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2016 Democratic National Convention
2016 Democratic National Convention news and analysis from The Nation
February 6, 2020
Tulsi Gabbard in New Hampshire
Gabbard’s emphasis on transforming US foreign policy gives her campaign an appeal that cuts across party lines—and defies traditional definitions of left and right.
February 3, 2020
How to Figure Out Who ‘Won’ the Iowa Caucuses
Here’s a hint: It could be complicated, and it could take a while. We go down the Iowa caucus rabbit hole so you don’t have to.
February 28, 2018
There’s a Better Way for Democrats to Nominate a Presidential Candidate
The Unity Reform Commission’s proposals begin the vital work of making the party more open and fair.
November 18, 2016
It’s Time to Diversify the Democratic Party Leadership
Why do the people who control the party purse strings all look the same?
November 17, 2016
The Candidates for DNC Chair Should Debate Each Other in Public
Coming off of a scalding loss, the whole party—and not just the insiders at the top—needs to hear the plans of the men and women who would lead it.
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November 4, 2016
Sanders Supporters: It’s Infuriating to Be Told We Have to Vote for Hillary. But We Do.
Thoughts from a Bernie delegate.
Jumaane D. Williams
September 28, 2016
Post-Bernie Blaze Fires Up His Democratic-Socialist Delegates
Although Bernie’s run stopped short of the nomination, his delegates are continuing to push for his politics across the country.
August 23, 2016
Is Julian Assange Exposing Innocent People to Persecution With Reckless Leaks?
That’s the accusation from dissidents in Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and elsewhere.
August 2, 2016
The Party of the Constitution Versus the Party of the Authoritarian
Trump has no respect for equal protection under the law, but the American voters do.
August 2, 2016
We Need a Big Debate About Serious Issues, Not a New Cold War
In their zeal to defeat Trump, Democrats are getting in the gutter with him—and as a result are on the verge of becoming the Cold War party.
Katrina vanden Heuvel