Politics

The Way the Girl Scout Cookies Crumble

When an Indiana lawmaker went against America's little girl sweethearts, he went a step too far.

The End of Affirmative Action in College

Does Fisher v. UT Austin spell the end of the admissions guideline?

It Gets Better on MTV

Dan Savage is going to heaven.

Even if He Wins, He Loses

The fact that Mitt Romney is in a close race with Rick Santorum doesn't bode well for the general election.

Wisconsin Poll Results: Should Walker Be Concerned?

The latest poll results offer hints at the potential pitfalls for Governor Scott Walker's campaign.

Obama's Tax Code Spring Cleaning

Today's Balance Sheet: The White House vacuums out the corporate tax code. 

Virginia Backs Down on Mandatory Transvaginal Ultrasound

The Virginia governor moves away from his support for transvaginal ultrasounds. 

Um, What's a Brokered Convention?

The Prospect susses out what could happen if the GOP nomination race lasts through August.

Smile For the Camera, Citizen

Aerial drones aren't just for Afghanistan anymore. 

Jan Brewer's Case for Government Spending

Arizona's Republican governor is once again at odds with members of her own party for wanting to spend more. 

Rejected From School and Blaming Minorities

The problem with anti-affirmative action arguments

Luck Not Be a Lady

Just as gay folks are winning rights, women are losing them. What a strange time to be a lesbian!

More Reasons Not to Look for a Brokered Convention

A nomination fight at the convention is a sure-fire way to anger actual Republican voters.

Bare Minimum Wage

Big business lobbyists work to prevent any rise in workers' paychecks.

A Probe Too Far

It's not hard to see why Virginia's new anti-abortion law is so unpopular.

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