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Opinion: Remembering Selma From Super Tuesday to Bloody Sunday

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

As every year, the 2012 Selma march follows the route John Lewis took with Dr. King and other pioneers of the civil rights movement. Instead of watching the horse race of election cycles, perhaps March 7 would be better spent reflecting on our collective conscience.

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Opinion: Delegate Math: What They Need to Win

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

It's a catastrophic disaster for the GOP that the results of Super Tuesday were so completely indecisive.

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Opinion: Super Tuesday Results Clear, but GOP Still Super Confusing

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

The Republican party wants to squander the chance to win this election by keeping up their circular firing squad, and listening to advice from train wrecks like Sarah Palin.

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Opinion: The Brilliant Way Women Lawmakers Are Winning the War on Contraception

Monday, March 05, 2012

In response to a range of rabid right-wing assaults on women, legislators—often female—are using absurdist legislation with increasing effectiveness.

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Opinion: Rick Santorum's Violent Torpedo of Truth

Monday, March 05, 2012

Rick Santorum's presidential campaign is like Charlie Sheen's stand-up tour: a disorganized mess of lunatic rants, doomed to failure but veering from one state to another regardless, awing people more with the sheer magnitude of its badness than with its message.

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Opinion: What's Super Tuesday, and Why Should We Care?

Monday, March 05, 2012

The proportional allocation of delegates diminishes the impact of Super Tuesday this year.

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Opinion: Politicizing Naval Base Location Puts National Security at Risk

Friday, March 02, 2012

Bipartisanship isn't a good thing when a bargain poses a threat to national security.

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Opinion: Goodbye Andrew Breitbart, Happy Warrior

Thursday, March 01, 2012

I loved that he could take responsibility when he did something wrong. I think he just wanted the same from his targets.

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Opinion: Mourning Breitbart the Man, Not the Pundit

Thursday, March 01, 2012

While I often shared his jumping off point – that the news media is broken – his fix for that dysfunction was to retaliate with propaganda of his own making – right-wing paranoid conspiracy theories.

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Opinion: Political Climate Hotter, with Less Snowe

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Her retirement adds yet another great moderate to the pile of those who have left Capitol Hill citing deep partisan rancor.

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Opinion: Why Romney's Michigan Scare is Great for Obama

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Ultimately the Republicans have probably lost Michigan with their anti-government and anti-auto industry bailout rants, which is particularly meaningful as Michigan has been tracking Republican.

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Opinion: Sorry Mitt, No Michigan Momentum for You

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The frontrunner required piles of his own cash and the heavy support of a SuperPAC to win a state that always should have gone that way.

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Opinion: Waitress Moms, College Snobs, and the Tug-of-War for Populist America

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Rick Santorum's "snob" comments just don't make sense. And they won't win Waitress Moms in 2012.

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Opinion: Individual Mandate Might Sink Obama in Swing States

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The majority of polls show Obama beating Romney and Santorum nationally, but he's not doing nearly as well in the battleground states that will determine this election.

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Opinion: Romney's Burn Rate - Is Mitt Short on Money?

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Early losses in Iowa and South Carolina forced the Romney campaign to shift gears while spending millions of dollars to do so.

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Opinion: Candidate Fiscal Math No Better Than the Dems'

Friday, February 24, 2012

With the two major parties being the way they are now, there is next to no chance that we're going to avoid a level of debt that severely cuts into core spending programs, and starts to eat away at our economy.

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Opinion: Want to Be a Good Liberal? Get Active

Thursday, February 23, 2012

From a continuation on Bush security policies from indefinite detention to drone attacks, to a failure to pursue criminal charges against the executives that brought our economy to its knees, the Obama Administration has scored middling marks among its base supporters.

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Opinion: Ron Paul Beats Obama in Iowa—So Now What?

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

In a state critical to the President's re-election chances, a new poll finds Ron Paul is the only Republican beating both Obama and the margin of error.

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Opinion: Chris Christie Blew It on Gay Marriage

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Vetoing New Jersey's gay marriage bill was his first big lapse in leadership—and it won't necessarily help him win Republicans in 2016..

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Opinion: In Michigan, Democrats for Santorum

Monday, February 20, 2012

While nobody loves Mitt Romney, there are two groups who love Santorum's candidacy: The radical religious right…and liberals.

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