Alec MacGillis
Senior Editor

Did Our Founders' Lack of Foresight Doom Gun Control?
The tyranny of small states in the undemocratic Senate
April 16, 2013

The tyranny of small states in the undemocratic Senate.

Meanwhile, Inside Andrew Cuomo’s Head...
It’s Mario vs. Bubba, again
April 12, 2013

It’s Mario vs. Bubba, again.

Bob McDonnell's Big Fat Dietary-Supplement Wedding
The governor can kiss his 2016 hopes goodbye
April 09, 2013

The governor can kiss his 2016 hopes goodbye.

Dear Senators, Stop Listening to Your NRA Constituents
April 09, 2013

And start listening to the silent majority.

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.

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