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Iowa caucuses: Spending big doesn’t assure a candidate’s victory

Iowa caucuses - both Democratic and Republican - are exercises in genuine, local neighbor-to-neighbor democracy.

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Iowa caucuses: Sanders and Clinton in dead heat

As a result of the 1,681 caucuses held across the state last night, there will be about an equal number of Clinton delegates and Sanders delegates at the 99 county conventions to be held in March.

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Beyond deportation: Fixing a broken system, filing a federal suit

Ending detentions and mass deportations will require political courage and action from whoever is elected. 

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Whither Virginia in the 2016 national elections?

Election outcomes in Virginia have swung back and forth between Republicans and Democrats, largely depending on election turnout.

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Sanders and Clinton: Both can be true, both need each other

Whoever wins the Democratic nomination will have to build a movement capable of beating the Republican, whose victory would be a great danger.

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Race or class: Must Bernie choose?

Is Sanders' greatest weakness his campaign's limited addressing of race? Or is he being unfairly targeted for taking on economic injustice?

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Dildos for the Bundy brothers: Love, laughter, and the politics of joy

Mailing dildos instead of throwing grenades represents a different kind of politics. It counters hate, anger, and violence by making love instead of waging war.

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VIDEO: Among the Bernites, reporting from the trenches of the Sanders campaign

January 23 was a big day for Bernie Sanders supporters; he didn't disappoint.

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An old-fashioned red scare? Sanders, socialism, and the Democrats’ anti-communism

Numerous Democrats have warned us about what "awful things" will happen if Sanders gets the nomination.

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VIDEO: Is America’s love of guns stopping common sense gun regulation?

Obama stated: "We are the only advanced country on Earth that sees this kind of mass [gun] violence erupt with this kind of frequency."

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