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Republicans Hold the Advantage in Senate Races

In quest for seats, this is not a year when Democrats are likely to get a disproportionate share of the breaks.

Obama's Pass-the-Buck Presidency

The president has a pattern of deflecting blame and denying responsibility. With military action against ISIS underway, that's a dangerous habit.

Even as Sun Belt Cities Grow, Many Are Left Behind

Houston has seen both an explosion of jobs and a persistence of poverty.

It's Time for Congress to Treat Football Like the Business It Really Is

Lawmakers need to reconsider both the NFL's antitrust exemption and the farcical nonprofit status of the league.

The GOP's 2016 Foreign Policy Problem

Republicans have an edge on international affairs, but their crop of presidential contenders are untested, especially compared with Hillary Clinton.

Is It Real, or Is It a Political Head Fake?

Although Republicans still appear to have the edge in winning the Senate majority, this fight could still go either way.

Razor-Thin Lead for the GOP

Democrats have slightly increased their chances of holding on to the Senate, so Republicans need to ensure red states stay red.

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Republicans Hold the Advantage in Senate Races

In quest for seats, this is not a year when Democrats are likely to get a disproportionate share of the breaks.

Obama's Pass-the-Buck Presidency

The president has a pattern of deflecting blame and denying responsibility. With military action against ISIS underway, that's a dangerous habit.

Even as Sun Belt Cities Grow, Many Are Left Behind

Houston has seen both an explosion of jobs and a persistence of poverty.

It's Time for Congress to Treat Football Like the Business It Really Is

Lawmakers need to reconsider both the NFL's antitrust exemption and the farcical nonprofit status of the league.

The GOP's 2016 Foreign Policy Problem

Republicans have an edge on international affairs, but their crop of presidential contenders are untested, especially compared with Hillary Clinton.

Is It Real, or Is It a Political Head Fake?

Although Republicans still appear to have the edge in winning the Senate majority, this fight could still go either way.

Razor-Thin Lead for the GOP

Democrats have slightly increased their chances of holding on to the Senate, so Republicans need to ensure red states stay red.

Show More