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Facing Tight Recall Race, AZ Tea Party President Pearce Double Downs on Extremists

Jeff Biggers | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

In the last laps of his close recall election, Arizona State Senate President Russell Pearce has doubled down on his extremist bona fides in a desperate appeal for funding and support from the nation's most notorious right-wing fringe activists.

Let's Help, Not Hinder, Schools in Teaching the Constitution

Caroline Fredrickson | Posted 11.16.2011 | Education
Caroline Fredrickson

There is a real need to improve civics education in our nation's schools, one that should be taken seriously. Constitution Day is worthy of celebration; let's help schools do so in a positive, productive manner.

Parents: This Fall, Beware Tea Partiers Dressed Up as James Madison

Doug Kendall | Posted 07.13.2011 | Education
Doug Kendall

It is undoubtedly the case that all our kids could use a good civics lesson, but the modern day James Madisons from the Tea Party who are vying for access to our schools are peddling ideological snake oil, not real history.

Leaders Absent at Health Care Demonstration in Midtown

Glyn Vincent | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Glyn Vincent

Somehow not a single Democratic politician, official or one of their minions in the entire state of New York was available to make an appearance.