Politics

August 25, 2014

Why Free Birth Control Is a Big Deal
The latest news on Hobby Lobby and Obamacare's controversial mandate
8:53 AM

Conservatives want to know why it's such a big deal that Obamacare pay for contraception. Maybe they should ask a woman.

Rick Perry 2016 Will Be Even More Disastrous Than Rick Perry 2012
12:00 AM

The Texas governor is already putting his foot in his mouth again.

August 24, 2014

Republican Lawyers' Latest Sneak Attack on Obamacare Is Their Most Brazen Yet
10:00 PM

They file a desperate measure to get out it out of the D.C. Circuit Court.

You Thought the Mortgage Crisis Was Over? It's About to Flare Up Again
8:00 PM

We never fixed the problem, and our temporary remedies are about to run out.

August 23, 2014

August 22, 2014

History's Lesson for the Middle East: When Superpowers Leave, Stability Doesn't Follow
6:00 PM

History provides a sobering lesson about western involvement in the Middle East. It is that, when superpowers drift away, peace, progress, moderation and stability do not necessarily follow in their stead. 

MAP: The States With the Highest Carbon Emissions Per Person
5:41 PM

The top offender also happens to be the state with the fewest people.

Obama Tweaks the Birth Control Mandate—and the Right Is Still Angry
4:08 PM

Obama Administration adapts regulation in response to recent Supreme Court rulings, but it's not enough for employers with religious objections to contraception

Cops Do Exactly the Wrong Thing When Responding to the Mentally Ill
11:37 AM

Calling 25-year-old Kajieme Powell's death a "suicide by cop" masks the larger problem.

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