Politics

How Republicans Are Learning to Love the Shutdown

Watch for a shift in their perspective, which is already underway.

Hillary Clinton's "Connection" to White Voters: What Could It Possibly Be?

Let's try to be honest about what we're talking about here.

Conservatives Should Explain Exactly What Jonathan Gruber Tricked Us All Into Believing

Because the truth is that the Affordable Care Act has ended up costing less than was originally predicted.

The Political Is Very Personal

Conservatives struggle between their rational and emotional selves.

Fox News, Where Conservative Senior Citizens Get to Look At Half-Naked 'Girls'

Give it a thin veneer of moral condemnation, and it's all good.

Chart of the Day: What Republicans Really Want

Guess what Republican voters are expecting from the people they just elected?

This Year's Biggest Spenders

Guess which Senate race was the most expensive in history?

Exit Polls and the Extrapolation Mistake

Beware of people arguing that what a group of voters did in a low-turnout election represents that group's fundamental beliefs.

Can Democrats Get to a True Blue Majority?

The Southern Democratic senator is all but extinct.

Republicans May Finally Get Their Wish to Watch the Affordable Care Act Destroyed

Tossing millions of Americans who now have coverage back into the ranks of the uninsured? That's just a bonus.

Is It Time to Be Afraid of Scott Walker?

He could be the most terrifying of the 2016 GOP candidates.

John Boehner Already Making Excuses For His Failure

They can't pass legislation, because Barack Obama is a big meanie.

Did Candidates Make a Mistake By Distancing Themselves From President Obama?

They might have lost anyway, but demoralizing their own base probably didn't help.

The Next Attempt By Republicans to Mislead On the Affordable Care Act

All of a sudden, Mitch McConnell is talking about "restoring the 40-hour workweek." Here's what he means, and what he's going to try to do.

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