Campaigns and Elections

Al Franken’s Rising Fortunes Al Franken’s Rising Fortunes

It's early in the game, but his bid to unseat Minnesota Republican Senator Norm Coleman is gaining strength.

Aug 3, 2007 / Feature / Jon Wiener

President Rudy President Rudy

How much worse a president would Rudy Giuliani be than George W. Bush? Author Kevin Baker counts the ways.

Jul 30, 2007 / Feature / Jon Wiener

Fred Thompson, Neocon Fred Thompson, Neocon

He has a strong claim on the neoconservative heart, and if he ends up in the White House, the moribund neocons will rise again.

Jul 26, 2007 / Editorial / David Corn

The Populist Moment? The Populist Moment?

Economic populism is the new flavor in politics, but it won't be authentic unless it's driven by and for the people.

Jul 26, 2007 / Editorial / The Editors

Purple America Purple America

Democrats are poised to seize a historic opportunity to win back voters in the South and West they started losing four decades ago.

Jul 25, 2007 / Feature / Bob Moser

YearlyKos Sticks With the Issues YearlyKos Sticks With the Issues

A netroots political convention in Chicago aims to transcend the horse race and let the people, not the media, frame the questions put to candidates.

Jul 18, 2007 / Feature / Ari Melber and Andrea Batista Schlesinger

The Swift-boating of Mitt Romney The Swift-boating of Mitt Romney

Christian conservatives play the porn card in an attempt to discredit Mitt Romney and advance the cause of Fred Thompson.

Jul 16, 2007 / Feature / Max Blumenthal

The Virtual Primary The Virtual Primary's issue-driven primary may not end up naming a winner, but it's shaping up to be more substantive, thoughtful and participatory than the actual presidential primary.

Jul 12, 2007 / Editorial / Ari Melber

Bloomberg’s Day Bloomberg’s Day

Michael Bloomberg doesn't actually have to run for President to tilt the race his way.

Jun 27, 2007 / Editorial / Micah L. Sifry

High Stakes on Health High Stakes on Health

Campaign '08 is heading for a great debate: Will individualized plans or a broad public guarantee of coverage replace our broken corporate system?

Jun 27, 2007 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel and Robert L. Borosage