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February 27, 2014 | Blog

The author and legal scholar says the infamous statement played into existing racial biases. Continue reading

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September 24, 2013 | Blog
Here are some of the articles we're reading at Moyers and Company HQ...
Karl Rove, former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to former President George W. Bush, right, talks to Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. August 2012. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
November 12, 2012 | Blog

Senior Writer Michael Winship looks at how the partnership of money and politics played out both during and after the election. Continue reading

President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney participate in the presidential debate, at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. October 2012 (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 21, 2012 | Blog

Here’s a twist: in the second presidential debate, one candidate used the word “poverty” without saying anything about poverty; the other didn’t use the word at all but managed to speak a fair amount about it. Continue reading

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama spar during the second presidential debate at Hofstra University. October 2012. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
October 19, 2012 | Blog

With your help, we ask the questions that have gone unasked, and answer them with the candidates’ own past statements. Continue reading

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October 3, 2012 | Blog
A New York Times interactive looks at the candidates' gestures and the message they might convey to audiences.
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September 28, 2012 | Blog
A look at the past week in super PAC spending. New information shows that, for the first time, liberal super PACs outraised their conservative counterparts.
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September 21, 2012 | Blog
More on Romney's '47 Percent' video, President Obama's Jay-Z / Beyoncé fundraiser and much more in this week's roundup from Mother Jones.
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September 14, 2012 | Blog
A look at the week that was in the world of political dark money, from Mother Jones fellow Gavin Aronsen.