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Democrats against Obama

Now that the midterm wipeout has concluded, analysts are already sizing up the GOP challengers to a weakened Barack Obama. Not only that: some Democratic party elders are considering the once-unthinkable scenario of a debilitating challenge to Barack Oba
Even before the rout at the polls, Democrats were nervous about their President. The left felt sold out, and moderates were frightened. Now it's payback time.
By STEVEN STARK  |  November 05, 2010

Rise of the political bogeyman

The Republicans appear headed to a second straight national pummeling, which will leave it marginalized in the federal government and an increasing number of state houses. Many party faithful are already noting the need for the GOP to move back toward t
Impotent on the issues, the GOP turns to scare tactics. Be afraid!
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  October 29, 2008

The Milquetoast and the Blowhard

Now is not the time for Lincoln Chafee to be timid.
Rhode Island’s Shakespearean Senate battle
By ADAM REILLY  |  September 08, 2006

Rally ’round the flag

The United States is on the verge of joining China, Cuba, and Iran as the only nations in the world where “desecrating” the flag is a national crime.
Why the Senate must defeat the constitutional amendment prohibiting ‘desecration’
By EDITORIAL  |  June 21, 2006