John Nichols

National Affairs Correspondent

@NicholsUprising

John Nichols is a national affairs correspondent for The Nation. He has written, cowritten, or edited over a dozen books on topics ranging from histories of American socialism and the Democratic Party to analyses of US and global media systems. His latest, cowritten with Senator Bernie Sanders, is the New York Times bestseller It's OK to Be Angry About Capitalism.

The Ugly Face of American Politics The Ugly Face of American Politics

There was a huge outcry in France this summer over a move by allies of French President Jacques Chirac to narrow the character and quality of that country's political competition....

Aug 27, 2002 / Blog / John Nichols

Fast Track Votes Show Where Democrats Really Stand Fast Track Votes Show Where Democrats Really Stand

In barely 18 months, the identity of the Democratic challenger to President George W. Bush's 2004 re-election will have been determined. Democratic National Committee Chairman Ter...

Aug 12, 2002 / Blog / John Nichols

Dingell clout trumps Rivers; women nominated for governorships Dingell clout trumps Rivers; women nominated for governorships

After an often bitter, intensely ideological Michigan primary contest that pitted two of the most politically and personally distinct Democrats in Congress, U.S. Rep. John Dingell...

Aug 7, 2002 / Blog / John Nichols

Senate Hearings Expose Lack of Consensus on Iraq War Senate Hearings Expose Lack of Consensus on Iraq War

If there is a point to having a Congress in a time of war, it has been made this week by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearings on whether the United States could, should...

Aug 2, 2002 / Blog / John Nichols

Aboard Reich’s Reform Express Aboard Reich’s Reform Express

The former Labor Secretary is a top gubernatorial contender in Massachusetts.

Aug 1, 2002 / Feature / John Nichols

House Approves Fast Track House Approves Fast Track

At 3:28 a.m. Saturday, with senior members of Congress decrying the legislation before them as a "fraud" and a "hoax," the United States House of Representatives voted by a razor-...

Jul 27, 2002 / Blog / John Nichols

Fast Tracking Fast Track Fast Tracking Fast Track

At precisely the same time that members of the Bush administration and Congress are scrambling to publicly declare their willingness to crack down on corporate wrongdoing, they ar...

Jul 25, 2002 / Blog / John Nichols

Rockin’ in the Real World Rockin’ in the Real World

A crack in the façade of Congressional congeniality was discovered last week, as Senate Democrats gathered to discuss particulars of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform b...

Jul 22, 2002 / Blog / John Nichols

Old Guard vs. New in Michigan Old Guard vs. New in Michigan

John Dingell and Lynn Rivers are locked in a battle caused by redistricting.

Jul 18, 2002 / Feature / John Nichols

Bernie Sanders: It’s About A Lot More Than Accounting Bernie Sanders: It’s About A Lot More Than Accounting

US Rep. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont Independent who has for years been one of the Congress' most consistent critic of corporate excess, is worried about the current controversy ab...

Jul 15, 2002 / Blog / John Nichols

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