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John Powers

John Powers, the author of Sore Winners (And the Rest of Us) in George Bush's America (Doubleday), writes about culture and politics for Vogue and is critic-at-large for NPR's Fresh Air.

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Mitt Romney wants to be president, but he doesn’t want us to see him. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Three and a half years after his election, Barack Obama remains a mystery to many Americans. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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With the release of her latest book, Drift, MSNBC’s biggest 
star shows once again why she's captured the liberal imagination. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Luck, HBO’s horse-racing series, is about the other American pastime: gaming the system.  Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

The year in culture: the winners, the losers, and not spiking the football Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

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John Cuneo

Rick Perry, the man George W. Bush pretended to be, personifies the allure of Texastosterone. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

ConservativeSpeak has so infiltrated the language that we now need a glossary. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture