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How Can Progressives Succeed In Trump Country? Ask Tom Perriello.
The former Virginia congressman can wow journalists. But can he succeed within his own party?
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What It Was Like To Be An Openly Gay Candidate For Congress In 1996
The latest "Candidate Confessional" podcast looks at a key race in the 1990s.
Al Gore Returns To Florida To Campaign For Hillary Clinton
It's going to be bittersweet.
The Democratic Leader House Members Feared The Most Wasn't Nancy Pelosi
The person you didn't want to have a meeting with was her whip.
How Obamacare Town Halls Went From Chaotic To Downright Frightening
“I was getting spit on. My staff was getting kicked. We were getting calls using the N word every day."
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This Congressman's Story Perfectly Illustrates GOP Obstructionism Toward Obama
Two weeks after Tom Perriello took office, he was being hit with attack ads.
Jesse Jackson Saw Greatness For Bernie Sanders Back In The '80s
"In many ways, Bernie is running the Jackson campaign," he says now.
The Moment A Kid Named Obama Realized A Black President 'Can Happen'
Rev. Jesse Jackson faced doubts and death threats when he ran for the White House. He also inspired some notable young politicians.
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Watch Anthony Weiner Discover He's Not Going To Be New York's Mayor
There was about as much pain and anguish as you could imagine.
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Why The Most Sexist Arena Is Still Electoral Politics
For Sandra Fluke, it was easier to slay Rush Limbaugh than win a state senate race.
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Jeb Bush's Campaign Shows Just How Insufferable Big Money Donors Can Be
"We could have probably had 19 full-time staffers dedicated just to the donor advice."
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Jeb Bush Couldn't 'Fix It.' There's A Simple Reason Why.
It wasn't just the Donald that did him in.
Clay Aiken Gained 30 Pounds Eating Bojangles Chicken During His Campaign
"You convince yourself that it is healthy because it is chicken."
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