Now! about the end of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, America's culture of homophobia and how politicians continue to fan the flames of hate.
The Nation's Betsy Reed and Esquire's Tom Junod debate the appeal of female Republican candidates—and whether the conserva-femmes are actually good for women.
As the Tea Partiers and the GOP's committed base amp up their efforts ahead of the fast-approaching midterms, the Democrats can't match the right's fervor. Where did they go so wrong in mobilizing their base?
On October 7, 2010, the Afghanistan War entered its 10th year. It's time to rethink this brutal, futile conflict.
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.