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Paralyzed by Polarization

Even the hyper-partisans in Congress are beginning to feel the heat from overwhelming public disapproval. John Avlon on why it's time for the common …

It's Obvious That Democrats Are Looking To Score A Huge Victory Over The GOP

Then yesterday there was no progress. The day started with John Boehner telling the House GOP caucus that talks with The White House were broken down, and that there was a risk that Senate Republicans were working behind the House's back to craft a deal with The White House.<p>Then, not long after …

The South is holding America hostage

<b>(Brandon Bourdages, Paul Wishart via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>The Tea Party’s not crazy — they had a plan. Now liberals and progressives need one, too<p>Michael Lind<p>October 13, 2013 10:59am (UTC)<p>When I have described the well-considered, coherent political and economic strategies of the conservative white …

Republicans Aren't The 'Daddy Party' Anymore

Duncan Black comments on the insane reader mail I've gotten this week:<p>For as long as I can remember, the Republicans were the serious daddy party, and the Democrats were the dirty hippie hysterical mommy party.<p>If you look past the crude gender stereotype, the mommy party/daddy party frame is …

Cruz Wins Value Voters Straw Poll

Sarah Palin Makes The Tea Party Case For Steve Lonegan

In the final days of the New Jersey special election, Lonegan zeroes in on the base at the New Egypt Speedway. "Just know that the eyes of America are on you right now," says Palin.<p>NEW EGYPT, N.J. — About a mile north of New Egypt Speedway Saturday, the dusty D-shaped racetrack where Sarah Palin …

Sarah Palin Campaigns in New Jersey