Louisiana

The "Kissing Congressman" Is America's First Caught-on-Tape Political Sex Scandal
Which might be why it seems so dull
April 09, 2014

We never had footage of Bill and Monica or David Vitter and the madam. Here's what we missed.

Whatever Happened to Bobby Jindal?
The feud that helped knock the shine off a Republican golden boy
July 08, 2013

What ever happened to the Republican Golden Boy?

The GOP Better Listen to Bobby Jindal on Birth Control
December 18, 2012

The Louisiana governor has made his position known. Will Republicans come around?

Sandy Recovery: The Case for Disaster Bonds
December 10, 2012

With Patrick Sabol Super Storm Sandy wrought havoc across the East Coast, leaving behind an estimated $10 to $20 billion dollars worth of physical damage and inflicting another $30-$50 billion in economic losses.

A New Look at How the Tax Code Works for Working Families
November 19, 2012

As the clock ticks down to January 1, and lawmakers try to hash out a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff and address the expiration of the Bush tax cuts, new data on taxpayers in the United States--collected from federal tax returns and available down to the ZIP code level through Brookings’ EITC Interactive--provide an important perspective on the impact of the tax code on families and communities across the country. For instance, the latest EITC Interactive data--which represent tax returns filed in January through June of 2011--show that key provisions in the tax code proved responsive to the G

How To Judge The Right’s Flight From Romney
November 16, 2012

Republicans are rushing to distance themselves from Mitt Romney's “gifts” comments. Is it a genuine awakening, or an opportunistic cover-up?

Go Ahead and Secede, Texas. I Dare You.
November 14, 2012

Don't mess with Texas? Don't mess with us!

Blue States are from Scandinavia, Red States are from Guatemala
A theory of a divided nation
October 05, 2012

America is divided over two different visions of state and society. 

Has Hollywood Murdered the Movies?
September 14, 2012

How the richness of technology led to the poverty of imagination in American film today.

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