Campaigns and Elections

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

Spinning Hillary Centrist Spinning Hillary Centrist

How can Hillary Clinton maintain her populist credentials when Mark Penn, her chief pollster and campaign strategist, also represents the interests of some of America's largest cor...

May 7, 2007 / Feature / Ari Berman

America’s Idiotic Political Debates America’s Idiotic Political Debates

All France was transfixed as presidential candidates conducted a passionate, freewheeling debate this week. Why are American debates so intentionally stupid?

May 4, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Nicholas von Hoffman

The Democrats’ Depressing Debate The Democrats’ Depressing Debate

The candidates ignored race, class and religion, and fumbled the key question of how to get out of Iraq.

Apr 27, 2007 / Feature / Bob Moser

Bottom-Up Power Bottom-Up Power

In Montana, grassroots campaigns elected politicians and influenced policy. The same can happen across the country.

Apr 9, 2007 / Feature / Laura Flanders

The Millionaires’ Primary The Millionaires’ Primary

As America embarks on the longest, most costly presidential race in history, Russ Feingold is asking Congress to apply the brakes.

Mar 12, 2007 / Feature / Ari Melber

Senator Inevitable Senator Inevitable

Nothing personal, but Hillary Clinton is a candidate of the past.

Mar 8, 2007 / Editorial / William Greider

Time to Fix Healthcare Time to Fix Healthcare

Affordable healthcare is rapidly emerging as the top domestic policy issue in the 2008 presidential race. Candidates, got ideas?

Mar 8, 2007 / Editorial / The Editors

Edwards Gets a Boost Edwards Gets a Boost

Thank you, Ann Coulter, for reviving the principled but media-neglected presidential candidacy of John Edwards.

Mar 7, 2007 / Column / Robert Scheer