The beginnings of a populist challenge to Hillary Clinton in 2016?
For a year that seemed to start out so well, 2013 has been among the President’s worst of this five years he’s been in office.
The Tea Party hit another new polling low, but that really shouldn’t be much of a surprise.
There are many choices in dealing with Iran’s nuclear program there are many choices, but some are better than others.
Chris Christie did as well as expected last night, but that’s just the beginning.
With just hours to go, the Republicans on Capitol Hill seem prepared to take a big political risk.
Can differences in media coverage of two unrelated filibusters be explained solely by media bias?
Once, against Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes it clear she isn’t going anywhere.
Walter Russell Mead explains why a well intentioned, carefully crafted and consistently pursued grand strategy failed.
Liberal leaders want Ruth Bader Ginsburg to retire so President Obama can appoint her successor. She wants to hang around another decade.
Yesterday saw some of the biggest protests ever to rock Egypt. Where does it go from here?
The Egyptian military appears to be signalling that its patience for political chaos may be running short.
Public trust in the news media, along with many other institutions, continues to fall. That’s troublesome for many reasons.
The NSA’s data mining project is about more than just subpoenas for cell phone records.
The TIGTA audit reveals the BOLO “Tea Party” list was right 81% of the time. But does that change anything?
Another body blow to the Fourth Amendment from the Supreme Court.
Filling normal vacancies on the bench is not “packing the court.”
The GOP’s latest investigatory crusade could end up backfiring on them.
The Supreme Court has ducked an opportunity to expand the holdings in D.C. v. Heller
For the moment, Hillary Clinton looks unbeatable if she chooses to run in 2016
Bill McClellan calls for ending military funeral honors for most veterans.
The Defense Of Marriage Act didn’t fare very well during today’s Supreme Court oral arguments.
George Will declares solitary confinement tantamount to torture.
The Fourth Amendment got even weaker yesterday.
Our politicians have averted an artificial crisis of their own making. The next one’s in two months.
There are very rational reasons behind the current gridlock on Capitol Hill.
Seems that the answer continues to be “no.”
Not as much learning going on as one might like, to be honest.
Wherein I get a bit petty (but to make a point and, maybe just because it amuses me).
If you’re a white Southerner who gets most of his information from Fox News and Rush Limbaugh, you probably don’t know a lot of people who voted for Barack Obama.
David Brooks tries to “describe what being a moderate means” in a way that most Americans would find puzzling.
President Obama had some prominent liberal journalists over for coffee.