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Great Expectationsnew

Governor Spitzer defines his office and the Pataki regime feels the pain.
New York Press  |  John DeSio  |  01-11-2007  |  Politics

Red, Spite and Bluenew

As Democrats promise a new era of cooperation, partisan rancor still rules on Capitol Hill.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Traci Hukill  |  01-11-2007  |  Politics

Meet the New Bossesnew

Only the newly elected Congress can stop Bush and his troop surge -- the bad news is that Democratic members of both houses have shown little appetite to do this.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Editorial  |  01-05-2007  |  Commentary

Destination Albanynew

Governor-elect Eliot Spitzer begins the process of filling his cabinet with particular focus on non-partisanship.
New York Press  |  John DeSio  |  01-05-2007  |  Politics

Porkmistress Pelosinew

Madam Speaker says she wants to tame pork-barrel spenders -- takes one to know one.
SF Weekly  |  Matt Smith  |  01-04-2007  |  Politics

Deval and Duke in 07?new

A few suggestions for new governor Deval Patrick, as he mulls over which portrait to hang in the corner office.
Dig Boston  |  James V. Horrigan  |  01-03-2007  |  Politics

Getting Centerednew

The midterm elections made it clear that voters want solutions over partisanship, and politicians, remarkably, are responding.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Andrew Gumbel  |  12-15-2006  |  Politics

The Jig Is Upnew

Why we'll remember November, when our hopes were dashed -- and rekindled.
Illinois Times  |  Hal Crowther  |  12-14-2006  |  Politics

Trojan Horse?new

Governor-elect Patrick Deval cuddles up with Microsoft lobbyist.
Dig Boston  |  Paul McMorrow  |  12-13-2006  |  Politics

Dems Dig Outnew

One race does not a landslide make -- so why are some Texas underdogs so happy?
Fort Worth Weekly  |  Betty Brink  |  12-07-2006  |  Politics

What the Democrats Must Donew

Mandate for the new majority: Curb the president's power to torture.
The Village Voice  |  Nat Hentoff  |  11-30-2006  |  Commentary

The Case of the Missing Web Pagenew

A pre-election squabble in Berkeley raises questions about high-tech arbiters of free speech.
East Bay Express  |  Kara Platoni  |  11-30-2006  |  Politics

Escape from Capitol Hillnew

Sen. Mark Dayton is counting the days to his D.C. exodus.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  G.R. Anderson Jr.  |  11-30-2006  |  Politics

Nursing a Movementnew

Handing over the keys to the Democrats means issues like universal health care stand a chance.
San Antonio Current  |  Dave Maass  |  11-29-2006  |  Science

Man of the Housenew

Rep. Artur Davis considers his next move.
Birmingham Weekly  |  Kyle Whitmire  |  11-20-2006  |  Politics

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