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Obama in Israel: A Primer for Liberals

Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch

The liberal President reminded us that liberals were always on the side of those who sought self-determination, including Palestinian self-determination.

Liberalism and My Generation

Mitchell Alexander | Posted 04.19.2013 | Teen
Mitchell Alexander

I truly believe that this generation is different. We have an aura of tolerance and hope, and America will come closer than it ever has before to total equality in our lifetime.

Why Obama Is Not A True Liberal

Eric Alterman | Posted 06.18.2012 | Books
Eric Alterman

Is Barack Obama a Liberal? Well, maybe once upon a time, but today, no way. Just take a look at the history (and don't feel bad if you're surprised and disappointed. Your author sure was and he should have known better).

Liberal Ad Campaign: GOP 'Killing The American Dream'

Sam Stein | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Sam Stein

WASHINGTON -- Progressive angst over the Obama administration has not necessarily abated since the signing of the debt ceiling deal in early August. B...

Hope 2.0: Standing With Obama Over the Long Haul

Mark Klempner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Klempner

It's not that I object to critical thinking. We need it. Yet, while we're reminding Obama of his promises and scrutinizing him on his decisions, we need to stand with him.

David Brooks Slams Obama's "Liberal Suicide March"

New York Times | DAVID BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was interesting to watch the Republican Party lose touch with America. You had a party led by conservative Southerners who neither understood nor s...

Obama and the Left

Gara LaMarche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gara LaMarche

Obama has genuine real-world issues to balance, and I have no reason to believe he has not arrived at these few controversial decisions genuinely and in a typically thoughtful and engaged manner.

Phasing Out of Transition and Into the Book Business

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

Leaving transition work, I find myself a lot more hopeful about generally progressive policy coming out of the Obama administration than some of my friends in the progressive blogosphere.

Obama's Supreme Court: Who Would He Pick?

Los Angeles Times | David G. Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's election probably does not herald a new liberal era at the Supreme Court, since none of the conservative justices -- who are in the maj...

Sam Stein

McCain Ad Goes Back To The Well: Obama A Liberal Liar | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain is out with a post-debate ad that, perhaps in a sign of how the affair went, doesn't even mention last night's affair. Titled "Folks," t...

The Corporate Media Experiment: Why Isn't Senator Obama 'One of Us'?

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

McCain couldn't possibly be an elitist and out of touch with most Americans because it doesn't fit the media narrative. He's just not.

Netroots Activist: Obama Win Would Be Victory For "Centrist Government"

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama put himself on the opposite side of his party's leadership in the Senate yesterday by reversing course ...

Why Chase The Center When You Can Rendezvous with It?

Darin Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Darin Murphy

The movement that Obama created launched his campaign to a higher altitude than the conventional path. Now he needs to stay on message, keep making sense and let the center catch up with him.

Sam Stein

McCain Camp: Obama Too Liberal...And He Sides With Bush | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Preempting Barack Obama's remarks tonight, the McCain campaign sent out a statement highlighting the fact that the Illinois Democrat had, on many occa...

How Barack Obama Can Frame His "Liberal" Label

Stephen Ducat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Ducat

Obama needs to hew to what has been a largely successful strategy of branding himself as the candidate who transcends labels and shrink-wrapped ideologies.

Obama Defends Liberal Label

MSNBC | Aswini Anburajan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the shadow of the state capitol that provided the United States with one of the most conservative presidents in recent history, Obama last night ra...