Politics

July 16, 2014

The Ultimate, Definitive Guide to the Budget Deficit
Step 1: Stop worrying about it so much
12:00 AM

Step 1: Stop worrying about it so much.

Israel at War With Hamas and Itself
The ugly realities of murders and missiles
12:00 AM

The ugly realities of murders and missiles.

July 15, 2014

Why the Doom and Gloom, America?
Today’s crises are no worse than many in U.S. history
10:00 PM

Today’s crises are no worse than many in U.S. history.

The 2014 Midterms Don't Mean Anything
Pundits and pols say the stakes couldn't be higher. Quite the opposite.
10:00 PM

Pundits and pols say the stakes couldn't be higher. Quite the opposite.

Republicans Who Are Bad at Math Want to Give Child Migrants One-Way Plane Tickets
8:00 PM

A plane ticket is not a solution to a humanitarian crisis.

Right-Wing Xenophobes Are Spreading Lies About Migrant Diseases
Welcome to the latest chapter in America's long, ugly history of nativism
12:19 PM

Welcome to the latest chapter in America's long, ugly history of nativism.

Fracking Is Setting Earthquake Records in Oklahoma, Scientists Say. Is a Big One Coming?
10:19 AM

In nature, smaller quakes can be a warning sign that larger, more severe ones are coming.

Brace Yourself: Judges Are About to Rule on Obamacare Again
Libertarians are trying to upend the law—and rewrite history
7:38 AM

Libertarians are trying to upend the law—and rewrite history. Will they succeed?

Will Voters Make Mitch McConnell Pay for His About-Face on Medicare?
12:00 AM

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has the Senate minority leader changing his tune. 

July 14, 2014

Rahm Emanuel's Top Nemesis Just Might Take Him On
Karen Lewis would make for a bloody mayoral battle
10:00 PM

This will be a bloody mayoral battle.

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