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Obama and Pope Francis
April 1, 2014 | Blog

The “Nuns on the Bus” leader reflects on the significance of the recent meeting of the pontiff and the president at the Vatican. Continue reading

A few hundred marchers take part in a Martin Luther King Day march and rally to the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., Monday, Jan. 15, 2007. The march was part of a daylong educational summit organized by the Statewide Poverty Action Network. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
March 26, 2014 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

US Israel
March 25, 2014 | Blog

The most optimistic scenario will be epic gridlock. Continue reading

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March 25, 2014 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

Vivek Murthy
March 23, 2014 | Blog

The campaign against Dr. Vivek Murthy is the continuation of a longstanding effort to make discussion of gun violence taboo. Continue reading

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March 17, 2014 | Blog

As Senator Feinstein has revealed, the CIA will not only stall but even spy on Congress to impede its investigation of wrongdoing. Continue reading

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March 11, 2014 | Blog

President Obama will do anything to sell ACA to young people. Continue reading

Supporters hold up hand-painted signs as Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, center, D-Ill., addresses a rally at Yanitelli Center on St. Peter's College campus in Jersey City, N.J., Wednesday Jan. 9, 2008. It is this way wherever Obama goes. Whenever Americans have been challenged, he tells them, there has been only one response. It comes back to him in a deafening roar that surges into a vibrating chant: "YES WE CAN!" (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
March 10, 2014 | Blog

While President Obama’s words can still soar, the actions he proposes show a remarkably consistent inability to leave the ground. Continue reading

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March 10, 2014 | Blog

Watch highlight clips from Bill’s interview with author and legal scholar Ian Haney López on the origins of dog whistle politics and how it may be used in future elections. Continue reading

Tea Party Rally
March 7, 2014 | Blog

The fears that animate the tea party at the grassroots, Haney López says, are racial narratives that blame minorities for what’s going wrong in America. Continue reading

Roosevelt
March 7, 2014 | Blog

In considering his second term legacy, the historian writes that President Obama would do well to take notes from FDR’s “Second Bill of Rights” speech. Continue reading

President Bush, center, stands over a map as he is briefed at Al-Asad Airbase in Anbar province, Iraq, Monday, Sept. 3, 2007. President Bush made a surprise visit to Iraq on Monday, using the war zone as a backdrop to argue his case that the buildup of U.S. troops is helping stabilizing the nation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
March 4, 2014 | Blog

The US isn’t getting any less powerful, but its power is growing more irrelevant. Continue reading

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March 4, 2014 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

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February 28, 2014 | Blog

The GOP’s Southern Strategy has yielded some success, but ultimately race is just a single variable. Continue reading

President Barack Obama walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 5, 2013, before his departure on Marine One helicopter to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and a visit with veterans who are being treated at the hospital and their families. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 27, 2014 | Blog

Five years into the Obama administration, “Thou Shalt Not” has become “Thou Shalt”. Continue reading

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