Politics

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.

A Tale of Two Gay Marriage Bills

Christie and O'Malley took different approaches to their states' gay marriage legislation, highlighting the potential paths the issue could take down the road. 

Watergate Finally Gets Its Novel

Thomas Mallon's new fiction humanizes the ultimate D.C. scandal.

There is No Catholic Vote

Catholics vote like just about everyone else.

The Eurozone Marathon

Today's Balance Sheet: Greece has a new eurozone bailout, but that doesn't mean the country is out of the woods just yet.

Honest Defenders of Forced Penetration

Some Virginia Republicans are very clear about their intentions.

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