Tod Lindberg

For Republicans, the Decline of Social Mobility is a Crisis

Why is the GOP suddenly talking poverty? Because it's harder to defend capitalism now.

The GOP is finally facing the issue of inequality in America. But why?

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A recent Senate vote is good news for those who care about tolerance

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There's a New Political Story Line—and it's Good for Republicans

Better to be two warring tribes than a single reviled one.

The GOP used to be viewed as a right-wing monolith. Now it's thought of as a party split between radicals and non-radicals. This is actually good news for Republicans.

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The GOP has obstructed Obama's ideas, but the reasons have been philosophical, not partisan. Or have they? A corporate-tax proposal is the tell.

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The NSA Scandal Was Good for Obama

While no one was watching, the snooping story muscled all those other controversies out of the way

The story about extensive National Security Agency monitoring of electronic communications blew through Washington with hurricane force. And, like a hurricane, it fully consumed the attention of just about everybody who fell within its path. Oh, sure, there was a little gang huddling over here working on immigration issues and another one over there fretting about the Syrian rebels, but mostly people were coping with the storm.

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The Second-Term Interventionists

How Susan Rice and Samantha Power will impact Obama's foreign policy

How Susan Rice and Samantha Power will impact Obama's foreign policy.

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Appointing an IRS Independent Counsel Is a Terrible, Terrible Idea

It's probably bad for Obama, probably bad for his enemies, and certainly bad for America

It's probably bad for Obama, probably bad for his enemies, and certainly bad for America

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Carney Barker

Jay Carney's rough week was a blessing to one man: his boss

Jay Carney's rough week was a blessing to one man: his boss.

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On Sex Scandals, Republicans and Democrats Have Switched Places

Democrats used to forgive wayward pols, and the GOP used to banish them. No more.

On sex scandals, Republicans and Democrats have switched places: Democrats used to forgive wayward pols, and the GOP used to banish them. No more.

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Are "slippery slope" arguments an example of the rhetoric of reaction? Maybe. But they're not especially conservative.

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