August 14, 2013
Here’s a fun game that helps us understand what’s at work in the topsy-turvy New York City mayor’s race, where Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has surged to the lead in a new poll, ahead of the establishment favorite for the Democratic nomination, Cit
The founding father of yellow journalism, William Randolph Hearst, died 62 years ago today. For the occasion, we present this Hamilton Basso's tongue-in-cheek evaluation of all that is Hearst.
August 13, 2013
Cory Booker has just won New Jersey’s Democratic Senate primary in a rout, making him an easy favorite to claim the seat this fall.
A couple months ago, as it dawned on New Yorkers that the mayoral campaign was not just background noise but actually worth paying attention to, my friends and I became more aware of the contours of the Democratic race.
Politico has a story today on the Clinton Foundation, and Hillary Clinton's increasingly large role there. Do you know who else has an increasingly large role at the foundation? Chelsea Clinton. How do I know this?
One couldn’t help but feel disheartened last night when word came that Hillary Clinton was giving a strong speech in California against Republican voter suppression efforts at the same time as North Carolina’s governor was signing into law a wide-ran
Last night, one of the strictest voter ID laws in the country went into effect in North Carolina.
I hope Hillary enjoyed her time off; it looks like her campaign is underway.
August 12, 2013
"Marijuana remains illegal at the national level, with no medical exception," Michael Kinsley notes in the latest issue of The New Republic.
Texas Democrats are giddy over the possibility that demographic changes might turn the Lone Star State “blue,” but the numbers suggest Texas will lean “red” for a long time.