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Patricia A. Nugent: When Hillary Clinton announced that she’s again running for president, I cried.

I had also cried when I voted for her in the 2008 Democratic presidential primary. I didn’t realize they were that close to the surface, but when I actually saw … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · 4 Comments

Marc Jampole: Hillary will win in November unless…

Hillary will win in November unless Americans want to end Social Security, Medicare & aid to public schools Now the media attacks on Hillary will begin in earnest, if for … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

Glenn Greenwald: Jeb Bush v. Hillary Clinton — the perfectly illustrative election

Jeb Bush recently suggested he was running for President in 2016. If he wins the GOP nomination, it is highly likely that his opponent for the presidency would be Hillary … Continue reading

December 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jose Padua: The Complete Failure of Everything

We got there right before the guy who ran the slam started coming around with the sign up sheet, and as he walked by I said to him, “I’ll try … Continue reading

September 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sanders Talks ‘Political Revolution’ in Iowa as Clinton Declares: ‘I’m Baaack’

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders both attend events in strategically important state. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders gets a standing ovation from the crowd at a town hall meeting to talk … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bill Moyers and Michael Winship: Politicians Show Their Gratitude Where It Count$

As the world burns, our political class whoops it up with the plutocracy, whether in Martha’s Vineyard or at the Kochs’ posh retreat in southern California. There shall be eternal … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Not Ready for Hillary: The Rationale for Elizabeth Warren

From the moment that Elizabeth Warren stepped on the stage to deliver her Friday morning speech at the Netroots Nation conference in Detroit, the chants echoed around the room. For … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Democrats Should Enter the Class War

This spring, a prominent Democratic pollster sent a memo to party leaders and Democratic elected officials advising them to speak and think differently. The nation’s economy had deteriorated so drastically, … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

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