The group blog of The New Republic
January 17, 2013
David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, is in a bind. Not because recent opinion polls put his party a dozen points behind Labour and not even, really, because the British economy continues to splutter along in search of a long overdue recovery. The second of these factors accounts for the first and Cameron trusts that his economic policies will, in time, pay a dividend.
January 15, 2013
What's cooking in your state?
January 14, 2013
The health care debate shifts to conservative states, where the media scrutiny is light and the politics hostile.
Several high-profile Democratic governors seem to think gun control is no longer an issue to avoid. Will they be proven right?
President Obama's doing an excellent job of getting himself into heaven, but that won't raise the debt limit.
January 11, 2013
Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt was always the "adult in the room." Now he's letting loose.