Politics

Relative Optimism

Things are looking a little better. Comparatively.

Obama Doesn't Have a Small-Donor Problem

Obama's lack of high-dollar contributions shouldn't be a concern for the general election.

If It's Sunday, It's John McCain

Again, and again, and again...

Base Problems

Mitt Romney has them, and so far, Barack Obama doesn't.

The Age of Double Standards

American Airlines can declare bankruptcy and wipe away debt. But you can’t—and that’s just the beginning.

Don't Believe the Hype

The media's expectations problem

"Dumb and Obnoxious"

How the Republican Party's attacks on Sonia Sotomayor poisoned the well with Latino voters.

State of the Week

This week we focus on what happened in Texas, plus a round-up of other state news.

Halftime

Links for your afternoon.

Pennsylvania Shouldn't Have Any Senators

At least according to Rick Santorum's logic

When Race-Baiting Is Unintentional

Mitt Romney may not have meant for his latest attack to sound like a dog whistle, but that's what it is.

Where Does Rick Santorum Go When the Campaign Is Over?

No, he won't be a hugely influential leader of conservatives.

The World Gives Greece Another Loan

Today's Balance Sheet: The IMF moves forward with its contribution to the bailout. 

Dreams Never End

Newt Gingrich believes that he can win the nomination, and he's not leaving the show.

No News For Santorum Out of Missouri

The state holds its real election tomorrow, but the results won't be known for months.

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