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1936 Election

Re-Re-elect FDR! Make 2012 the New 1936!

Harvey J. Kaye | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics
Harvey J. Kaye

What he and his generation of progressive Americans made sure of was that America concretely deepened and strengthened its democratic institutions, broadened individual liberties and rendered America freer and ever so much more aligned with its historic promise.

Obama Can Win Big With FDR Formula

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Always a savvy pragmatist, FDR finally realized it was impossible to compromise with those who refuse to compromise. He also saw that he needed to move left to catch up with his "followers," who were demanding more vigorous action.

The Unwise Men's Gifts to Obama

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

'Tis the season for gift giving, and the President of the United States is in need of presents. Barack Obama could use some gifts to cheer him up and get his presidency back on track.