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Election 2000

Election 2000 news and analysis from The Nation

  • August 17, 2012

    What’s Ahead in the ‘Voting Wars’? Certainly Not Peace

    A conversation with election law expert Richard Hasen on the true scope of voter fraud, the power of the ACORN myth and John Roberts’s scary interest in the Voting Rights Act.


    Brentin Mock and Voting Rights Watch

  • December 13, 2010

    Ten Years After ‘Bush v. Gore’, Five Unfinished Election Reforms

    The United States still has an unstable and unequal election system that is ripe for gaming by political insiders.

    John Nichols

  • July 31, 2008

    Rethinking the Veepstakes

    The process of picking a Vice President needn't be the craven political exercise it is today. Do we even need one?

    John Nichols

  • May 29, 2008

    Recount: A Nightmare Revisited

    HBO's Recount will bring back bad memories, which is precisely why you should see it.

    Adam Howard

  • January 3, 2008

    Pakistan’s Plight

    A multidimensional charade is taking place in Pakistan, and it is not an edifying sight.

    Tariq Ali


  • November 1, 2007

    The Great Debate of 2008

    The time is right for a Great Debate on America's purpose and place in the world. But neither Republicans nor Democrats seem up to the task.

    Jerry W. Sanders

  • November 1, 2007

    Relearning the Art of Diplomacy

    Most candidates have no idea what it involves.

    Anatol Lieven

  • April 13, 2005

    John Bolton vs. Democracy

    "I'm with the Bush-Cheney team, and I'm here to stop the count." Those were the words John Bolton yelled as he burst into a Tallahassee library on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2000, where local election workers were recounting ballots cast in Florida's disputed presidential race between George W. Bush and Al Gore. Bolton was one of the pack of lawyers for the Republican presidential ticket who repeatedly sought to shut down recounts of the ballots from Florida counties before those counts revealed that Gore had actually won the state's electoral votes and the presidency.

    John Nichols

  • October 14, 2004

    Roe = Dred

    Many viewers were puzzled when, toward the end of the second debate, George W. Bush answered a question about Supreme Court nominees by referring to the Dred Scott case.

    Katha Pollitt

  • September 30, 2004

    Kerry’s Trade Winds

    Senator John Kerry has promised a revision of Clinton-era trade policies to insure that future agreements contain stronger, enforceable labor and environmental standards.

    Tom Hayden and Lori Wallach