Politics

September 19, 2014

You'll Never Guess What House Republicans Just Did
They passed a child care bill. And it's a good one.
7:51 AM

They passed a bill. A good one. That helps families.

Scotland Rejected Independence But Alex Salmond Still Got Exactly What He Wanted
2:34 AM

The independence campaign failed, but Alex Salmond still won.

September 18, 2014

Why the U.S. Army Is Our Best Weapon Against Ebola Now
3:44 PM

This could be the gamechanger we need.

Obamacare Critics Said Obama Was 'Cooking the Books.' New Data Shows He Wasn't.
2:01 PM

And just like that, another attack on the law goes poof.

September 17, 2014

How to Reboot Healthcare.gov
One year after the fiasco, here’s what the federal government still needs to do
11:30 PM

There are several ways the government can make healthcare.gov simpler and more accessible, and make up for last year's fiasco.  

This Diagram Could Hold the Key to Fixing Our Ailing Planet
6:12 PM

It organizes and prioritizes everything we need to do to fix climate change. 

The Strategy That Might Have Beaten Mitch McConnell
Alison Grimes is trailing in the polls—but she might not be if she had used Obamacare to her advantage
5:10 PM

Kentucky's Dem is trailing in the polls—but she might not be if she had used Obamacare to her advantage

What Ken Burns Doesn't Understand about the Roosevelts
In realizing the “personal” Roosevelts, something of the “public” is lost

It's so focused on the Roosevelts as people, it neglects their importance as public figures. 

Acting Against Climate Change Won't Cost As Much As You Think
4:48 PM

A revealing chart from a major new climate change report.

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