This year, they did the most harm to their own side.
Time to reframe the debate on the fiscal cliff
Striking a deal with Republicans on entitlements would be a disastrous start to Obama's second term.
For a glimpse of where the GOP is headed, look to California, where Latinos, Asians, and young people just elected Democratic supermajorities to the state legislature.
Obama won Colorado by 51.2 percent of the vote yesterday, but he didn’t win everyone.
Shakespearean tragedy unfolded in the conservative media nerve center as Obama's victory was announced, while a wealth of exhausted pundits dominated the rest of cable news.
D.C. descends on the White House for an impromptu block party
The attempts at voter suppression turned out to be no match for civil-rights lawyers and grassroots volunteers. But that hardly means the fight is over.
Republicans can thank artful gerrymandering for their continued reign of the House of Representatives.
Abandoning large constituencies is not a winning formula, and other lessons from last night.
It went well beyond the White House.
Against all odds, Democrats keep their hold on the Senate—with liberals leading the way.
The Prospect sums up the last night of the election and Obama's victory in Internet shorthand.
On Tuesday, the most diverse coalition in American history re-elected a president—and announced the arrival of an emerging liberal majority.
With a commanding eight-point victory, the newly minted senator from Massachusetts becomes the leader of the Democratic Party's progressive wing.