Campaigns and Elections

The Presidential Pageant The Presidential Pageant

Here they go again: Bigfoot media are crafting the narratives that will distort the candidates, the issues and the entire presidential campaign.

Sep 13, 2007 / Column / Eric Alterman

Failing Electoral College Failing Electoral College

As California Republicans seek to game the dysfunctional Electoral College, a campaign is rising to establish a national popular vote.

Sep 13, 2007 / Editorial / Rob Richie

Onward, Secular Soldiers Onward, Secular Soldiers

Memo to candidates: There are more atheists, agnostics and skeptics out there than you think. How about sending us some love?

Sep 6, 2007 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Cindy Sheehan’s Political Ambitions Cindy Sheehan’s Political Ambitions

A dialogue between the peace activist and The Nation's editor over Sheehan's plan to run for Congress against Representative Nancy Pelosi.

Aug 29, 2007 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel and Cindy Sheehan

GOP Clutches at Iowa Straws GOP Clutches at Iowa Straws

The Iowa straw poll offered a penetrating glimpse into the crisis facing the Republican party.

Aug 23, 2007 / Feature / Marc Cooper

The Economy Debates The Economy Debates

Want to know the real differences between the candidates? Listen to what they say about the economy.

Aug 23, 2007 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel and Robert L. Borosage

The Gay Presidential Debate The Gay Presidential Debate

What do the Democratic presidential candidates talk about when they talk about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues?

Aug 10, 2007 / Feature / E.J. Graff

Hillary’s Labor Gambit Hillary’s Labor Gambit

Senator Clinton has a pro-worker voting record. So why are unionists skeptical?

Aug 9, 2007 / Feature / Ari Berman

How the Democrats Blew It in Only 8 Months How the Democrats Blew It in Only 8 Months

Are we better off or worse since the Democrats won back Congress?

Aug 9, 2007 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

Things Fall Apart Things Fall Apart

The Minneapolis bridge collapse should prod all presidential candidates, especially Democrats, to come up with real plans to fix our crumbling infrastructure.

Aug 9, 2007 / Editorial / The Editors