Top Republicans come to realize that bad economic fundamentals make it likely that a challenger can defeat an incumbent.
A reasonable response to Arizona's birther-pandering secretary of state, who says he's just responding to public demand.
What about the persistent rumors that Mitt Romney is in fact, a unicorn? There has never been a conclusive DNA test proving that Mitt Romney is not a unicorn. We have never seen him without his hair -- hair that could be covering up a horn.
Bennett was able to survive the story without the Romney campaign ever commenting on him -- their state co-chair.
Alec MacGillis wonders why a magazine reporter, not a local hack, was able to uncover an FBI investigation of a GOP donor.
Susan Saulny talks to black Mormons
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Scotland Votes to Remain in U.K.
There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?
The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B
Can Democrats Keep Counting on Republicans to Offend Women as a Campaign Strategy?
Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey
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The Other Huxtable Effect
Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.