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My Republican Bracket

In the party's presidential-nomination tournament, logic would argue for a center-right pick, but it is clear the passion has been on the right.

How 2014 Could Give the GOP False Hope

Republicans could win the midterms without fixing the party's problems.

You Don't Need a Weatherman

What the seasonal and cyclical forces in American politics suggest about the coming elections. 

The End of an Era in Congress

They just aren't making lawmakers—or people—like John Dingell anymore.

Uneasy Days for the Economy

What happens when a nation with a "bootstrap" self-image settles into a state of uncertainty?

Why Money Is the Wrong Measure in Political Races

The dollars are flowing into both parties' campaign committees. Here's why it might not matter.

Is Hillary Clinton Too Old to Run?

Entering a presidential race is effectively a nine-year commitment: one year to run, another eight if she runs for reelection and wins.

The Democrats Have Cash in All the Wrong Places

Nancy Pelosi's campaign committee is flush, even though she's unlikely to become speaker again next year. But it's Senate Democrats who need the most help.

Why We're Already Talking About the 2016 Race

There's not a lot happening in Washington, and what little is possible is already being done. No wonder people are looking ahead.

My Evolution on Gay Rights

I was a bit clueless. But living and working among gay people helped me, like others, understand.

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My Republican Bracket

In the party's presidential-nomination tournament, logic would argue for a center-right pick, but it is clear the passion has been on the right.

How 2014 Could Give the GOP False Hope

Republicans could win the midterms without fixing the party's problems.

You Don't Need a Weatherman

What the seasonal and cyclical forces in American politics suggest about the coming elections. 

The End of an Era in Congress

They just aren't making lawmakers—or people—like John Dingell anymore.

Uneasy Days for the Economy

What happens when a nation with a "bootstrap" self-image settles into a state of uncertainty?

Why Money Is the Wrong Measure in Political Races

The dollars are flowing into both parties' campaign committees. Here's why it might not matter.

Is Hillary Clinton Too Old to Run?

Entering a presidential race is effectively a nine-year commitment: one year to run, another eight if she runs for reelection and wins.

The Democrats Have Cash in All the Wrong Places

Nancy Pelosi's campaign committee is flush, even though she's unlikely to become speaker again next year. But it's Senate Democrats who need the most help.

Why We're Already Talking About the 2016 Race

There's not a lot happening in Washington, and what little is possible is already being done. No wonder people are looking ahead.

My Evolution on Gay Rights

I was a bit clueless. But living and working among gay people helped me, like others, understand.

Show More
 
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