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  • Dems contract case of self-delusion — or not

    The Democratic bloggers on the netroots seem to be prone to wildly optimistic self-delusion – and then again, maybe they’re not so crazy after all

  • Takings campaigns around the West

    A detailed graph sums up the status of the current "takings’ initiative campaigns in six Western states

  • Saving open land — a taxing problem

    In Missoula, Mont., and other Western communities, activists search for the winning formula to pass new open-space bonds in November

  • November Surprise

    Ray Ring’s cover story on the libertarian stealth campaign to put "takings" initiatives on Western ballots is the biggest untold political story of the year

  • Pete McCloskey rides again

    Former California Rep. Pete McCloskey says the need to defend the environment is behind his decision to run against Richard Pombo in the Republican primary

  • The West comes closer to speaking with a regional voice

    The writer sees the West moving closer toward a regional presidential primary or caucuses.

  • It’s not whether you win or lose…

    The writer discovers that running for office is what democracy is all about

  • A smart-growth bulldog

    In the city of Albuquerque, underdog candidate Eric Griego, a critic of sprawl, challenges incumbent Mayor Marty Chavez, a pro-growth booster

  • Who will call the shots in Sandy, Utah?

    The writer thinks corporations in places like Sandy, Utah, can exert too much influence over ballot questions

  • The race for president is already on

    The writer says Democratic candidates are quietly jockeying for a place on the ticket in 2008

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