French Socialists won a convincing majority in the runoff parliamentary elections there Sunday, handing President-elect Francois Hollande the governing majority he needs to effectively challenge Germany's Angela Merkel on austerity in the European Union.
David Plouffe, Obama's 2008 campaign co-chair and the top strategist working in the White House, thinks Democrats should quit their handwringing about his message on the economy.
To beat Obama, Romney may have reach Ronald Reagan's 1984 landslide support among the white working class.
Rodney King, whose beating touched off the 1992 Los Angeles riots, was found dead at his home this morning.
Alec MacGillis has a moving portrait of the legions of Americans whose lives might be saved by the health law -- if they knew about it (and if the Supreme Court doesn't overturn it).
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