Chris Moody has somehow turned the Rob Portman-watching beat into something interesting. His latest: A stay in a "haunted" hotel owned by the Portman clan.
I pass a busy maid, who immediately spots my voice recorder and notepad.
"Are you a ghost hunter?" she asks me, and offers a word of caution.
"The doors to the TV case pop open all the time and it's not the latch," she warns. "Because I've had the maintenance man check the latch."
Sen. Lindsey Graham wants defense contractors to issue pre-election layoffs, putting the fear of God in people about the frightful sequester.
The Brett Kimberlin saga gets weirder.
Jamie Kirchick against Scientology.
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself.
What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?
The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.