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What’s At Stake in 2012

Jamelle Bouie: Gerson says that the terms of the debate this fall will be between “Reform Conservatism” and “Obama’s surprisingly unreconstructed liberalism.” Now is not the place to define Obama’s liberalism, but even if it were, this is wrong. The 2012 election isn’t a debate between two variations on welfare state capitalism—it’s a choice between [...]
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Jamelle Bouie: Memo to Dems: Beware of post-debate snap polls

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Will The Senate Lean Further Left?

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