Politics
May 30 2014 3:04 PMThe GOP’s Grifter ProblemWhy the Republican Party attracts provocateurs, faux martyrs, and grifters in droves.
May 29 2014 5:30 PMAmerica’s Next DeciderHillary Clinton’s new book is about many things—but mostly why she is ready to be president.
May 28 2014 11:14 AMTexas Gets Even RedderThe state’s Republican runoffs were a race to the right of Ted Cruz, although sometimes even that wasn’t enough.
May 27 2014 6:33 PMWhat Do You Look For in a President?It doesn’t matter. People rarely vote for the attributes they claim they value.
May 23 2014 9:34 AMMeet the KochsThe muckraking movies, the books, and the biographies: Are we finally learning who the Koch brothers really are?
May 22 2014 6:00 PMThe Hungry, Healthy-Free Kids ActHouse Republicans are doing what they can to keep healthy food out of the mouths of poor kids.
May 21 2014 5:02 PMAre Hispanics Joining the White Mainstream?A surprising number of Hispanics opted to identify themselves as “white” in the last census.
May 21 2014 1:59 PM$26,000 per Student?School reformers should try to make public schools cheaper, not just better.
May 20 2014 6:23 PMWhy the VA Scandal Is the Real OutrageThere is a cost to being perpetually outraged. We have nothing left when something genuinely terrible is exposed.
May 19 2014 7:41 PMCan Georgia Democrats Make the State Turn Blue Ahead of Schedule?They bottomed out in 2010. But the state’s Democrats are using the GOP’s right-wing tilt to mount their comeback.
May 19 2014 1:46 PMWill Obama Work As Hard to Solve the VA Crisis As He Did to Fix Healthcare.gov?
May 16 2014 5:42 PMWhy Do Millennials Not Understand Racism?They think if we ignore skin color, racism will somehow disappear.
May 15 2014 7:36 PMThe Third Coming of Bob BarrThe Georgia politician has returned to the Republican Party. He’s just hoping the Republican Party will have him.
May 14 2014 10:35 PMWhy Is the GOP’s Civil War So Civil?So far the GOP hardly seems like it is at war with itself. In fact, the party’s primaries are producing strong candidates for the fall.
May 13 2014 6:11 PMPaging Dr. Rove!Karl Rove’s outlandish claim about Hillary Clinton’s brain is only the first of many bizarre charges she will face.
May 29 2014 7:09 PMMississippi UglyWill a conservative blogger’s blunder bring down a Tea Party favorite and give Thad Cochran six more years in the Senate?
May 29 2014 11:20 AMBorderline InsanityPresident Obama’s immigration policy has been devastating for Latinos. Now it’s hurting him.
May 27 2014 7:43 PMDo Minorities Do Better Under Democrats?More than anyone realized.
May 27 2014 9:47 AMAlcohol Taxes Should Be TripledThe war on drugs has been a failure. But the war on booze deserves a second chance.
May 22 2014 7:26 PMReparations Are OwedHere are a few ways to pay the bill.
May 22 2014 2:44 PMThe Best Shot at Ending Gridlock in NovemberIf you want to shake up Washington, vote for a Republican Senate candidate.
May 21 2014 3:58 PMGoing to Pot?It hasn’t caused the havoc opponents predicted, but Colorado’s bold marijuana experiment is having some unexpected consequences.
May 21 2014 1:28 PMSix Lessons From the Year’s First Big Primary NightHow to read the tea leaves for Mitch McConnell, the Tea Party, and much more.
May 20 2014 5:48 PMHow the GOP Can Reach Out to Black AmericaThe Republican Party actually has a lot to offer black voters.
May 19 2014 7:16 PMEric Holder Talks About Racism the Way Obama Wishes He CouldWhere Obama treads carefully, his attorney general is direct and unapologetic.
May 16 2014 8:04 PMHow Red Can You Get?Georgia’s GOP Senate candidates are racing each other to the far right.
May 16 2014 3:48 PMDown on the FarmWhy do American farmers need some of the strongest anti-whistleblower laws in the land?
May 15 2014 4:37 PMStill Separate and UnequalWhy American schools are becoming segregated once again.
May 14 2014 5:54 PMBush LeagueFor all the talk of abandoning Bush-era economic policies, that may be precisely where the Republican Party is headed.
May 13 2014 5:58 PMThe Next Ted Cruz?How Nebraska Senate candidate Ben Sasse won over the Tea Party and almost everyone else.

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