Politics
Nov. 4 2014 6:43 PMThe Ugliest Elections, ChartedPercent of attack ads by state.
Nov. 4 2014 12:12 PMA Kinder, Gentler Scott WalkerAfter years of political combat, Wisconsin’s polarizing governor ends his campaign with a softer, almost apologetic tone.
Nov. 4 2014 12:47 AMGeorgia’s Voting WarsThe candidates matter, but each side’s fight to get its voters to the ballot box matters more. 
Nov. 3 2014 7:23 PMThe Governing ClassWhy the fate of Republican governors matters most for the GOP brand. 
Nov. 3 2014 5:45 PMMastering the MidtermsThe questions that need answering on Election Day. 
Nov. 2 2014 10:06 PMThe Most Important Race in AmericaWhy Republicans think Gov. Scott Walker’s re-election matters most.
Oct. 31 2014 1:59 PMThe Next Mitt RomneyEven if Mitt never runs again, don’t worry. A number of Romney clones may be elected on Tuesday.
Oct. 31 2014 5:00 AMBanking on InfluenceHow some of Wall Street’s favorite politicians are taking apart Dodd-Frank, one piece at a time.
Oct. 30 2014 3:26 PMMississippi’s Race to the BottomThe state is failing in almost every imaginable way. The reason why is rooted in its violent and racist past.
Oct. 30 2014 1:40 PMEbola Goes to Court Nurse Kaci Hickox just walked out on her quarantine. Will Maine succeed in forcing her back inside?
Oct. 29 2014 9:48 PMHow to Read the WavesWill there be a Republican wave? That depends. A guide to reading the political currents.
Oct. 29 2014 7:44 PMGunning for OfficeFor candidates, posing with weapons has become an arms race.
Oct. 28 2014 10:12 PMFifty Protocols, Fifty States, One Gigantic MessChris Christie, Andrew Cuomo, and other American governors are the last people who should be making rules about Ebola.
Oct. 28 2014 12:16 PMGeneral HospitalWhy the GOP insists on finding a military solution for fighting Ebola.
Oct. 27 2014 5:37 PMPlaying NiceGOP leaders say they want to govern constructively. It sounds good, but their voters aren’t going to let them.
Nov. 4 2014 1:29 PMThe Other Way to Legalize MarijuanaD.C. is about to make pot legal. Good, but it should keep the cannabis industry out.
Nov. 4 2014 12:03 PMThe Instant Spin RoomWhat conservatives and liberals are saying about the 2014 midterm results.
Nov. 3 2014 9:15 PMHow Green Was My ElectionTom Steyer spent $57 million to get voters to care about climate change. It didn’t work.
Nov. 3 2014 6:16 PM“The Future of America”Is Rep. Sean Duffy, a former reality TV star, Wisconsin’s next big star of conservative politics?
Nov. 3 2014 11:15 AMGoing to PotFlorida was supposed to be the first state in the South to legalize medical marijuana. What went wrong?
Oct. 31 2014 5:41 PMThe Melting Pot Is BrokenHow slowing down immigration could help us build a more cohesive and humane society.
Oct. 31 2014 12:01 PMGreat White NorthCandidates running for office in America’s northern border states have one thing in common: fear of the southern border. 
Oct. 30 2014 5:05 PMNew Hampshire HawkWill the world’s chaos and disorder help make John Bolton a political player in the Granite State?
Oct. 30 2014 3:25 PMThe GOP’s Other TakeoverRepublicans are about to take control of state legislatures across the land.
Oct. 30 2014 5:01 AMPeak NegativityWe are about to reach 1 million U.S. Senate race ads. Few had anything nice to say.
Oct. 29 2014 8:38 PMGoodbye West VirginiaRepublicans have been chipping away at this Democratic stronghold. On Election Night, its collapse may be complete.
Oct. 29 2014 9:31 AMThe 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.
Oct. 28 2014 5:33 PMUnrealized PromiseHouse Republicans have been incredibly unproductive. There is no reason to think that’s about to change.
Oct. 27 2014 10:14 PMThe One Thing This Election Will DecideRepublican victories will prove the president is unpopular. They won’t give Republicans a mandate to govern.
Oct. 27 2014 1:17 AMThe Wrong Policy for the Wrong ReasonsNew York and New Jersey’s mandatory Ebola quarantine is about politics, not public health.

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