Alec MacGillis
Senior Editor

Gay-Marriage Hero David Boies Has an Infuriating New Cause
The Prop. 8 lawyer is helping a former Wall Street CEO sue the U.S., and it's costing taxpayers a fortune
September 24, 2014

He's helping the despicable former CEO of AIG sue the government. 

The Strategy That Might Have Beaten Mitch McConnell
Alison Grimes is trailing in the polls—but she might not be if she had used Obamacare to her advantage
September 17, 2014

Kentucky's Dem is trailing in the polls—but she might not be if she had used Obamacare to her advantage

Five Lessons for Hillary Clinton From Andrew Cuomo's Primary Scare
September 10, 2014

Beware: liberals are a restive bunch these days.

We Must Stop Inflating Our Elected Leaders
Lessons from Bob McDonnell's conviction
September 05, 2014

It's high time our democracy stops calling its governors "Excellencies."

Eric Cantor's New Wall Street Job Isn't Paying Him What He's Really Worth
September 02, 2014

Let's face it, he's earned himself way more than a $1.6 million signing bonus.

In America Today, a 9-Year-Old Girl Can't Play Alone in a Park But She Can Play With an Uzi
August 28, 2014

Parents can be locked up for the former, but not the latter. What a double standard.

This One Congressional Race Epitomizes the GOP's Increasing Extremism
August 25, 2014

A Wisconsin seat is likely to shift from a NAACP member to an MLK Day-condemner.

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