If the plan passes the city can spend less money on incarceration and focus police resources on more serious crimes
He eloquently summed up the problem with insiders who influence government. But what evidence is there that the GOP wants to fix it?
John F. Burns, one of the most respected journalists to cover the war, worries that bloody conflict and dictatorship is likely
Who cares if he knows the name of Uzbekistan's leader? The core approach he suggests is naive nonsense
Residents of Vermont, Oregon and New York were most likely to seek information about OWS -- and interest in the Tea Party spikes around Tax Day
There are unwritten rules that the White House press corps is forced to follow. Since other journalists are less constrained, they get less access.
In a genre that often goes terribly wrong, these efforts stand out as all-time greats
They're "excruciating at times," as one critic notes, but they're also one of the least artificial parts of modern campaigns
This announcement is an admission that the Texas governor doesn't even expect he can improve over time
He's been invoked to discredit Democrats since 1972, but proved more prescient than conservatives about war
And despite its delusion about only liberals playing the race card, it's strangely enjoyable
An obscene pair of stories in the news this week illustrate why the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street started protesting -- and the moral intuitions they share
The former Speaker of the House knows orders of magnitude more about domestic policy -- but it isn't clear that he wants to show up his rival
Hawks like Jennifer Rubin are blaming President Obama for increasing Iran's geopolitical influence, but they ought to blame themselves
The Texas governor's proposal is intended to be everything a conservative could want -- so it's telling that it includes the mortgage interest deduction
GOP contenders have a powerful incentive to use extreme rhetoric about the border -- and to keep quiet about workplace enforcement
Despite billions spent on airport security, federal bureaucrats have escaped the terminal. Is your 4th Amendment safe?
Without ever having confronted the toll, some hawks are now agitating for an attack on Iran
The former Speaker of the House offers a devastating critique of Herman Cain and other GOP presidential candidates
A former Heritage Foundation staffer explains the policy's origin