The former Defense Secretary: Indignant, effective, and often wrong.
Robert Gates was one of the most effective secretaries of defense in recent history. He was also one of the most restrained—until now.
What scholars had to say about the recent spate of anti-gay bills.
Awkward! But not for the reason you think.
Yes, this picture exists. Now let's talk about what it means (and doesn't mean).
The answer, as usual, is complicated and a bit subjective.
The former veep said Obama "would rather spend the money on food stamps than he would on a strong military." Here is everything wrong with that statement.
The smartest member of Congress is retiring. Who inherits his title?
Candidates to succeed Rep. Rush Holt—the Jeopardy champ and PhD in nuclear physics—atop the House of Nerds
The right's favorite anti-gay study is back.
Turns out the bailouts are just fine—as long as they prop up programs for seniors that vote Republican.
And these two charts prove it.
This is what happens when one man has too much power.