Opinion

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How would a Tea Party Congress govern?

A growing part of the 2010 mid-term election campaigning by labor and other progressive groups involves warning voters what life would actually be like if the Tea Party took over the Congress.

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Glenn Beck rally: sound and fury, signifying ...

The much vaunted "Restoring Honor" rally, hosted by Fox News' Glenn Beck, promoted 24/7 on that station and others, and bankrolled by far-right billionaires, drew an estimated 87,000 people, according to CBS News.

Michigan governor race: Snyder the outsourcer vs. Bernero the fighter

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- In the race for the Michigan governor's job, the choice is simple.

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Little things count in elections

Texas labor-backed candidates hope to win big in November.

 

Of lynch mobs and lawsuits, immigration reform today

As the summer marches on, the possibility that a comprehensive immigration reform law be passed before the November elections is more and more problematic.

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Progressive challenge: defeat GOP in November elections

Defeating the Republicans in November must be the top priority for all progressives.

A cautionary tale

Sometimes we can learn lessons from our adversaries, and here's one we need to heed.

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Support for the tea party weakens

The most important feature of last Tuesday's primary was not the anti-incumbent vote.

The political time of day

When asked what time it was, Yogi Berra responded, "You mean, right now?" For those who are involved in politics, the question is "What's the political time of day, like right now?"

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Young Latino voters -- an emerging giant

"The Emerging Hispanic Electorate: The Young Giant Awakens," a survey of 1,500 Hispanics, ages 16 to 29, has just been released by Democracia, and contains both good and bad news for big and little "d," democratic politics.

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