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.
Five billion dollars is being poured into the 2010 election alone. What will an influx of corporate cash do to our democracy?
Stephen F. Cohen, author of The Victims Return, joins Morning Joe to discuss Stalin's atrocities, his contradictory legacy today and its implications for contemporary Russian society.
According to Cohen, half of Russia looks back to Joseph Stalin as a great leader and the other half as a genocidal murderer. In his new book, he examines the ongoing struggle to reconcile the troubled period of Stalin's rule in Russian history.
All the attention given to Dobbs's hypocrisy risks obscuring the deeper lesson to learn from this case: that undocumented workers are so thoroughly woven into the fabric of our economy that even a professional immigrant-basher like Dobbs couldn't avoid relying on their labor.
What happened to "hope" and "change"? Melber says Obama's campaign promises may not be dead yet.
With a severely dysfunctional election system overly dependent on private cash, the control of the entire House could be in the hands of a few Democrats in safe seats.