Alec MacGillis
Senior Editor

In Virginia, Another Sign of the Shifting Politics of Gun Control
Competing candidates for lieutenant governor are bashing the NRA in its home state
June 04, 2013

Competing candidates for lieutenant governor are bashing the NRA in its home state.

Peabody Energy's Coal Train Has Hauled Health-Care Benefits Away
A judge approves a whole new way to cheat U.S. workers
May 30, 2013

When I drove to southern West Virginia a few weeks ago to watch Senator Joe Manchin defend his role in pushing gun-control legislation, I was struck to find that at the first of two town hall meetings he held, at the high-ceilinged Wyoming County Cou

This Is How the NRA Ends
A bigger, richer, meaner gun-control movement has arrived
May 28, 2013

The bigger, richer, meaner gun-control movement has arrived.

Apple's Tax Hypocrisy
Tech says there's a shortage in homegrown talent—but tax avoidance only makes it worse
May 23, 2013

Tech says there's a shortage in homegrown talent—but the sort of tax avoidance practiced by Apple only makes it worse.

Big-Government Liberalism Is Not to Blame for These Scandals
The IRS case shows that bad laws can have conservative roots, too
May 16, 2013

The IRS case shows that bad laws can have conservative roots, too.

The Real Scandal Behind the IRS Controversy
It wasn't the agency's targeting of conservative groups, but which of those groups it targeted
May 13, 2013

It wasn't the agency's targeting of conservative groups, but which of those groups it targeted.

Fiscal Scolds: The Next Generation
Cash prizes, a date with Bill Clinton: Pete Peterson recruits collegiate centrists
May 08, 2013

Pete Peterson's long game to reduce the national debt involves wooing college kids with cash prizes and a visit to Bill Clinton's conference.

Too Hot for K Street?
Africa's first "narco-state" loses its fancy D.C. lobbying firm—but not for the obvious reason
April 26, 2013

Africa's first "narco-state" loses its fancy D.C. lobbying firm—but not for the obvious reason.

The Pulitzers Honor a Smear Artist
Bret Stephens played the anti-Semitism card against Chuck Hagel—and is rewarded for it
April 24, 2013

Bret Stephens played the anti-Semitism card against Chuck Hagel—and is rewarded for it.

The Gun-Vote Backlash Has Only Just Begun
April 23, 2013

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

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