Starve a Cold, and Your Taxes

Rick Perry proclaims that his state will definitely not willingly participate in the Affordable Care Act—but offers no options for the millions in the state without insurance. 

What’s the European Central Bank?

The Prospect takes a look at one of the key players in Europe's financial crisis.

Out of Touch Meets Really out of Touch

Mitt Romney's donors make Mitt Romney look good.

Voters Have Changed Their Mind about Romney—for the Worse

According to the latest Gallup poll, the Bain Capital attacks are working.

Florida's Voter Purge: What the Hell?

With four lawsuits and more than 180,000 names of potentially ineligible voters, the situation in the Sunshine State is getting messier by the day.

What's the "Chief Purpose" of Marriage?

An exchange with same-sex marriage opponent Maggie Gallagher

The Data Are Speaking

That's "are," not "is."

Nine Percent of Pennsylvanians May Not Be Able to Vote for Lack of ID

A new report reveals almost 760,000 Pennsylvania voters lack photo IDs from the state's Department of Transportation. 

What Is Old Is New Again

The 2012 election looks a lot like the one in 2004.

Obama Gets Personal

The election approaches...

Terribly Lackluster

The employment situation is still dismal.

Bury Those Lines!

How Washington can get through climate change without periodically going dark

Graduating from the Electoral College

We've been electing our president the same way for 200 years. Why do some say it's time for a change?

The Myth That Won't Die

No, John McCain was not reluctant to talk about his military service.

Look, up in the Sky! It's a Tax! It's a Penalty! It's a Stupid Argument over Semantics!

The press assumes people are stupid, thereby making them no less stupid.