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Ben Carson Just Took One Step Closer to Running for President

That's great news for his burgeoning fan club.

Why Some Schools Should Celebrate Being at the Top of Reported Campus Rape Lists

It means the violence is actually being talked about.

Dead Letter

Writing your lawmaker? Save that stamp.

Rand Paul's Audacious Outreach

He wants to change the way Republicans court black voters. But first he has to sell his party on the new approach.

Voters Are Less Sexist Than You Think

Did gender really play a role in Christine Quinn's New York City mayoral primary loss? 

Why Won't Tommy Franks Talk About the Turmoil in Iraq?

Franks, as much as anybody involved in Bush's Mideast campaigns, departed the national scene with his leadership in question. 

Two Candidates, Same Name: The Odd Case of Alaska's Dan Sullivans

Yes, there are two people named Dan Sullivan running for statewide office in Alaska this year.

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Ben Carson Just Took One Step Closer to Running for President

That's great news for his burgeoning fan club.

Why Some Schools Should Celebrate Being at the Top of Reported Campus Rape Lists

It means the violence is actually being talked about.

The Lessons of 2010

After the Democratic debacle in the last midterms, no one can ignore the power of holding the redistricting pen.

Poll: Does a Senator's Ability to Filibuster Help or Hurt Your Party?

Most Democratic Political Insiders say it hinders the party using it, while many GOP Insiders see the filibuster as a valuable minority tool.

Poll: Would a GOP Senate Majority Leader End Filibustering of Bills?

Political Insiders from both parties agree it's unlikely.

The Libertarian Policeman Who Could Upend Kentucky's Senate Race

David Patterson is not on the ballot, but in one of the nation's tightest and most closely-watched contests, he garnered 7 percent in a poll this week.

Why Democrats Are Ditching the 'War on Women'

The party that deployed "war" rhetoric to help defeat Mitt Romney is looking for less divisive ways to reach female voters this cycle.

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