Politics

Newt's Old-Time Religion

Evangelical politics might be changing, but you wouldn't know it from this year's GOP contest.

Who Is to Blame for Polarization?

The president should be last on the list of people responsible for the breakdown of bipartisanship.

Beyond the Buffett Rule

To reform our tax code, we have to treat income earned from investments the same as income earned from working.

Memo to GOP: Cold War's Over

Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich risk looking out of touch by bringing up long-vanquished foes on the campaign trail.

Couture's Chinese Culture Shock

Chinese luxury consumers are becoming an important market but fashion's racial stereotypes persist.

Missing the Arab Awakening

Fears of radical Islam and a depleted budget may keep the U.S. from shepherding a Middle Eastern transition to democracy.

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

The Oscars recognize women in non-traditional roles, but leave actors of color behind.

The Winner Is...Romney's Debate Coach

The GOP front-runner finally gets in some digs at Newt Gingrich.

Mitt Romney, Hero of Finance

Romney’s backers say he did the tough work needed to restructure the economy. Actually, he seized opportunities that the tax, securities, and bankruptcy laws should never have given him.

Force-Fed

The Federal Reserve promises very low interest rates—will that be enough?

Cynthia Nixon, Gay and Proud

Are we "born that way"? Do we choose to be gay? Who cares?

Florida Kingmaker

Marco Rubio's endorsement would bolster Mitt Romney, but the senator's ties to Newt Gingrich run deep.

Try Again Next Time

Another State of the Union, another forgettable response from the opposition.

The Difference Between Viagra and The Pill

Until now, only one was covered by insurance. Guess which. 

Obama's History Channel

The president's State of the Union address kicks off his campaign with echoes of Jefferson, Hamilton, and Truman.

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