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Yes, Obama Won a Mandate


Jonathan Cohn, The New RepublicFour more years. Four more years. Four more years … of what? That’s pretty much the way the political conversation went Tuesday night, at least based on what I saw on television. Just minutes after t…

Justin Frank: Wanting to Know… and Not


When push comes to shove, Americans are far more like Obama than Romney. And herein lies the paradox: many of us plan to vote for someone fundamentally different from ourselves, who doesn’t know what we know. Sandy put this paradox into bold relief.

Arianna Huffington: The Election Issue

In the election issue of Huffington magazine this week, Dan Froomkin revisits some of the idealists who supported Barack Obama in 2008 and finds them "chastened by the reality that Obama is a politician, not an activist." Elsewhere in the issue, Ben