Politics

Long Lives the Arab Spring

Many commenters are ready to declare that democratic movements through the Middle East are over. They are wrong.

Do Reporters Dislike Mitt Romney?

And does it matter?

Libyan Americans Hold a Vigil

After the Benghazi attacks, expatriates worry about the future of their fragile democracy. 

Defenders of the Vote

Can a small army of volunteers prevent hundreds of thousands in Pennsylvania from losing their right to vote?

Praying for the White House

What role will religion play in who wins the presidential election this November?

The Danger of "Scoring Points"

By trying to make Obama look bad, Romney makes himself look terrible.

On Strike in the Windy City

Pictures from the brewing standoff between Chicago teachers and Rahm Emanuel.

Rebellion in Ramallah?

Israel has managed to outsource the occupation—until now.

Rahm's Wedge

Marginalizing unions in Democratic cities is a fine way to bust up the party.

Mitt Romney's Character Problem

The GOP candidate's problems don't stem from miscalculation or even the duff convention in Tampa.

Moving Down

The number of Americans who say they are in a lower economic class is going up.

Swing-State Scare Tactics

A new report highlights state laws regarding challenges to voters. 

Is Chicago the Next Wisconsin?

Whatever the outcome of the teachers' strike in the Windy City, it has big implications for the future of labor nationwide.

The Devil Is in the Details

Mitt Romney's new specificity problem

The Obama Bounce and What It Means

The president made significant gains off of the strength of his convention. What does this portend for the fall?

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