Sequester Stupidity

Republicans think they can win this argument by saying the whole thing was Obama's idea. They're wrong.

Why Ken Cuccinelli Might Be Virginia's Next Governor

It all depends on the shape of the electorate.

Senate Tested, Iran Approved?

Complaints about Chuck Hagel grow more cartoonish by the day.

The No-Brainer Argument for $9 an Hour

If we want to lay claim to a decent society, it's a bare minimum requirement.

The Glocks Are Falling! The Glocks Are Falling!

The NRA crowd loves to use the Constitution card when pushing against gun control. Only problem is, their argument doesn't quite work.

Why Liberals Make Better Political Pop Culture than Conservatives

Heaven help me, I'm praising Jonah Goldberg.

An Empty Eighth Amendment Promise

Supreme Court decisions can't always be taken at face value.

White House Reporters versus the Obama Administration

Are they a bunch of whiners, or do they have a legitimate gripe? The answer is yes to both.

Stopping Domestic Violence: A Radical Feminist Idea?

What's behind the opposition to the Violence Against Women Act?

The New Liberals

With an eye on 2016, Democrats decide some aggressive liberalism is good politics.

Homeless, Hungry, Hung Out to Dry

The automatic spendings cuts set to go into effect March 1 will have dire consequences for the most vulnerable Americans. 

A Voice for Climate, 40,000 Strong

Environmentalists take to the National Mall to demand Obama pull the plug on Keystone XL.

Pretty Words, Dismal Economics

There's a fatal flaw with the bold progressive agenda the president is promoting: Paying for it.

On "Emboldening" Republicans

Good decisions seldom come from worrying whether the other side thinks you're weak.