Making the case with actual people.
Links for your evening.
The Department of Justice has blocked Texas's version of the bill—while a similar measure in Wisconsin is also hitting snags.
Chart of the day
It's not as crazy an idea as you might think.
Count this as an administration victory.
Today's Balance Sheet: The next round of bank stress tests finish up this week.
Large numbers of Republicans in Mississippi and Alabama think interracial marriage should be illegal, and that Obama is a Muslim.
Somehow, it's always in the future.
There's still no guarantee that President Obama will come out on top in November.
Force any administration to reveal its reasoning and have it examined against the rules. That makes people more careful.
He benefits from a divided field but still struggles with the base conservatives.
A brokered convention is still just a fantasy.
The president's re-election chances have improved, but Obama faces severe tests on energy and national security.
As states slash education budgets, private foundations have picked up the slack—and pushed some controversial reforms.