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Hey Rube! A midterm preview...

By R. Neal
May 11, 2006 - For a preview of how it's going to play out in the 2006 midterms, check out this report about a scripted GOP attack against Harold Ford Jr. for taking "Hollywood money." But wait, there's more. It seems the GOP is throwing bricks from inside a glass house.

The GOP's faith-based base

May 9, 2006 - With Bush's approval ratings reaching historic lows -- what one GOP spokesperson, with admirable understatement, calls "a challenging political environment" -- the question arises: who is holding on to support our beleagured president and his party?

More May Day updates

May 3, 2006 - Welcome to those of you coming from Daily Kos, Crooks and Liars, National Review (!), and other places that highlighted our coverage of yesterday's May Day immigrant rights events that shook the South.

Meet Virginia Delegate David Englin

April 24, 2006 - Pam Spaulding at Pam's House Blend has an exclusive interview with freshman Virginia state delegate David Englin, who -- in his first major act in the state legislature -- stood to oppose an ammendment against gay marriage and civil unions.