Alec MacGillis

Senior Editor

Some liberals shrugged at the legislation's defeat, but there could be serious consequences for those who opposed it.

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Fatal Fatalism

Stop making excuses for senators. Start blaming them.

Stop making excuses for senators. Start blaming them.

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When two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people and injuring 176, the Department of Homeland Security’s designated “center of excellence” for developing explosive detection technology was closed for the day. Why? Because the center is co-directed by Northeastern University, which, like just about everything else in Boston, was closed for Patriots' Day.

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Did Our Founders' Lack of Foresight Doom Gun Control?

The tyranny of small states in the undemocratic Senate

The tyranny of small states in the undemocratic Senate.

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Meanwhile, Inside Andrew Cuomo’s Head...

It’s Mario vs. Bubba, again

It’s Mario vs. Bubba, again.

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Bob McDonnell's Big Fat Dietary-Supplement Wedding

The governor can kiss his 2016 hopes goodbye

The governor can kiss his 2016 hopes goodbye.

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And start listening to the silent majority.

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As the Republican rout in the 2010 midterms loomed, official Washington had already assigned much of the blame to President Barack Obama’s half-hearted support for imperiled congressional Democrats. Two months before the election, Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen wrote in Politico:

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Is It Too Late to Fix DC's Suburbs?

The trouble with urbanizing Beltway sprawl

The plan to turn Beltway sprawl into liveable downtowns is off to a rough start .

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There's a startling lack of self-awareness in the GOP's growth plan.

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