Opinion

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Smiling, Romney stuck a dagger in your heart

That about sums up Mitt Romney's performance in Wednesday night's debate.

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Why Romney’s slipping in polls

Polls say President Barack Obama has an advantage - in fact, some separation - over GOP nominee Mitt Romney; how do we account for this?

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Why I’m voting for Obama and Democrats as a person of faith

This season overlaps with another period of reflection on the theme of outgoing and incoming: the end of President Obama's first term and his re-election to a second.

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Romney, Obama and the real Jerusalem issue

The words "Jerusalem is and will remain the capital of Israel" were in the 2008 Democratic Party platform but not, at first, in this year's text.

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What does it take to “Rebuild the Dream”?

In September 2009, Van Jones stepped down as Special Advisor under a barrage of right-wing criticism of his youthful flirtation with leftist politics.

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Being president takes more than a businessman

As we roll, or descend, into another presidential campaign, we have once again an opportunity to think about the qualities that we look for in our leader.

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Health care ruling changes national debate

Wow. How quickly the press changes their reporting.

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Obama advances new civil rights revolution

President Barack Obama: "I think same-sex couples should be able to get married."

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2012 elections: Building a new foundation

The class struggle, rather than stopping during an election, actually intensifies.

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“Obamacare” fight could determine nation's future

This fight needs to be looked at in the context of the bigger, rougher national argument over what kind of country and what kind of people we are going to be.

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