Two issues dominated the opening of the third and last Democratic presidential debate of 2015: the Bernie Sanders-Hillary Clinton data breach controversy, and foreign policy—namely how to deal with Islamic State. (Updated)
In one Truthdig columnist's rebuttal of another, Scott Tucker takes on what he calls "a piece of Clintonista campaigning" by Joe Conason.
Hear the campaign launch speech of the lone openly socialist figure in the national US political establishmentHear the campaign launch speech of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, the lone open socialist in the national U.
Finally, there is a much needed debate about the relationship that people who are working for progressive change should have with the Democratic Party -- one that has existed at the edges, in email discussions and private conversations, but is now moving to center stage. And it includes the issue of a presidential run by Sen. Bernie Sanders.
A look at the day's political happenings, including Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly renewing their gun control push and why Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's catchy new campaign video against his Democratic Senate opponent is a big fail.
Rep. Michele Bachmann, the tea party favorite from Minnesota who was recently dubbed the winner of "Real Time's" 2013 Craziest Congressman contest by host Bill Maher, announced Wednesday that she will not seek re-election in 2014.
A look at the day's political happenings, including a Romney surrogate playing the race card and an interesting Electoral College proposal that could reshape the way presidential candidates campaign.
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein thanks supporters after it was announced this week that she is the first-ever member of the party to qualify for federal matching funds.
A look at the day's political happenings, including President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in Ohio, the DOJ's decision in the John Edwards case, and the HBO show "Game of Thrones" getting political.
When did Mitt Romney start loving Bill Clinton? Since the presumed Republican presidential nominee evidently realized that praising the former Democratic president could earn him the votes of political moderates.