Michael Phelps today won his 18th and 19th Olympic medal, breaking the old record held by gymnast Larysa Latynina. Does this make him the greatest ever?
Moderate Republicans in the House are starting to become more assertive in voicing their frustrations with how Congress is operating.
Romney’s foreign tour didn’t go quite as well as planned, but it’s unclear how much the minor gaffes will actually matter.
Since Israel’s system is far more “socialist” by American rhetorical standards, I am not sure what his point was.
Mitt Romney faces an uphill battle in trying to get to that magic number of 270 Electoral Votes.
NBC’s Olympic coverage doesn’t necessarily recognize the realities of social networking and the 24 hour news cycle.
Neither Romney nor Obama are running on policy; rather, they’re trying to persuade people the other guy would be even worse.
Mitt Romney is no more of a wimp than George H.W. Bush or John Kerry.
The President’s former Budget Director joins the ranks of those calling for Postal privatization.
Who should bear the cost of extra policing for candidate events?
Andrew Hacker argues that, while quantitative skills are “critical for informed citizenship and personal finance,” making kids master algebra to graduate high school has disastrous consequences.
..because apparently we can apply a modern definition of “arms” to the constitution, but not modern understandings of the word “citizens.”
The fact that someone disagrees with you doesn’t mean they’re evil
According to a new report, the CIA considers Israel to be an espionage threat.
Virginia has been offering ID cards to military veterans to make it easier to prove that they’re military veterans for months now.
As public education continues to wallow in the past, some parents are looking elsewhere for alternatives.
The Romney campaign has hurt the press corps’ feelings.
Sometimes, we just ought to accept the fact that people have disagreements when it comes to hot-button social issues.
Disseting the Romney visit to the UK and musing about the state of GOP foreign policy views.
An important ruling on the Obama Administration’s contraceptive coverage mandate from a Judge in Colorado.
Why the hell is CNN—which purports to be a news organization—pretending that NBC is live casting the Olympics?
Some [expletive deleted] survey says that swearing at work is bad, even though almost everyone surveyed admits swearing at work.
Kevin Drum has been writing about his cat, Inkblot, most every Friday for the last decade. Sadly, he’s been missing since Tuesday night.