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Posted on: Nov 19, 2008, Source: The Nation

Latinos backed Obama by a 2-to-1 margin on election day and could be the biggest force behind a longterm, center-left political realignment.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Democrats cannot continue to have two almost-all-white states – Iowa and New Hampshire – determine their presidential nominees. The next nominee must be able to activate and inspire a multi-racial, multi-cultural base.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2004, Source: AlterNet

It's time to get prepared for Nov. 3 and the following weeks – the counting and manipulation could really get started after election night.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2004, Source: AlterNet

It's time to end the "soft bigotry of low expectations" that President Bush is afforded in presidential debates.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2004, Source: The Nation

The Democratic nominee will have to chart a new path to the White House: through four key states in the Latino Southwest.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2002, Source: AlterNet

A victory for Lula will mean bottom-up change for Brazil -- and make it clear to the U.S. that Brazilians are not impressed with the free trade experiment.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2002, Source: The Nation

The progressive community's role is not to intervene in the upcoming Brazilian elections, but to keep corporate actors and their allies from mucking up Brazilian democracy.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2001, Source: AlterNet

The "neutral observers" who tallied votes in Florida's election debacle seemed to miss the fundamental point -- no matter how you slice it, Bush really did lose.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2001, Source: AlterNet

Sometime very soon, major media recounts of the Florida vote will show that the election was a fraud; that Bush lost the state and thus the nation. The question is -- how shall citizens respond?