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Olbermann contributed to three Dems

The donations may put the MSNBC host in violation of NBC ethics policies. Read the full story from Politico…

Election may be over but divided government remains

Election may be over but divided government remains

Barely an hour after President Barack Obama invited congressional Republicans to post-election talks to work together on major issues, the Senate’s GOP leader had a blunt message: His party’s main…

Kirk offers hope vs. secret donors

Opinion: The new senator could push a meaningful disclosure law during the lame-duck session. Read the full story from Politico…

The ego factor: Can Obama change?

Successful presidents self-critique. Read the full story from Politico…

White Southern Democrats: An endangered species

White Southern Democrats: An endangered species

The white Southern Democrat — endangered since the 1960s civil rights era — is sliding nearer to extinction. After this week’s elections, the Democratic Party barely holds a presence in…

Class warfare fractures both parties

Opinion: If Democrats can’t deliver a good economy, the party loses its populist base. Read the full story from Politico…

Who Got The Most Bang For Their Bucks?

After all the talk about the impact of independent groups on this year’s midterm elections, the debate over at least one important question can now begin in earnest: Which groups…

Andrea Prasow: The Trial That Wasn’t: The Sentencing of Omar Khadr

A layer of mold covered my tent in “Camp Justice” at Guantanamo last week. It was on the walls, on the thick yellow cables that bring in power from the…

Ami Fields-Meyer: A Sixteen Year Old’s Hopeful Frustration

I was having some trouble focusing on my AP Economics homework on Tuesday night. Something on the desktop of my computer kept catching my eye. A four year old had…

Generation War: Once Children During 9/11, Now Soldiers In Afghanistan

MARJAH, Afghanistan — Lance Cpl. Jacob Adams was in 5th grade math class when hijacked jetliners slammed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. His parents took him out…