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Question Time Question Time

It's been six months since nineteen fanatics controlled by Al Qaeda seized four airliners and wreaked bloody, fiery havoc on the United States. In the aftermath, stunned and angr...

Mar 7, 2002 / Editorial / The Editors

Kucinich Rocks the Boat Kucinich Rocks the Boat

Dennis Kucinich never doubted that millions of Americans had deep concerns about George W. Bush's ever-expanding war on ill-defined foes abroad and on civil liberties at home. Bu...

Mar 7, 2002 / Editorial / John Nichols

Political Twist Political Twist

Congress returns--will the Democrats challenge Bush?

Jan 24, 2002 / Feature / John Nichols

Enron’s Washington Enron’s Washington

It was a mistake--and a beaut--in Matt Bivens's piece "The Enron Box" where he confused the Houston Astros and the Texas Rangers. It is hereby duly acknowledged and regretted. Bu...

Jan 24, 2002 / Feature / Matt Bivens

Enron on the Hill Enron on the Hill

For weeks, conservative commentators and Bush White House defenders have been huffing that the Enron matter is a corporate scandal, not a political controversy--that it is an affai...

Jan 24, 2002 / Feature / David Corn

Dems Pray for DeLay Dems Pray for DeLay

Republican majority leader Dick Armey announced that he will retire from Congress, and Democrats are hoping that Tom DeLay will replace him.  

Dec 20, 2001 / Editorial / David Corn

Policy Profiteers Policy Profiteers

Battling the war profiteers of World War I, Robert La Follette reminded America that "wealth has never yet sacrificed itself on the altar of patriotism." The progressive senato...

Oct 4, 2001 / Editorial / John Nichols

Barbara Lee’s Stand Barbara Lee’s Stand

When Congress voted to authorize the Bush Administration to use military force in response to the September 11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Represent...

Sep 20, 2001 / Editorial / The Editors

Life as a Progressive Legislator Life as a Progressive Legislator

The lesson of fifteen years is that real change requires a people's movement.

Sep 13, 2001 / Feature / Paul G. Pinsky

Women: Key to the Senate? Women: Key to the Senate?

If they connect well with voters in 2002, they'll have an edge in a weak economy.

Sep 6, 2001 / Feature / John Nichols

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