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Dear Courts, Please Ignore Mitch McConnell's Latest Lawsuit
December 07, 2012

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has a habit of rushing to court to reverse his political defeats. The ink wasn’t dry on the McCain-Feingold Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act when McConnell filed a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality in court in 2002. McConnell and Senate Republicans supported similar suits challenging the Affordable Care Act moments after President Obama signed it. And now McConnell is at it again. Along with 41 Republican Senators, McConnell has filed a lawsuit, which the U.S.

How Human Rights Became our Ideology
November 16, 2012

The modern idea of human rights was only created after World War II. In the next half-century, it became a global movement.

Did Romney’s Cheapness Doom His Campaign?
November 08, 2012

We're now being told that the Romney campaign was seriously hurt by a lack of funds. Should he have dipped into his own pocket?

Exit Polls Can’t Explain Why Obama Won
November 07, 2012

It's harder than you might think to figure out, from reading exit polls, the substantive reasons for President Obama's victory.

Mitt Could Have Won Ohio. The Reason He Probably Won't? Principle.
November 06, 2012

Mitt's values couldn't be more at odds with working-class voters in Ohio.

No Matter Who Wins Today, the Electoral College Has to Go
November 05, 2012

The possibility of a split between the electoral and popular votes is another reminder that the Electoral College should be got rid of.

Eight More Years! The Case for Removing Term Limits
November 05, 2012

How the 22nd Amendment is hurting the country.

The Most Important Election of Our Lives
November 04, 2012

The case for re-electing Obama--and feeling good about it.

The Right’s (Possible) Coming Freak-Out
November 04, 2012

Odds are that if Barack Obama is reelected, there will be some pretty angry reactions on the right. Here are some forms it might take.

Liberals Worry, “What If We Win?”
November 02, 2012

The Democrats should untwist their knickers about how awful it will be to win.

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