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The Slow Evolution of Mike Pence

The Indiana governor knows what he believes. He should come out and say it.

March 31 2015 5:52 PMWhy It Matters That Jeb Bush Defended Mike PenceDon’t be surprised if the Republican Party’s position on religious freedom moves further to the right.
March 30 2015 6:50 PMWhere Have All the Populists Gone?Even with rising concern about inequality, don’t expect anyone to offer a strong, working-class message in 2016.
March 30 2015 12:47 PMWhy All the Republican Party’s Presidential Candidates Believe the Same ThingNearly every nationally prominent Republican politician owes his ideas to Barry Goldwater.
March 29 2015 7:41 PMProcedural PurgatoryIt’s time to stop asking when Loretta Lynch will be confirmed and start wondering if she ever will be.
March 26 2015 11:40 AMTed Cruz Is No Ronald ReaganThe Texas senator has little in common with the conservative icon from California.
March 25 2015 12:29 PMLindsey Graham Should Run for PresidentThe Republican senator from South Carolina may be the only politician who can stop global warming. 
March 23 2015 5:12 PMAn Evangelical Notre DameSen. Ted Cruz chose Liberty University because its socially conservative student body has become a political powerhouse.
March 23 2015 2:12 PMHospitals Are Robbing Us BlindForget Obamacare. The real villains in the American health care system are greedy hospitals and the politicians who protect them.
March 20 2015 1:08 PMA Quiet TensionIf you want to understand the anger over the brutal arrest of a UVA student, you must also understand UVA.
March 18 2015 5:49 PMGive It a RestHillary Clinton doesn’t need to start campaigning to please a bunch of Democratic Party chieftains.
March 17 2015 2:31 PMWhy Paul Ryan Should Host a Poverty SummitThe Republican leader could create a venue for presidential candidates to talk about the issues they would otherwise ignore.
March 15 2015 8:30 PMVeterans Should Pay Taxes Like Everyone ElseThe nationwide movement to exempt their pensions from state taxes doesn’t add up.
March 13 2015 12:51 PMCollateral DamageWhy Hillary Clinton’s email scandal could damage her fiercest Republican critic.
March 12 2015 5:37 PMMartin O’Malley’s Incredible Shrinking LegacyThe former Maryland governor could be an alternative to Hillary Clinton, if his accomplishments don’t disappear first.
March 12 2015 12:59 PMHillary Needs CompetitionFive Democrats who should challenge the presumptive nominee.
March 31 2015 5:00 AMHow the Founder of the Fugees Became a Big-Time Political Donor Without Anyone KnowingThe musical artist chose to fund a super PAC through opaque, legal, and increasingly popular means.
March 30 2015 5:52 PMCan Ted Cruz Play Well With Others?The Texas senator’s biggest problem is that he is known more for causing disorder than genuine accomplishments.
March 30 2015 11:32 AMThe “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” TranscriptWhat’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.
March 27 2015 6:47 PMPatty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority LeaderThe Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
March 25 2015 2:05 PMIt’s Hilarious That Ted Cruz Is Signing Up for ObamacareBut it doesn’t make him a hypocrite.
March 24 2015 2:20 PMWhat Scott Walker Can Teach Hillary ClintonForget all this talk about uniting America. It’s a fool’s errand.
March 23 2015 2:42 PMTed Cruz Imagines the White HouseLet’s not even pretend that the Texas senator has a chance of becoming president.
March 20 2015 9:46 PMCandidate Fatigue SyndromeThe next crop of presidential candidates is embracing every new social media tool. But is that really a good idea?
March 18 2015 8:22 PMSweating the Small StuffPeople complain about our frivolous politics. But the greater danger may be our timid campaigns.
March 18 2015 2:23 PMThe Oregon TrailThe state’s new governor is going on the offensive in the battle for voting rights.
March 17 2015 11:29 AMFarmer’s MarketRepublicans and Democrats hailed the new farm bill’s reforms. Instead, costs are going through the roof.
March 13 2015 7:27 PMPot’s Path ForwardA new Senate bill maps out how weed will eventually become legal in the U.S.
March 12 2015 6:54 PMThe Iowa AntidoteIf Hillary Clinton wants to get past her email troubles, she should get herself to Iowa.
March 12 2015 3:16 PMA New Danger in FergusonThe senseless shooting of two police officers threatens to end a reform movement that was just beginning.
March 10 2015 8:06 PMSo ClintonHillary Clinton and her team don’t appear to have learned anything since the last time.

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