Politics

Five Lessons from the Gosnell Abortion-Clinic Controversy

Despite what you've heard from conservatives, the solution to unsafe abortion clinics is not eroding access.

Mr. Brooks’s Planet

... and its occasional resemblance to the one we inhabit.

Rand Paul Is a Genius

How did this guy manage to get more press coverage than any Republican in America?

Your Guide to Immigration Reform

The Prospect breaks down the proposals being discussed in Congress.

Your Guide to Immigration Reform

The Prospect breaks down the proposals being discussed in Congress.

Thinking Outside the (X)Box

There was soul-searching to spare at the Game Developers Conference, as attendees had some warranted stress over diversity—but they should be sure to remember to work on improving the world outside the industry too.

California Fights Back

Legislators take aim at unattributable campaign mega-bucks

Left Behind

Social conservatives issue one of their regular threats to abandon the GOP.

The End of the Fayyad Era?

What does the Palestinian prime minister's resignation mean for the future of the peace talks?

John Kerry's Middle East Mystery Tour

Surprising everyone, the secretary of state really is pushing for Israeli-Palestinian peace.

Bi-Partisanship We Don’t Need

The president offers to cut Social Security, and Republicans agree.

Closing the Gun Show Loophole: Better Than Nothing?

Manchin and Toomey's background check proposal is pretty weak.

President Obama's Budget

Read it here

The President's Morning After

Will Obama comply with a recent court decision requiring that emergency contraception be made available over the counter?

Jack Lew: Obama’s Austerity Ambassador

The Treasury secretary's European misadventure is an epic case of "do as I say, not as I do."

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