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Independent Nation Mr. Avlon talked about his book, Independent Nation: How the Vital Center is Changing American Politics, published by Harmony Books. In the book, the author writes that centrism is good for America. He chronicles the political campaigns of … Continue reading
John Avlon visits The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and talks about his book Independent Nation.
Independent voters, once a political afterthought, are now the largest and fastest-growing segment of the American electorate. This shift led to the nomination of two candidates who ran against the polarizing establishments of their own parties, while preaching the need … Continue reading
John Avlon talked about the role of independent voters in the 2012 elections. Topics included voter attitudes on issues, the two political parties and Washington politics in general, and the viability of an independent political movement. He also responded to … Continue reading
Like a drunk after a decade-long bender, the Republican Party needs to hit bottom before it can bounce back. The good news is that it can’t go much lower. The numbers are ugly: Ten years ago, New York had a Republican … Continue reading
Want to make a professional partisan really nervous? Ask him why the fastest growing demographic in American politics is the independent voter. It just doesn’t fit with the play-to-the-base Kool-Aid that political consultants have been drinking the past few years. … Continue reading
What’s really behind President Bush’s plummeting poll numbers? David Brancaccio interviews author and columnist Avlon about the political risks of alienating centrists.