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Obama's Clinton Bounce in Denver

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Hillary's convention speech definitely fell short on detailing a personal case for Obama as the right person for the job. That's the core issue for the remaining voters.

The Tyra Factor ( Or The Five People More Damaging To Obama Than McCain Is)

Natasha Vargas-Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Natasha Vargas-Cooper

Unless there's some terrorist attack or legions of the undead rise from their graves, I seriously doubt McCain is going to win the election -- unless, that is, these wackos don't keep their mouths shut!

An Open Letter to The Nation's Open Letter to Barack Obama

Marissa Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marissa Moss

As much as Obama cannot and should not abandon his goals, neither can we. We want change we can believe in, but we also want change that can happen.

An Open Letter to Barack Obama

Katrina vanden Heuvel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katrina vanden Heuvel

Many progressive supporters of Obama are urging him in a new open letter to stand firm on the principles he so compellingly articulated in his successful primary fight.

Helping Put Rove in Contempt

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

Linda Sanchez (D-CA) has been a true leader in the fight to hold Rove in contempt. "I think it's ridiculous that Karl Rove thinks that he doesn't have to follow the law," Sanchez told me.

The Nation Adds A Sex Column

MarketWatch | Jon Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Journalists love to be surprised. We live to find story angles that reek of contradictions. Every once in a while, we're lucky enough to come across s...

Clinton and Obama Silence On Winter Soldier Divides Progressives

Christine Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Escobar

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have yet to acknowledge the Iraq withdrawal plan crafted by members of their own party, and it appears there is little pressure from the press to question them on it.