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What Jon Gruber's Quotes Really Tell Us About Obamacare—and American Politics
November 17, 2014

Some thoughts on the MIT economist's role in the health care debate—and what he was trying to say

The Obama Whisperer
No one has understood Valerie Jarrett's role, until now
November 09, 2014

Want to understand the Obama years—the whiplash between awe and despair, promise and pain? Start here.

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Was a Victim of the "Glass Cliff"
October 01, 2014

Women who take leadership positions frequently face special peril

The Account of How We Nearly Caught Osama bin Laden in 2001
August 25, 2014

We nearly captured Osama bin Laden just three months after the September 11 attacks.

The Economic Recovery, Not Gang Violence, Caused the Border Crisis
August 07, 2014

"The migration phenomena is not being driven by the proliferation of misinformation—a media campaign is completely absurd." 

Why Cow Farts and Belches Are Obama's Next Big Targets on Climate Change
Methane from natural gas and agriculture industries is the second-biggest climate threat.
July 31, 2014

Obama is making so-called "clean" natural gas his next big climate target. 

So Long, Jay Carney
A farewell to Obama's outgoing press secretary
May 30, 2014

A farewell to Obama's outgoing press secretary.

How Barack Obama Sold Out the Kale Crowd
April 29, 2014

The story of how the foodiest president let down his foodie base

The White House Is Publishing a Map of Schools That Mishandle Sexual Assault
April 29, 2014

The White House has unprecedented guidelines for schools on sexual assault. 

Who Is Getting Whacked by the Latest Sanctions on Russia—and Who Isn't
April 28, 2014

Just as important as who's on the list is who's not on the list. 

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