Truthdig correspondent Michael Nigro is on the ground to document the rally and counterprotest.
To start, a small percentage of Americans in both parties nominated the presidential candidates -- who were disliked by a majority of the country.To start, a small percentage of Americans in both parties nominated the presidential candidates—who were disliked by a majority of the country.
A path exists for a credible independent candidate to win the U.S. presidency in 2016. Could that person be the presumptive Green Party nominee?
The Vermont senator has been criticized from all parts of the political spectrum for running as a Democrat rather than an independent. Now, a former presidential candidate who is no stranger to political criticism backs Sanders' decision.
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other "Left, Right & Center" panelists ask: With only 74,000 jobs created last month, who or what is to blame? Also, has New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie solved his Bridge-gate troubles or is his image permanently tarnished?
Just over two-fifths of Americans on average identified as political independents in 2013, the highest rate Gallup has measured since it began conducting polls by telephone 25 years ago. Republican identification fell to 25 percent, the lowest over that span.
A look at the day's political happenings, including some bad news for the California Republican Party and a Mitt Romney ballad you won't want to miss.
A look at the day's political events, including the Arizona special election winner, JPMogran Chase CEO Jamie Dimon heckled and Sheldon Adelson's latest multimillion-dollar donation.
The prolonged Republican primary campaign appears to be taking a toll on independent voters' faith in Mitt Romney. According to the latest Pew poll, only a minority of independents now describe Romney as "honest and trustworthy" and slightly more than half of independent voters now favor Barack Obama in a race against Romney, who led the president in that category only a month ago. (more)
Jon Huntsman could pull off a Granite State miracle if Republicans see him as a winner (and a real conservative), and independents view him as the sane guy in a preposterous crowd (and a moderate).