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Thanks to the front-loaded primary process handcrafted by their party chairman, Terry McAuliffe, the millions of California's Democratic voters were reduced to ratifying an election that seems to
Music for America (MfA), a nonprofit group working to get out the youth vote in the hope of unseating George W.
In the form of a law regarding the wearing of the Islamic hijab, women's bodies are a battlefield--again.
OFF THE PAIGE
There has been much comment about the take-no-prisoners approach of the Congressional Republican leadership in cramming through the Medicare prescription-drug benefit this past November 22.
Months after Strom Thurmond's African-American daughter, Essie Mae Washington-Williams, stepped into history, commentators continue to step around the most explosive aspect of this controversy wi
The conduct of our major newspapers in the run-up to the Iraq war calls to mind William Hazlitt's famous appraisal of the Times of London.
Ralph Nader got a lot of things right when he appeared on NBC's Meet the Press and accused "Katherine Harris and Jeb Bush and their cohorts from Tallahassee to the Supreme Court" of steali
Journalists are understandably loath to call on a colleague to give up a source who's been promised anonymity, as the credibility of the entire profession can suffer from such a public betrayal.
A vote of thanks is due to Dr. Dean,
A comet on the presidential scene.
Once sure to win, he lost it all instead.
He made mistakes, but still it should be said
From the moment when Mel Gibson began promoting The Passion of the Christ--was it only ten years ago?--he has insisted that his goal was to be true to the Gospel text.
Despite their indifference to genre fiction, American publishers of literary novels have consistently made exceptions for homegrown crime writers.
It's been a while since Cuba, that caiman-shaped Caribbean isle, ceased to be a place on the map.
Please tell me how the shoehorn manages to keep
Its shape the same for centuries. At dusk my ignorance
Slips away and hides its eggs in the woods.
Lyndon Johnson launched the War on Poverty in his State of the Union Message exactly forty years ago.
The editor's note "disagreeing profoundly" with Alexander Cockburn's January 26 "Beat