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The former New York governor may be running the saddest campaign for president.

Jan. 27 2015 6:07 PMHow the Koch Brothers Could Make, Break, or Reshape Republican Politics in 2016
Jan. 26 2015 2:18 PMWhy de Blasio Was Right to Take on Criminal Justice ReformReforming the NYPD is economic populism for New York City’s minorities.
Jan. 25 2015 9:39 PMPipeline BlowoutThe Senate’s Keystone debate was downright miserable for Democrats and people who believe in climate science.
Jan. 23 2015 6:30 PMThe Senior Senator From KentuckyFormer Kentucky Sen. Wendell Ford passed away on Thursday. His greatest accomplishment came from defeating Sen. Mitch McConnell.
Jan. 22 2015 7:53 PMRepublicans Are Finally Talking About InequalityDemocrats should listen.
Jan. 21 2015 5:40 PMFamily PlanningObama’s focus on women and families in the State of the Union will likely be the core of Hillary Clinton’s economic message.
Jan. 21 2015 1:58 PMObama’s Tax TrapThe president’s tax proposal will expose Republicans’ unwillingness to do anything meaningful for the poor. 
Jan. 21 2015 12:13 AMThe Liberated LiberalPresident Obama offered an assertive vision of Democratic ideals. But was it enough?
Jan. 20 2015 3:46 PMThe 15 Women Who Have Responded to a State of the Union AddressSadly, many were remembered more for what they wore than what they said.  
Jan. 19 2015 1:14 PMHappy Robert E. Lee Day!Why some states can’t celebrate MLK without remembering the Confederate general, too.
Jan. 16 2015 6:46 PMBlue Devil’s AdvocateDuke University’s decision to not allow a Muslim call to prayer from its chapel tower was clumsy, but perhaps the right one.
Jan. 15 2015 4:00 PMRocky Mountain Buzz KillWhy can’t Colorado’s new pot PSAs tell people the few things they actually need to know about pot?
Jan. 15 2015 2:37 PMWhy Rand Paul Hopes You Too Will Run for President
Jan. 14 2015 10:27 PMWho Wants Mitt Romney to Run?The people who want him to fail.
Jan. 13 2015 8:35 PMWhy I’m Sad Paul Ryan Isn’t RunningAnd why I’m happy.
Jan. 27 2015 1:01 PMBobby Jindal’s Presidential Rollout Is Off to a Terrible StartWhile other candidates went to Iowa, Jindal headlined an evangelical revival.
Jan. 25 2015 10:19 PMBest in ShowWisconsin’s Scott Walker outshines the competition in Iowa.
Jan. 23 2015 7:09 PMIowa’s Early BirdsRepublican presidential candidates are trying to figure out the secret of success in the Hawkeye State.
Jan. 22 2015 10:52 PMWhy the GOP Isn’t as Pro-Life as You ThinkHow a core Republican principle got complicated.
Jan. 22 2015 7:10 PMFailure to LaunchRepublicans returned to their war on Obamacare on Thursday. It didn’t go well.
Jan. 21 2015 2:42 PMSecond-Term Obama Looks AbroadSocial scientists find that foreign policy can help or hinder domestic policy.
Jan. 21 2015 1:36 AMA Man in FullPresident Obama delivered a strong partisan speech that roiled Republicans even as it sought to win over everyone else.
Jan. 20 2015 6:32 PMThe Instant Spin RoomWatch conservatives and liberals bicker over the State of the Union address.
Jan. 20 2015 11:39 AMHurry-Up OffensePresident Obama feels confident and emboldened heading into the State of the Union. Of course, so does the Republican-controlled Congress. 
Jan. 16 2015 7:55 PMDelayed JusticeAttorney General Eric Holder’s reform of civil asset forfeiture is the newest example of Democrats fixing failed policies from the war on drugs.
Jan. 16 2015 5:40 PMA Blazing StartOne year in, Colorado’s experiment with retail marijuana has been a sweeping success.
Jan. 15 2015 2:51 PMThe True Sign Hillary Clinton Will Face No Serious Democratic OpponentEveryone already works on her campaign.
Jan. 14 2015 11:48 PMThe Myth of GentrificationIt’s extremely rare and not as bad for the poor as you think.
Jan. 14 2015 6:00 AMMy First Byline: Interning at the New Republic in 1986Watch Jacob Weisberg and William Saletan talk about the start of their journalism careers.
Jan. 13 2015 7:44 PMA Win-Win-Win-Win SituationThe Republicans can’t lose on the Keystone pipeline. But if Obama plays it right, he could also triumph.

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