Politics

April 17, 2015

America's Political Obsession With the "Middle Class" Hurts Workers

Clinton didn't refer specifically to the middle class in her announcement, but should she have? Yes and no.

Martin O'Malley Just Jumped to the Left of Elizabeth Warren. Your Move, Hillary.
12:22 PM

He wants a $15 minimum wage. That makes political sense, but not economic sense.

Cut Taxes or Expand Medicaid? Florida Governor Rick Scott Is in Quite a Pickle.
9:38 AM

What do Republicans like more than tax cuts? Denying insurance to a million poor people.

April 16, 2015

Obama's Intraparty Trade Fight Has Officially Begun
4:51 PM

This is only going to get uglier as the bill advances.

Republicans Are Trying to Fight Abortion with Ignorance
4:39 PM

A North Carolina Republican's bill threatens the state's medical schools, and shows how they've lost the argument about abortion.

Two Ways Clinton Can Make Voters Care About Climate Change
3:59 PM

Climate change doesn't have to be an afterthought.

Pope Francis's Populist War on the Devil

Why his belief in good and evil is as radical as his politics.

April 15, 2015

Obama Mentor Laurence Tribe Is Pitting Obamacare Supporters Against Environmentalists
2:11 PM

If he were right, he’d be confronting liberals with the greatest Sophie’s choice in recent political memory.

You Don't Have to Drink the Clinton Kool-Aid to See That Hillary Is the Only Option
1:49 PM

As everyone keeps insisting, a Hillary campaign is about strong, visceral emotions—which I honestly did not feel until the day she announced.

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