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  • Kucinich
    Former U.S. congressmember and presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich speaks to Democracy Now! while in Sweden to observe the political festival Almedalen Week, which brings together people from all points on the political spectrum. Kucinich says the United States needs a similarly inclusive political process. "You come here and you see so many different political persuasions represented, and our politics back at home are...
    July 03, 2014 | Story
  • Bobedgar
    Bob Edgar passed away suddenly this morning at his home in Northern Virginia at the age of 69, "according to Common Cause," the democracy watchdog group for which Edgar served as president and CEO.
    April 23, 2013 | Web Exclusive
  • Nermeen_ted
    Watch the recent talk given by Democracy Now! producer and weekly co-host Nermeen Shaikh at TEDxDanubia 2013, titled, "Translating Words."
    April 22, 2013 | Web Exclusive
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    By Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan
    A few miles south of the campus arena in the Mile High City where President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney met in their first debate, Democracy Now! broke the sound barrier by expanding their gated debate to include two third-party presidential candidates. Dr. Jill Stein, of the Green Party, and Rocky Anderson, of the Justice Party, responded to the same questions put to the major-party candidates, in real...
    October 05, 2012 | Columns & Articles
  • Presidential_debate_2012-4
    As President Obama and Mitt Romney prepare to square off in Denver, Colorado, tonight, we look at how the Democrats and Republicans manage to shut out all third parties from the presidential debates. The Obama and Romney campaigns have secretly negotiated a detailed contract that dictates many of the terms of the 2012 presidential debates. This includes who gets to participate, as well as the topics raised during the debates. We’re...
    October 03, 2012 | Story
  • Alec_lisa_button
    Hundreds of state legislators from all 50 states have gathered in New Orleans for the annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council, known as ALEC. Critics say the Washington-based organization plays a key role in helping corporations secretly draft model pro-business legislation that has been used by state lawmakers across the country. Unlike many other organizations, ALEC’s membership includes both state lawmakers and corporate...
    August 05, 2011 | Story