Politics

Burying Camelot

Mimi Alford's memoir marks the end of America's Kennedy fetish.

Where Was the Outrage Over Texas's Sonogram Law?

The state just implemented it.

And the Winner Is: Barack Obama

The only person who came across well in the GOP debate was the president.

Fun With Amendments And Companion Bills

So boys are trying to control girls' reproductive lives? Right back 'atcha, baby. 

The Right to Tell Lies

Arguments in United States v. Alvarez delve into whether fibbing is free speech.

Women for Santorum?

In the latest Associated Press survey, the former Pennsylvania senator is doing well with Republican women.

The Way the Girl Scout Cookies Crumble

When an Indiana lawmaker went against America's little girl sweethearts, he went a step too far.

The End of Affirmative Action in College

Does Fisher v. UT Austin spell the end of the admissions guideline?

It Gets Better on MTV

Dan Savage is going to heaven.

Even if He Wins, He Loses

The fact that Mitt Romney is in a close race with Rick Santorum doesn't bode well for the general election.

Wisconsin Poll Results: Should Walker Be Concerned?

The latest poll results offer hints at the potential pitfalls for Governor Scott Walker's campaign.

Obama's Tax Code Spring Cleaning

Today's Balance Sheet: The White House vacuums out the corporate tax code. 

Virginia Backs Down on Mandatory Transvaginal Ultrasound

The Virginia governor moves away from his support for transvaginal ultrasounds. 

Um, What's a Brokered Convention?

The Prospect susses out what could happen if the GOP nomination race lasts through August.

Smile For the Camera, Citizen

Aerial drones aren't just for Afghanistan anymore. 

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