We are about to reach 1 million U.S. Senate race ads. Few had anything nice to say.
How to Read the WavesWill there be a Republican wave? That depends. A guide to reading the political currents.
Why the Obama Administration Is Calling Benjamin Netanyahu “Chickenshit” Behind Closed Doors
The Most Brazen Attempt at Voter Suppression YetNew revelations show GOP officials in key battleground states are attempting to purge millions of minorities from the voter rolls.
Unrealized PromiseHouse Republicans have been incredibly unproductive. There is no reason to think that’s about to change.
The One Thing This Election Will DecideRepublican victories will prove the president is unpopular. They won’t give Republicans a mandate to govern.
ISIS Is a Part-Time Terrorist Group. Does That Mean We Should Call Them Insurgents? Rebels?
The Wrong Policy for the Wrong ReasonsNew York and New Jersey’s mandatory Ebola quarantine is about politics, not public health.
Vote for Bruce Something-or-OtherMichelle Obama didn’t know the Democratic Senate candidate’s name. Will Iowans remember Bruce Braley on Election Day?
“In the End, We Should Be Able to Defend Ourselves by Ourselves”An interview with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon.
Goodbye West VirginiaRepublicans have been chipping away at this Democratic stronghold. On Election Night, its collapse may be complete.
Behind the Scenes
The Great Writing Vs. Talking DebateIs it harder to be a good writer or a good talker?
Search PartyA 30-year-old loophole increasingly gives police officers a pass when they violate the Fourth Amendment.
Fifty Protocols, Fifty States, One Gigantic MessChris Christie, Andrew Cuomo, and other American governors are the last people who should be making rules about Ebola.
Playing NiceGOP leaders say they want to govern constructively. It sounds good, but their voters aren’t going to let them.
On the Ground in Lebanon, 1983 Terry Anderson on the calm before he was kidnapped for more than six years.
The Courts’ Baffling New MathBy what logic do hundreds of thousands of people simply stop counting?