Politics

A Supreme Court Prediction

I boldly go on record.

May the Best Candidate Win?

Yes, almost always—and that's bad news for Romney.

The Single Worst Thing That Could Happen to Liberalism

A very likely outcome if Republicans win in 2012

Do You Know What Your Voter Wants to Hear?

A new tool shows what campaign ads work with certain demographics.

Do Women Count?

Apparently, not in the news media.

It's All About Newt

The former House speaker's candidacy has a huge bearing on how Rick Santorum performs on Super Tuesday.

Fighting With or Without the President

Democracy for America builds a progressive coalition in the states as November approaches.

Olympia Snowe and Americans Elect

Will the retiring Maine senator become the Americans Elect nominee?

McMansions on the Cheap

Today's Balance Sheet: Housing prices dropped to 2002 levels in December. 

Pirates of the Corporation

The Supreme Court considers whether corporations can be sued for violations of international law.

Soft Bigotry, Meet Low Expectations

Mitt Romney "won" in Michigan because he didn't lose.

Obama Smash!

In his most aggressive speech yet, President Obama lays out a blistering attack on Republican ideas.

Virginia Passes Sonogram Bill After All

Protests and national attention couldn't stop legislators from ushering ultrasound legislation through the statehouse.

A German History Lesson

It's a good thing Germany didn't follow the advice it's giving Greece in 1945.

Dirty Tactics in Fight for Prison Privatization

The Florida Senate rejected the bill 21-19, but it was a hard fought victory "straight out of a gangster movie." 

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