It's Roberts's Court Now

Today's decision on the Affordable Care Act shows that, despite conventional wisdom, Anthony Kennedy is not the guy calling the shots.

Why It's Still in States' Interests to Expand Medicaid

Today's SCOTUS opinion gives states an out if they choose not to extend Medicaid benefits. But they'd still be crazy not to.

Can European Leaders Go Big?

With Spain, Italy, and Cyprus reeling, the stakes are high for the Brussels summit—but Germany stands in the way of broad reform.

Republicans Will Soon Stop Talking about Health Care

And Mitt Romney will be relieved.


The top ten faux decisions the Supreme Court could hand down today.

The Anti-Scalia Uprising

Who’s that crazy guy on the bench?

A Student-Loan Solution We Should Be Talking About

Changes to how we remediate students could help shorten the time people are in schools—and decrease the costs.

Romney Campaign Puts the Screws to The Washington Post

It would help if they'd tell us what they're objecting to.

On the Word "Faggot"

Making terms taboo has the paradoxical effect of giving them more power.

Why Windows 8 Might Force Microsoft into the Laptop Game

Commodity hardware isn't enough to provide a great experience.

Not Everyone Can Be a Radical

What we talk about when we talk about marriage equality

The Outline of Victory, or Defeat

The latest poll from NBC News and The Wall Street Journal gives us a glimpse at what November might look like.

Bain Isn't Going Anywhere

Even if most Americans can't recall which company Mitt Romney worked for.

The Return of President Sullivan

U.Va's Board of Visitors reinstates the formerly deposed president.

On "Owning" Health Care

I'm skeptical Republicans will suffer that much.