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Senator Jon Tester: The Democrats' Last Best Hope

8 May 2011 3:25 PM, PDT | The Daily Beast | See recent The Daily Beast news »

Sen. Jon Tester hunts, farms, has seven fingers, and could well determine his party's fate in 2012. So why are liberals at his throat?

Jon Tester, United States senator, is face down in the mud. Earlier today, Tester and his wife, Sharla, drove from Great Falls, Mont., to their home, T-Bone Farms, 80 miles northeast. It's a journey the Testers have been making nearly every weekend since Jon joined the Senate in January 2007. As usual, they followed the Teton River through sloping sandstone canyons and out onto a vast expanse of flat, treeless farmland, with only the occasional man-made interruption: the United Grain silos in Kershaw, the Ace High Casino in Loma, a billboard about chewing tobacco. "Quitting Was Tough," it said, "But I'm Tougher." The trip took 80 minutes.

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Not everyone, however, enjoyed such a pleasant drive. After turning down Son Lane, »

- Andrew Romano

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Obama's Awful '70s Show Echoes Jimmy Carter

24 April 2011 10:16 PM, PDT | The Daily Beast | See recent The Daily Beast news »

Gas prices are heading toward $5, single-family home sales are at a low-and with President Obama ignoring his base like Jimmy Carter did, he could end up being another one-term president, Eric Alterman writes.

Can You Spell "M-a-l-a-i-s-e?"

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Stylistically speaking, Barack Obama could hardly be further from Jimmy Carter if he really had been born in Kenya. Carter was a born-again Baptist who was raised on his father's peanut plantation and supported George Wallace on the road to the Georgia state house. Barack Obama-well, you know the story. But the two men have a great deal in common in their approach to the presidency, and not one of these similarities is good news for the Democrats or even for America. Both men rule without regard to the concerns of the base of their party. Both held themselves to be »

- Eric Alterman

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The House's Hush-Hush Alliance

16 March 2011 4:18 PM, PDT | The Daily Beast | See recent The Daily Beast news »

With feisty Tea Partiers refusing to fall into line, House Speaker John Boehner is leaning on an unexpected ally: Nancy Pelosi. She reveals their odd coupling to Eleanor Clift.

The Tea Party helped elect the largest freshman class in six decades on the strength of their commitment to come to Washington and cut the deficit. When 54 House Republicans voted no on the latest stopgap budget measure to fund the government for three weeks, most people assumed these were the crusading freshmen determined to fulfill their promise to the voters. But they are wrong: only 20 of the 54 who voted no are part of the 87-member-strong class of 2010; the rest are more veteran members.  

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"I watched the debate very carefully," Nancy Pelosi told a small group of reporters Wednesday afternoon. "New members are interested in cuts; more senior members are interested in riders, »

- Eleanor Clift

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