Politics

Independents Are Still a Myth

A new paper from Third Way disputes the idea that independent voters are a myth. They still are.

Dems Want Obama to Hurry Up His Evolution

Elizabeth Warren calls on Obama to support marriage equality.

Spin Without Limits

Obama's successes are proof of how awesome George W. Bush was, I guess.

"That's Specious Reasoning, Representative"

Arbitrarily classifying a number of murders as not-crimes is a good way to reduce reported violent crime rates, but it doesn't actually reduce violence.

GOP Senator Defends Planned Parenthood

Kay Bailey Hutchison takes on Rick Perry's decision to defund the women's health program.

A House Race To Keep an Eye On

Fox News favorite Steve King faces a tough re-election.

A Strategy that Won't Work

Voters aren't going to pay much attention to Mitt Romney's attempts to credit George W. Bush for the recovery.

Time for Lessons on “Living While Black”

I hate this idea, but it might be time to start.

The Worst is Over?

Today's Balance Sheet: Is Europe finally on the way up?

No Way Out

Mitt Romney can't actually govern as a moderate.

Hard Work Doesn't Pay for Home-Care Workers

Home-care workers aren't casual babysitters, and it's time to make sure they don't get paid like one.

Sunshine Dystopia

By blocking efforts at equal pay and electoral voices, Florida legislators aren't instilling much hope in the conservative brand.

A Bum Rap, Etch-a-Sketch Installment

I defend Romney's aide.

A Sure-Fire Way to Liven Up Committee Meetings

A New Hampshire state representative drops his gun—at the Public Safety Committee meeting.

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