Politics

Lies Politicians Tell Children

Can we expect a little more wisdom for the young folks?

Too Big to Imagine

Steve Coll's Private Empire tells you every last thing about ExxonMobil—except what to do about it.

Meet Tom Barrett

Four things to know about the Democrat facing off against Wisconsin's Scott Walker

Hey Dems! Chill Out About the Super PACs.

Everything will be fine.

The Difference Between Republican and Democratic Partisanship

Democrats don't believe that Republicans are illegitimate.

Elections? Ooh, That's Scary

Talk about a quick campaign. The latest one in Israel lasted about a week, and there wasn't even an election at the end.

Mitt Romney's Truth-Free Campaign

The former Massachusetts governor has no use for honesty in his campaign.

Lugar Sounds the Alarm against GOP Extremism

After conceding to Tea Party challenger Richard Mourdock, Senator Dick Lugar released a statement assailing his party's ideological rigidity.

The Price of Prejudice

Amendment One passed yesterday, 61-39 percent, making North Carolina the 30th state to put a ban on same-sex marriage right in the state constitution.

Tired of War

Americans continue to sour on the decade-long war.

Richard Lugar, the Tea Party's Sacrificial Lamb

In yesterday's primaries, old-school Republicanism fell prey to the right wing.

The Lost Cause

Even anti-marriage equality conservatives don't think they'll win.

Romney Takes Credit for the Auto Bailouts. Again.

The Republican nominee decides to abandon his naysaying, and adopt retroactive credit taking.

The Good Lyndon

Finally, Robert Caro lightens up on LBJ.

In Voter ID Case, Court Tells Texas to Quit Stalling

Unless it produces key documents and meets deadlines, Texas will not be able to implement its voter ID law in time for the November elections. 

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