Colbert Explains Contraception And the War On Religion

Complete with a banana. And a guillotine. The funniest thing I have seen in a very long time. 

Susan B. Anthony's Hit List

How a group founded by anti-abortion feminists became a powerful foe of Democratic women.

Mitt Romney Brings the Weaksauce

So far, the former Massachusetts governor's attacks on Rick Santorum have been unconvincing.

A Church We Can Believe In

At a time when the influence of the Catholicism is in decline, there’s nothing like a “war on religion” to rally your troops.

Rick Santorum's Endgame

In the second of a four-part series, the Prospect looks at where the GOP presidential candidates are headed.

The George Washington Candidate

Rick Santorum skips Reagan and goes straight to the Founders.

Comedian In Chief

Roseanne Barr would get 6 percent of the vote if she runs for president, according to a new poll.

Republicans' Deceptive Payroll Tax Compromise

The Republicans agreed to a payroll tax extension to put an end to unemployment benefits.

The Beauty of “Santorum”

Mitt Romney acquires a Google problem to rival his opponent's.

Happy Valentine's Day ... And Don't Forget to Tip Your Waitress

Food industry workers earn the lowest wages among all occupations and rarely get sick days.

The Inexplicable Rise of Rick Santorum

Candidates like the former Pennsylvania senator are usually at the bottom of the barrel, not the front of the pack.

Republicans Risk Their Future in Opposing Gay Marriage

Chris Christie is set to veto marriage equality in New Jersey. Could it hurt him as a future presidential candidate?

Olympic Deja Vu?

Salt Lake City may push to host the Winter Olympics for a second time in 2022. Would-be presidents, take note.

Ron Paul's Endgame

In the first of a four-part series, the Prospect looks at where the GOP presidential candidates are headed.

Why Is Greece on Fire?

The Prospect gives you the lowdown on the country's fiscal nightmare.