Politics

Meet Trey Gowdy, GOP Benghazi Attack Dog

Watch his YouTube videos and you'll understand why John Boehner picked him to lead the Benghazi select committee.

What a Real Propaganda Campaign Looks Like

As the Republicans' scandal calliope winds up, this is as good a time as any to remind ourselves of what happened just a little over a decade ago, even as memories fade.

The Bitter Truth about the Settlements

How can talks succeed when, throughout the negotiations, Israel is building on the very land that would comprise a Palestinian state?

The Difference Between Liberal Justices and Conservative Justices

Both kinds of justices take into account whether they're sympathetic to the plaintiff, not just what the Constitution demands. But a new study shows "in-group bias" much more in evidence among the conservatives.

The EU Leads the Way to Internet Privacy Over Profit

We should be rooting for the success of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Flagging Down Driverless Buses

Automated buses are already operating in some communities, but they may be on an even slower road to widespread adoption than headline-grabbing driverless cars.

Trump’s Corruption: Thanks to Koch Brothers, GOP Congress Is in on the Take

It’s hard for Republicans to get elected without the billionaires’ machine behind them.

The Last New Frontiersman

Richard Goodwin, 1931-2018

Did the Supreme Court Just Gut the New Deal?

Monday’s ruling banning employee class-action suits could open the door to destroying non-union workers' rights.

Trump Is Right About NAFTA, But That Doesn’t Make Him Pro-Worker

Trump's opposition to the agreement is a cynical ploy to grab working-class votes. 

Trump's Curious Coalition

The president's coalition of wealthy and working-class supporters may be bizarre, but it could still protect Trump from impeachment and even re-elect him.

Trump’s Authoritarian Grip Tightens

Changes implemented by the administration on every front add up to a frightening pattern.

How Ambivalent Trump Voters Feel About Him Now

And what might move them to register their misgivings at the polls

Forget the Deep State -- This Is the Trump State

Trump has created a government that reflects himself, in which the most important question is what he and his accomplices can take for themselves.

Washington Metro Sinks into the Swamp in NHL Playoff Miscue

Transit officials in the nation’s capital did not have the money to keep the subway system open late for the Washington Capitals playoff game. But Qatar did.

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