Campaigns and Elections

Who Is Hillary Clinton? Who Is Hillary Clinton?

A closer look at Hillary Clinton's career reveals a technocratic centrist whose political ambition might trump any progressive policy promises.

Jun 26, 2007 / Editorial / Barbara Ehrenreich

Will the Progressive Majority Emerge? Will the Progressive Majority Emerge?

New polling data shows that the majority of Americans are leaning liberal. How long will it take politicians and the media to get that?

Jun 21, 2007 / Feature / Rick Perlstein

Digby Speaks: The Netroots Revolution Digby Speaks: The Netroots Revolution

The pseudonymous Southern California blogger accepts the Paul Wellstone Citizen Leadership Award on behalf of progressive bloggers everywhere--and invites the nation to join the pa...

Jun 20, 2007 / Editorial / Digby

The YouTube Election The YouTube Election

Edwards primps, Hillary spoofs The Sopranos and Obama Girl oozes charm. But can web campaigns turn clicks into votes?

Jun 20, 2007 / Editorial / Rebecca Tinkelman

Politics Watchdog Follows the Money Online Politics Watchdog Follows the Money Online, a Berkeley-based online watchdog, is breaking ground by using technology to track how political contributions shape legislation.

Jun 11, 2007 / Feature / Joan Hamilton

When Prosecutors Get Political When Prosecutors Get Political

What does a politicized Justice Department look like? Political hack Bradley Schlozman gave the Senate Judiciary Committee an idea when he testified about his tenure as a US Attorn...

Jun 6, 2007 / Feature / Justin Levitt

Why We Need Fringe Candidates Why We Need Fringe Candidates

They're laughed at and pushed to the edge of the podium as frontrunners dominate the debate, but they sometimes have the guts to tell the truth.

Jun 6, 2007 / Column / Nicholas von Hoffman

Hillary Inc. Hillary Inc.

Clinton vows to defend Americans against the privileged and powerful, but her ties to big business compromise her populist promises.

May 17, 2007 / Feature / Ari Berman

New Energy for America New Energy for America

Under Bush, the right has failed to address energy independence. Can Democrats rise to the challenge?

May 17, 2007 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel and Robert L. Borosage

Nutter Wins in Philadelphia Nutter Wins in Philadelphia

A favored Democrat's mayoral primary win divides a city between those who support his hardball anticrime tactics and minorities who see them as a blueprint for racial profiling.

May 17, 2007 / Feature / Patrick Mulvaney