On a minimum-wage increase and Obamacare, the left suddenly finds its policy agenda at odds with the respected bipartisan arbiter.
"I think that in this great society of ours," the president says, "we want to be sure that women are used as effectively as they can to provide a better life for our people, in addition to meeting their primary responsibility, which is in the home."
The most amazing feature of our era is the belief that 300 years of racist policy gives no tell on our daily lives. The second is the belief that juries are somehow beyond reproach.
Plus: Republican Bob Corker enters the manufacturing labor fray, Conan suggests a new Russian gulag—and more.
There are 3 percent more infant deaths during Republican administrations.
To be taken seriously, those who critique the powerful must be flawless, whereas society forgives the most egregious errors in judgment of the elites themselves.
The government wants a national database noting where license plates were spotted. Congress should regulate the runaway data-collection industry instead.
The physicist-statesman is taking his leave after eight terms in Congress and one stunning win over a supercomputer on Jeopardy.
By breaking convention to publish a critical memoir while a president he served remains in office, the former defense secretary will help shape the historical record.
On the unfinished life of Jordan Davis
Looking back, 2013 is likely to be remembered as the final collapse of the old, confrontational Religious Right in favor of a less partisan, more pragmatic approach.
If the party looks back to the 1990s with its presidential nominee, it could be bad news for the rising generation of leaders.
The irrelevance of black life has been drilled into this country since its infancy, and shall not be extricated through the latest innovations in Negro Finishing School.
The sun never sets on the empire of British political drama/satire
The venture capitalist—who compared progressivism to Kristallnacht—wants to disenfranchise non-taxpayers and give wealthier voters more votes.
The quarter-million-dollar vehicles are available to police in four suburban cities, including Irvine, which ranks as the safest city in America.
Conor Friedersdorf and Edward Lucas debate the value of Snowden's leaks.
Yes, she behaved badly. But under the circumstances, how many people would've managed better? And how is it relevant to the job she may seek?
The invisible primary isn't just about lining up top donors anymore—would-be candidates are seeking mega-donors who can bankroll independent-spending groups, too.