Politics

Will Wednesday Be a Game Changer? That's Debatable.

A retrospective on the presidential debate, focusing on its role in our nation's political history and how—or whether—it influences elections.

Jerry Perenchio: California's Sheldon Adelson

The former chairman of Univision is bankrolling the opposition to Proposition 30.

Pain in Spain

The Eurozone just can't get it together, and that could toy with Obama's growing lead in the polls.

The Ohio Problem

Tuesday's polls highlight Mitt Romney's problem in the perennial swing state.

Dems and Reproductive Rights: BFFs

Liberals may finally be coming around to the fact that supporting a woman's right to choose is a net gain.

Richie Rich Aces the SAT

Want to improve standardized test scores? Increase Americans’ incomes.

No, We Can't All Get Along

And it really doesn't matter if we do.

The Party That Can't Shoot Straight

What will Republican failures in 2012 mean for the future of both parties?

Obama Insufficiently Audacious for Press Corps

Looking hard for something to complain about

In Florida, Romney Has Hit the Danger Zone

If the former Massachusetts governor can't recover in this critical swing state, it's game over for his candidacy.

The Amalgamated Pole Vaulters

Track and field athletes form a union.

We Never Liked You, Anyway

Conservatives turn on Romney and prepare for the post-election recriminations.

The Republicans' Foreign Policy Problem

"America strong! Grrr!" is not much of a critique.

Latino Enthusiasm Bounces Back

Hispanics are now more excited for the 2012 election than they were for 2008.

Free at Last?

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, but slavery is far from over.

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