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MacFarquhar Defends Controversial New Congressman from "Muslim-Bashers"

MacFarquhar dismisses Keith Ellison's past ties to the Nation of Islam and the anti-Semite Lewis Farrakhan, says Ellison is being "attacked on religious grounds."

Times Hints Racism a Factor in Harold Ford's Failure

Adam Nossiter: "The crowd in the room packed with Corker supporters told its own story: It was almost entirely white." And Nossiter back in 2001 said of Southerners who "revere the Confederacy": ...

Election Over, the Times Finds Some Liberals in Congress

Just in time not to scare away Democratic voters: "In the House, Democratic unity could also be tested in relations between the new committee chairmen - many of whom are liberal veterans who ...

Democrats Now Have a "Mandate" - But 1994 GOP Didn't?

Adam Nagourney: "The Democratic Party can clearly claim a mandate."

Nancy Pelosi, Victim of Conservative "Caricature"

And another appearance by "conservative" anti-war hero Rep. John Murtha.

Dobbs Knocks Conservative, Business Groups on Wages

CNN anchor lectures opponents of a minimum wage increase.

Stick a Fork in Him, Bush Is Done

Mark Leibovich on Bush's news conference: "Yet for someone whose presidency had just been repudiated...."

"Unyielding" Bush Must Reach Beyond "Conservative Base" (and Fire Rumsfeld?)

Robin Toner sees a "more conciliatory" Bush in the offing.