Whether it's jobs, deficits, education or other concerns, an examination of Texas under Rick Perry ought to give any American a shudder.
Following a string of hotly contested bills passed by the GOP-controlled state legislature, including a controversial voter ID bill, Walker has his next target in sight: close down state motor vehicle offices in Democratic-leaning districts.
Perhaps in an effort to show off his conservative potential, Cain has made a string of controversial comments.
Like others, I'm disappointed with some of the administration's policies over the past two years - but I'm mindful of the main stragetic question for class and democratic struggles.
The number one issue that is a drag on the president's re-election chances is jobs.
Early voting, a key element in President Barack Obama's victory in 2008, is under fierce attack by the Republican Party.
Republicans call redistributing wealth un-American, but they have turned the government into a mechanism to ruthlessly redistribute wealth to the upper crust.
Upsets by Democratic candidates may serve as a warning to Republicans that voters aren't appreciative of their agenda.
Voters will for the first time be required to show photo identification this summer in recall elections seeking to unseat several Republican legislators.
If the nation were to deny the children of immigrants birthright citizenship, as some GOP legislators believe we should, could Mitt be deported?