Campaigns and Elections

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

Dems Tangled in Netroots Dems Tangled in Netroots

Working For Us, a new coalition of unions and Internet activists, seeks to reform the Democratic Party from the ground up.

May 2, 2007 / Editorial / Ari Melber

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

Making Elections Fair Making Elections Fair

The modern campaign finance system is broken. Congress should pass laws that will fix it.

Apr 18, 2007 / Editorial / Ari Berman

Protecting the Vote Protecting the Vote

Resolving a disputed Congressional election in Florida is key to setting the stage for a fair nationwide election in 2008.

Apr 10, 2007 / Editorial / John Nichols

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