Politics

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Links for your afternoon.

What Happened to the Endless Debates?

Romney cancels on the final GOP debate.

The Other Glass Ceiling

Even in the Age of Obama, serious impediments remain for the most ambitious black politicians.

Texans Fight Back Against Cuts

Lawmakers want to cut Planned Parenthood funding, taking the Women's Health Program down with it.

Republican State Legislators Shoot Selves in Foot, Help Citizens

How on the Affordable Care Act, their ideology is undermining their ideology

Santorum Is More Electable than He Looks

The former Pennsylvania senator is performing well in his home state, despite his 18-point loss in 2006.

2012 Is a Real Big Deal

Why this election is more important than you think.

Wall Street Agonistes

Pray for the soul of Goldman Sachs. 

What’s Right with This Picture?

In which Eeyore takes a break and notices with amazement that, for the moment, several of the most powerful people on the planet are women.

It's All about the Delegates

Despite Rick Santorum's wins in Mississippi and Alabama last night, Romney is still on track to win the GOP nomination.

Gingrich the Undeterred

Besides pure vanity, there is little reason the former House speaker should still be in the race.

It Ain't About the Grits

Voters in Mississippi and Alabama get real.

Democrats' Poisoned Chalice

Progressives should fear, rather than celebrate, the prospect of a Santorum-Obama matchup.

Don't Panic

The public is just as evenly divided on Obama as it was last week.

Turnout Won't Be a Problem This Fall

In presidential elections, both parties tend to do a good job of mobilizing their supporters.

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