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Noam Scheiber says the mayor should focus more on economic populism—but neglects to mention his big wins for New Yorkers.

General Antonio Taguba

Bush and Cheney claimed torture was the only option. These soldiers, agents and nurses proved them wrong.

The Bush Machine plays for keeps—and this time, they hauled out the heavy artillery to shoot down Romney.

Governor Andrew Cuomo

Should we give him a second chance? Yes—with skepticism and with hope.

Cuomo and SIlver

A few simple rules could curtail the political favors that speaker Sheldon Silver is accused of making for profit.

More than a wish list, he offers a framework for 2015 legislative fights and the 2016 campaign.

Blogs

There are no geographic boundaries in Obama’s proposed AUMF, and ISIL “affiliates” are popping up everywhere.

February 20, 2015

Inking a deal with Iran soon would box the Israeli Prime Minister into denouncing a major foreign policy achievement.

February 11, 2015

If he doesn't read the writing on the bank notes, the president will be remembered as “Wrong-Way Obama.”

February 9, 2015

The mission isn't “over”… it’s just been reassigned.

February 4, 2015

Ashton Carter will tell the Senate Wednesday he would recommend more troops if conditions “degrade.”

February 4, 2015

GOP megadonor Paul Singer and Hillary Clinton booster Richard Perry have more in common than you’d think.

February 3, 2015

“A new deal is needed in the world,” The Nation said, but FDR was not the man to deliver it.

January 30, 2015

In his State of the Union address last night, Obama pitched universal childcare and paid leave—for both mothers and fathers.

January 21, 2015

The president’s request for a quick trade deal was met with silence.

January 21, 2015

More than a wish list, he offers a framework for 2015 legislative fights and the 2016 campaign.

January 20, 2015