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February 20, 2008


I just donated to Lessig’s congressional campaign fund. Have you

February 5, 2008


Image by Shepard Fairey. The biggest problem I have with the Clinton legacy is its failure to articulate a strong defense of progressive values. I

January 8, 2008

Bonus Army

I’ve been thinking a lot about Obama. According to Ezra Klein: his answer to arguments against consensus rhetoric [see my earlier post] is that his

December 17, 2007

Big Table

For those who haven’t been following, Obama’s been doing his best to alienate the progressive left. That’s resulted in him butting heads with two of

November 1, 2007


If John Edwards is going to win the primary, he must first clearly differentiate himself from the other candidates. I’ve been worried that he has

October 1, 2007

Matching Funds

Although it draws attention to his laggard fundraising, Edwards decision to accept matching funds means he’ll have more money than either Obama or

August 24, 2007

One America

The text of John Edward’s Hanover speech reprinted in full (via Crooked Timber): Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: “To Build One America, End the

July 23, 2007


It may seem that Edwards is running a distant third to the two leading Democratic candidates, but don’t write him off yet. As you may remember from

June 18, 2007

Ending Poverty

Been lagging on my Edwards blogging, here is some catchup: First, Edwards announced a plan for the government to buy up drug patents and release

March 20, 2007

Health care

I haven’t been doing much John Edwards blogging since he announced his candidacy, but back in February I had bookmarked two articles about Edwards’

December 29, 2006


An article from last month’s Nation magazine talks about what Edwards has been doing this year, since he founded his Center on Poverty, Work and

December 29, 2006


Steve Benen, who is guest blogging over at Political Animal, quotes John Edwards answering a question as to whether he would give balancing the

December 29, 2006

Edwards 2.0

Last election bloggers, many of whom had initially supported the tech-savvy Howard Dean campaign, felt that they had to drag the Kerry campaign into

December 27, 2006

Edwards 08

Since it has now been officially announced, I’d like to throw in my endorsement: Over the next two years I’ll be writing an ongoing series of posts