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Dem strategists: Move toward center

They are urging President Obama to shift toward the center ahead of 2012. Read the full story from Politico…

Cantor lays out 22-page game plan

The bold document shows that he wants to be taken as a serious reformer and policy leader. Read the full story from Politico…

OK, we won. Now what?

OK, we won. Now what?

Emboldened by a commanding House majority and Senate gains, Republican leaders vowed Wednesday to deliver on their “golden opportunity” to roll back the size of government and President Barack Obama‘s…

GM to change company it keeps

Even as government control diminishes, auto industry officials say conflict will continue. Read the full story from Politico…

Steve Clemons: The 2010 Election: Bill Clinton Is the New "One"

President Obama’s team — heck, even Hillary Clinton’s presidential team — saw former President Bill Clinton as a problem, as unpredictable, as off his game and a potential major liability.…

Chip Berlet: The Tea Party Republicans’ Malek Problem

Fred V. Malek, is a key political strategist for the American Action Network which just spent some $7 million to unseat Congressional Democrats with votes from the Tea Partiers. Malek…

Robert K. Lifton: Democrats’ Loss May Be Obama’s Re-Election Gain

With the interim Congressional elections and the attendant enormous media attention over, the political pundits will now turn their focus to the Presidential elections two years from now. Republicans have…

Alaska Senate Race Saga Continues: Lisa Murkowski & Joe Miller Set For Another Showdown

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Alaska Senate race was headed for another nailbiter in the rematch between write-in candidate Sen. Lisa Murkowski and tea party favorite Joe Miller as supporters from…

Billy Wimsatt: Youth Vote Against Republican Tsunami by 19 Points

National exit polls of more than 17,000 voters show a remarkable trend: Adults age 18-29 voted against the Republican Tsunami by 16 points (56-40). Younger adults age 18-24 were even…

AFL-CIO President Trumka: ‘We Did Our Job’ In 2010

At various junctures during the 2010 cycle, the lack of enthusiasm among labor organizations and, more specifically, union workers, appeared like it would seriously hamper the Democratic Party’s chances. Labor…