Washington

Inaugural Party Hopping: Kid, Indian-American, and Millennial Edition
January 20, 2013

Who says the well-connected have all the fun? TNR's Lydia DePillis visits some of Washington's less celebrated inaugural galas.

The Kick-the-Can Cliche Has Been Kicked Around for Decades
January 18, 2013

Can we please stop abusing this poor can already?

There's a War in Cyberspace over Icons vs. Text
January 17, 2013

How would you like to learn about an app's terms of service?

It's Not a Fever! How Obama Can Break the House Republicans
January 16, 2013

House Republicans aren't as crazy as they sometimes act.

The Literary Insecurities of Washington, D.C.
January 15, 2013

The Post's list of D.C.'s best books "has the ungainly feel of trying too hard and protesting too much."

The Democrats' 2016 Contenders Are Betting on Gun Control
January 14, 2013

Several high-profile Democratic governors seem to think gun control is no longer an issue to avoid. Will they be proven right?

Charles Cooper: The Other Superlawyer in the Gay Marriage Case
January 14, 2013

One of the most remarked-upon aspects of the upcoming Supreme Court challenge to California’s gay-marriage ban is the odd couple leading the charge: Ted Olson and David Boies, the conservative and liberal superlawyers who squared off in 2000 in Bush

Needed: Efforts to Manufacture a Recovery
January 14, 2013

Though Washington can’t seem to get enough of it, the debt and deficits fixation continues to feel pretty theatrical. Far scarier, by contrast, is the state of the economy. Notwithstanding some positive signs in the housing and construction sectors, the drifting economy remains troubled. Real domestic product has been growing at tepid rates below 2 percent per year. Pay remains stagnant for most workers.

The Washington Post's Confused Anti-Hagel Crusade
January 11, 2013

WaPo's editorial board has given two completely opposite reasons for disliking Hagel.

Tony Kushner's Real Source For "Lincoln"?
January 10, 2013

Tony Kushner's "Best Adapted Screenplay" was likely adapted not from "Team of Rivals" but from an obscure academic book.

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