Stories by John Nichols

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Posted on: Oct 6, 2002, Source: The Nation

Rarely in the history of the Senate has a member so bluntly criticized the White House and his own party colleagues on a question of warmaking.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2002, Source: In These Times

In upcoming midterm elections, candidates have the potential to shift the discourse dramatically. From likely winners to long shots, here are 10 to watch in 2002.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2002, Source: The Nation

Virtually alone among Senate Democrats, Paul Wellstone sees himself not just as a member of Congress but as a member of a movement rife with progressives and liberals.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2001, Source: The Nation

The long-awaited recount of the Florida election revealed little new information. That didn't stop news outlets from declaring Bush a winner, even though more people intended to vote for Gore.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2000, Source: Madison Capital Times

A third party presidential campaign against a conservative Republican and an only marginally less conservative Democrat. Issues at stake: corporate power, campaign reform, a two party duopoly. Response to the campaign: attacks from liberals who fear the "spoiler" factor. Nader in 2000? Try "Fighting" Bob La Follette in 1924.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2000, Source: The Nation

Philadelphia is such a Democratic town that the electricians wiring Bush's convention podium wore t-shirts that read "Republican... for a week." (Photo from <a href=></A>)

Posted on: Aug 1, 2000, Source: The Nation

Thousands of activists disrupted the Republican National Convention on Tuesday afternoon, provoking at least 282 arrests and some police violence, in what may well have been the most raucous convention demonstrations since Chicago in 1968. (Photo from <a href=></A>)

Posted on: Jul 31, 2000, Source: The Nation

Protesters with School of the Americas Watch made a splash yesterday that ended with eight arrests, while Philadelphia police refused to arrest poor and homeless activists in an unlicensed march.