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An Ebola Visa Ban Isn’t Perfect. But It’s Better Than a Full Travel Ban.

A new bill proposed by Marco Rubio would ban visas from Ebola-stricken nations, but the State Department is still wary.

Whatever Happened to the Congressional NFL Hearing?

New stories suggest Ray Rice has company.

Can Homeless People Move Into Baltimore's Abandoned Houses?

There are more than 16,000 vacant homes in the city. Are they the solution to the long-standing housing crisis?

Where the National Climate Doesn't Matter

Politics has become increasingly nationalized in recent years, but in 2014, some statewide and local officials are bucking the trend.

House Democrats Get Creative With Their Attack Ads

DCCC Chairman Steve Israel wanted his ads to be distinctive. He might save a few House seats, thanks to the extra investment.

Kansas and Georgia Change the Equation on Senate-Majority Math

Now there appears to be a real question of whether Republicans may need to gross eight seats in order to net six.

Democratic Governors Weighed Down by Recession-Era Tax Hikes

Races in Illinois, Connecticut, Maryland, and elsewhere are proving the old adage that nothing is certain except death and taxes.

Running Against Obama, Republicans Positioned for Midterm Sweep

Most of the battleground Senate races are trending in the GOP's direction, while Democrats are playing defense in the House.

The Surprised President

From domestic politics to foreign policy, Obama and his aides frequently appear overtaken or overwhelmed by events.

Are Nazi War Criminals Allowed to Get Social Security Benefits?

Carolyn Maloney wants a federal investigation into the reported payments.

Snowden: Overreliance on Mass Surveillance Abetted Boston Marathon Bombing

The former NSA contractor says a focus on mass surveillance is impeding traditional intelligence-gathering efforts—and allowing terrorists to succeed.

Ted Cruz Announces Presidential Agenda Disguised as Plan for GOP Congress

The Republican senator knows exactly what his party should do if it takes over Congress next year. It's what he plans to do as president.

New Orleans' Post-Katrina Identity Crisis

The Big Easy is back. But what does that mean now?

One Simple Trick to Get Teens to Drink Less Soda

Because calorie information alone doesn't help.

Joni Ernst Is the GOP's Breakout Star. The Democratic Machine Could Still Beat Her.

Bruce Braley is a flawed candidate, but his team's superior ground game might still topple the GOP's breakout star of 2014.  

Ripped From the Headlines: The Scott Brown Story

If something is in the national headlines, Scott Brown is probably talking about it in New Hampshire.

Homesick for Detroit

City's political and business elite woo expats with post-bankruptcy blueprints. But can they pull it off?

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An Ebola Visa Ban Isn’t Perfect. But It’s Better Than a Full Travel Ban.

A new bill proposed by Marco Rubio would ban visas from Ebola-stricken nations, but the State Department is still wary.

Whatever Happened to the Congressional NFL Hearing?

New stories suggest Ray Rice has company.

Can Homeless People Move Into Baltimore's Abandoned Houses?

There are more than 16,000 vacant homes in the city. Are they the solution to the long-standing housing crisis?

Where the National Climate Doesn't Matter

Politics has become increasingly nationalized in recent years, but in 2014, some statewide and local officials are bucking the trend.

House Democrats Get Creative With Their Attack Ads

DCCC Chairman Steve Israel wanted his ads to be distinctive. He might save a few House seats, thanks to the extra investment.

Kansas and Georgia Change the Equation on Senate-Majority Math

Now there appears to be a real question of whether Republicans may need to gross eight seats in order to net six.

Democratic Governors Weighed Down by Recession-Era Tax Hikes

Races in Illinois, Connecticut, Maryland, and elsewhere are proving the old adage that nothing is certain except death and taxes.

Running Against Obama, Republicans Positioned for Midterm Sweep

Most of the battleground Senate races are trending in the GOP's direction, while Democrats are playing defense in the House.

The Surprised President

From domestic politics to foreign policy, Obama and his aides frequently appear overtaken or overwhelmed by events.

Are Nazi War Criminals Allowed to Get Social Security Benefits?

Carolyn Maloney wants a federal investigation into the reported payments.

Snowden: Overreliance on Mass Surveillance Abetted Boston Marathon Bombing

The former NSA contractor says a focus on mass surveillance is impeding traditional intelligence-gathering efforts—and allowing terrorists to succeed.

Ted Cruz Announces Presidential Agenda Disguised as Plan for GOP Congress

The Republican senator knows exactly what his party should do if it takes over Congress next year. It's what he plans to do as president.

New Orleans' Post-Katrina Identity Crisis

The Big Easy is back. But what does that mean now?

One Simple Trick to Get Teens to Drink Less Soda

Because calorie information alone doesn't help.

Joni Ernst Is the GOP's Breakout Star. The Democratic Machine Could Still Beat Her.

Bruce Braley is a flawed candidate, but his team's superior ground game might still topple the GOP's breakout star of 2014.  

Ripped From the Headlines: The Scott Brown Story

If something is in the national headlines, Scott Brown is probably talking about it in New Hampshire.

Homesick for Detroit

City's political and business elite woo expats with post-bankruptcy blueprints. But can they pull it off?

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