In a 5-to-4 decision as we went to press, the Supreme Court upheld nearly all the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act's provisions.
In 2002, Republicans on a House Judiciary subcommittee trained their sights on an unlikely target: conservative Judge James Rosenbaum, Chief Judge of the US District Court for the Minnesota Distr
The launching of a new Middle East peace plan in Switzerland in early December attracted more than the usual number of luminaries.
Al Gore endorsed Howard Dean for President for the same reason that so many other Democrats have: He wanted to be where the action is in his party.
The capture of Saddam Hussein is being treated as a celebratory occasion, but it is one that the Bush Administration might come to regret.
To declare oneself an unapologetic liberal in mainstream political debate these days is to invite abuse.
When did Christmas shopping become a patriotic duty, the contemporary equivalent of collecting tin cans in World War II?
"A cruise ship in the harbor," thought DeLay,
"Could be a place where decent folks would stay,
Avoiding all that mob that we detest--
In one of his sunnier moods, Jean-Luc Godard might have tacked onto The Last Samurai the subtitle une étrange aventure de Tom Cruise.
The hours between washing and the well
Of burial are the soul's most troubled time.
Generations of Yale students share stories about special moments in Vincent Scully's courses on art and architecture.
African-American history, broadly defined, continues to be the most innovative and exciting field in American historical studies.
I have always marveled at the way in which Abstract Expressionism was able to transform a disparate group of painters, none of whom had shown any particular promise of artistic greatness, into fi
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