James Warren is the Chicago editor of The Daily Beast and an MSNBC analyst. He is the former managing editor of the Chicago Tribune.
As his now-notorious biographer noted months ago, David Petraeus is only "human at the end of the day."
Nov 14, 2012
The failed Missouri candidate isn't the only one with a twisted conception of rape. Our laws about force and consent need a major revamp.
Nov 12, 2012
At Obama headquarters, a Person in the Know says a Romney victory would be one of the "most amazing political stories" of the past 100 years.
Nov 6, 2012
Forget Sandy, ignore ground game. If you want to know why this election is such a nail-biter, look to this one statistic.
Oct 29, 2012
As the philosopher Michael Sandel notes, this isn't just a practical question, but an ethical one.
Oct 16, 2012
No, it's not the unemployment rate.
Oct 4, 2012
Romney's performance in debate might make a difference... if the debates actually mattered.
Sep 30, 2012
A cure for political polarization? New research gives some hope.
Sep 27, 2012
Rahm Emanuel faces an insurmountable hurdle: People generally like their kids' teachers
Sep 16, 2012
In an era when public untruths wind up as one- or two-line bulletin on our smart phones, how do we break the cycle of lying and public forgetting?
Sep 4, 2012
Or is it? A staple genre of the new media leaves us to wonder.
Aug 23, 2012
The Chinese activist would find a very different world at the Manhattan institution.
May 6, 2012
Yes, the upcoming biography of the president goes into the details of his love life as a young man. But it really dives much deeper than that.
May 3, 2012
The public is at odds with seemingly smart transportation proposals. But to move forward, we need to forget the status quo.
Apr 24, 2012
What academia can teach us about politics
Apr 15, 2012
A fearless social observer admits unease while being interviewed on the comedy talk show.
Apr 13, 2012
Even when they identify as right-leaning, black voters still overwhelmingly favor the Democratic Party. Academics say there's a way forward for the GOP.
He should have quit while he was ahead: Once a right-hand man for the governor of Illinois, John Harris now works as an electrician at night and faces jail time.
Mar 29, 2012
The Congressional hearing on the Saints' bounty scandal is not unprecedented—Teddy Roosevelt shaped the rules of college gridiron.
Mar 27, 2012
It's a new Mitt after yesterday's win in Illinois -- and a fresh reminder for Obama's Chicago-based reelection team of the challenge ahead of them.
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