Alec MacGillis
Senior Editor

The Amusing Alarm Over Obama's 2014 Fixation
April 04, 2013

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.

Is It Too Late to Fix DC's Suburbs?
The trouble with urbanizing Beltway sprawl
March 22, 2013

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

Reince Priebus's Plan Recommends Not Behaving Like Reince Priebus
March 18, 2013

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

Rand Paul Has a Point
The time has come to talk about drones on U.S. soil
March 06, 2013

The time has come to talk about drones on U.S. soil.

Life After the Ivory Coast
Lanny Davis's book party was a beacon of bipartisanship. Just don't mention Laurent Gbagbo.
March 06, 2013

Lanny Davis's book party was a beacon of bipartisanship. Just don't mention Laurent Gbagbo.

Don’t Fear the Reaper
Two days with the extremely anxious drone lobby
March 06, 2013

Two days with the extremely anxious drone lobby.

Why Did Democrats Give Jack Lew a Pass?
February 28, 2013

His record from the past decade includes plenty of markings that should have given Democrats pause.

"Until this generation of people dies out."
Think the Voting Rights Act is outdated? Come to South Carolina.
February 27, 2013

Think the Voting Rights Act is outdated? Come to South Carolina.

Washington Is Wrong About Cruz and Warren
The freshmen senators are exactly who they promised to be
February 21, 2013

The freshmen senators are exactly who they promised to be.

The Incredible Disappearing Health Benefits
Can a coal company get away with breaking promises to workers?
February 19, 2013

Can a coal company get away with breaking its promises to workers?

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