Politics

October 06, 2014

Democrats Who Stand With the NRA Win Nothing
In fact, two of them just might lose this fall
10:30 PM

In fact, two of them just might lose this fall.

Scott Walker Could Win Thanks to Wisconsin's Voter ID Law
5:15 PM

Why restricting voters' rights will be a boon for Governor Walker's campaign

Jean-Claude Duvalier Is Dead, But He Will Haunt Haiti for Years to Come

"Baby Doc" inherited a country and a dictatorship, and squandered them both.

Qatar Is a U.S. Ally. They Also Knowingly Abet Terrorism. What's Going On?

The complicated incentives of the world's richest per capita country.

What Rick Perry Understands About Ebola That Ted Cruz Doesn't
Experts say travel bans won't help—and might actually hurt.
8:13 AM

Opportunistic Republicans are calling for travel bans and mandatory quarantines. The experts say those steps wouldn't help—and might actually hurt.

October 05, 2014

Republicans Are Playing Dirty Tricks to Worsen Democrats' Midterm-Voter Problem
11:00 PM

What the GOP learned in 2012: Voter suppression works.

A Bisexual Feminist Democrat Is the Most Exciting Underdog in Kansas
And she has a shot at winning
8:00 PM

In a season of surprise elections, this could be the most surprising.

Hilary Mantel: Margaret Thatcher "Wrecked This Country"
The controversial writer discusses Britain’s male-dominated literary culture and the legacy of a certain prime minister
7:00 PM

The controversial writer discusses Britain’s male-dominated literary culture and the legacy of a certain prime minister.

Rumors Are Spreading Like Fire Through Hong Kong's Protests

Meet the journalists trying to separate truth from falsehood.

October 04, 2014

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