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Cheney and Friends

Since 9/11, power-hungry political leaders have eviscerated the First Amendment—and we’ve allowed them to do it.

Andrew Cuomo

Both the governor and the WFP went into the weekend needing something from the other. The governor walked away with what he wanted. The party got an IOU.

Fox News

The mainstream and liberal press’s quixotic search for a ‘good’ conservative merely reinforces the soft bigotry of low expectations.

Jerry Brown

He’s brought the state back from the brink—and is poised to easily win re-election.

Ro Khanna

Major tech donors are investing in Ro Khanna. To get to Washington, he’ll have to push another Democrat out of the way.

Charles Krauthammer

Instead of rescuing forgotten truths, neocons like Charles Krauthammer devise novel fallacies.

Bernie Sanders

The Vermont senator has given progressives leverage and a platform, a potent combination.

Blogs

Eric on Jennifer Rubin's deepening hypocrisy, and Reed on the media's "shark week"-esque debt-ceiling coverage.

August 5, 2011

Mitt Romney is the Republican front-runner, but he isn’t as strong among Tea Party activists. 

August 5, 2011

Obama surrendered to Republicans to get a job-killing, growth-stifling debt-ceiling deal. It was a horrible mistake. Now, with markets tanking, will the president make that mistake again?

August 4, 2011

It might, but it’s going to take a lot of work to counter the Iron Triangle and its lobbyists.

August 4, 2011

Tim Pawlenty knows that his only route to the Republican nomination is by process of elimination, so he’s trying to eliminate Michele Bachmann. 

August 3, 2011

Despite playing a hugely damaging role in the 2009 financial collapse, credit rating agencies were a central player in the debt ceiling debate. When will Washington learn to ignore them?

August 3, 2011

Republican obstructionism is hurting Obama as much as the GOP’s hostage-taking negotiating strategy on the economy.

August 3, 2011

Once again, the Koch Brothers are pouring money into a campaign to keep Wisconsin Democrats from voting in the recall elections.

August 3, 2011

Americans for Prosperity just sent misleading information about voting to thousands of Wisconsinites.

August 3, 2011

A Democratic Senate endorses a plan that Bernie Sanders warns risks “devastating cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid...”

August 2, 2011