Barron YoungSmith

Barron YoungSmith is the former online editor of The New Republic. Follow him on Twitter.

Jurisprudence
July 22 2014 8:13 AMThe National Bar Exam That Could Save the Legal ProfessionIt’s called the UBE—go take it.
Recycled
Sept. 3 2010 3:30 PMDate LocalThe case against long-distance relationships.
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March 28 2009 7:22 AMObama lays out his plans for Afghanistan.
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Jan. 4 2009 8:00 AMIsrael sends ground troops into Gaza; Congress wrangles over Obama's stimulus bill.
Green Room
Feb. 4 2009 6:57 AMDate LocalThe case against long-distance relationships.
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Aug. 30 2008 6:25 AMJohn McCain selects Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate.
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July 19 2008 5:38 AMBush seemingly agrees to a troop-withdrawal schedule.
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May 11 2008 5:19 AMMcCain and Obama lay out their strategies for November.
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March 9 2008 6:14 AMExecutive Outcome
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Jan. 26 2008 6:13 AMDemocrats split the South Carolina electorate.
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Nov. 18 2007 7:00 AMBush copes with Musharraf-induced headaches.
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Sept. 29 2007 7:51 AMAcetaminophen may have no benefits.
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Aug. 19 2007 5:51 AMDemocrats awake having given up some civil liberties.
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June 23 2007 3:49 PMBear Stearns bails out its hedge funds.
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May 5 2007 7:31 AMDemocrats remember the rest of their agenda.
Politics
Aug. 22 2012 6:30 AMWhy Do So Many Politicians Have Daddy Issues?Paul Ryan’s dad died at a young age. He is in good company. Political leaders often have absent, alcoholic, neglectful fathers, or fathers who died too young.
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May 3 2009 6:36 AMObama gets ready to play hardball with GM.
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Jan. 31 2009 6:42 AMDaschle forgets to pay taxes; the economy continues to implode.
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Nov. 2 2008 6:40 AMBarack Obama tries to run down the clock.
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Sept. 13 2008 7:09 AMA hurricane, a train wreck, and an impending financial meltdown wreak havoc.
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Aug. 24 2008 6:12 AMJoe Biden and Barack Obama appear together.
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June 22 2008 5:49 AMDetailed polling shows Americans are sort of racist.
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April 19 2008 6:06 AMCitigroup, Franklin Raines, and the Catholic Church try to cut their losses.
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Feb. 10 2008 5:32 AMScreenwriters reach a tentative deal to end the strike.
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Dec. 9 2007 6:36 AMOprah Winfrey stumps for Obama.
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Oct. 14 2007 5:59 AMTurkey mulls an Iraq war of its own.
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Sept. 15 2007 7:41 AMAlan Greenspan reveals a jones for Bill Clinton.
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July 29 2007 7:11 AMAlberto Gonzales channels Bill Clinton.
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June 16 2007 6:34 AMAbbas and Hamas consolidate power.
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April 9 2007 7:32 AMMuqtada Sadr calls for Shiite unity.

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