Republicans competing to see who can be the toughest on crime
New Mexico Senator Ben Ray Luján is hospitalized with a stroke.
One party is divided on how to govern and the other is united in not governing.
Democrats are already jockeying to influence President Biden’s pick should a vacancy arise.
America’s Newspaper of Record needs to figure out what it wants to be.
Is shunning those without college degrees the last acceptable prejudice?
One of America’s fist celebrity CEO’s has passed away at the age of 94.
Despite similar paths to the Supreme Court, it turns out the two don’t share the same style and approach.
A selection that is likely to keep the Senate GOP united and red-state Democrats up for re-election under pressure to vote to confirm.
President Trump’s short list of potential Supreme Court nominees consists mostly of conventionally conservative, well-qualified, jurists.
Former N.F.L. player, and convicted murderer, Aaron Hernandez suffered from a severe case of C.T.E. at the time of his death according to a post-mortem brain study.
With a relatively smooth announcement, Donald Trump has named a solid and qualified conservative who will likely be confirmed to the nation’s highest court.
While vigilance is called for, America will survive Donald Trump just as it has survived everything else we’ve faced since the nation’s founding.
The rise of Trump and Sanders has resurrected a debate as old as Western civilization.
Justice Sotomayor argued last week that we ought to look somewhere other than just the Courts of Appeal, the Ivy League, and the Northeast for Supreme Court Justices. She’s right.
The host of a weekend show on MSNBC is angry that the network wants her to talk about the presidential race.
Protests by students at Princeton are causing some people to finally pay attention to some inconvenient truths about America’s 28th President.
Paradoxically, the children of affluent parents are less happy than those of the poor.
Do we really want to put another first-term Senator with no executive experience in the Oval Office? Because beyond the mere legal requirements, it does not appear that Ted Cruz is qualified to be President.
Every member of the Supreme Court graduated from an Ivy League Law School. That kind of homogeneity is not healthy.
Their places are being filled by students who pay higher tuition rates.
Even the most ideologically divided members of the Supreme Court agree with each other 65% of the time.
.Wonkblog’s “Wal-Mart has a lower acceptance rate than Harvard” is rightly drawing some eye-rolling.
Is Harvard University the Lake Wobegon of the Ivy League or are Harvard students really that smart?
Tim Kane continues his campaign against the US military’s antiquated personnel system.
The best single means of becoming such an economic winner is to gain admission to a top university
The Supreme Court seems likely to severely limit the use of race-based preferences at public universities
A wonderfully descriptive story in the New York Times Style section that’s almost surely mere anecdote being touted as trend.
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.
The Wall Street Journal publishes a screed aimed at those about to graduate college.
Our psychological and cultural biases make evaluating information and arguments rationally next to impossible.
Elizabeth Warren’s Senate campaign stumbled badly this week.
When Dan Drezner tweeted “I’m not going to read anything dumber than this today,” my inclination was to scoff. He actually undersold it.