The Obamacare rollout saw public views of the president's trustworthiness reverse. This could seriously undermine the rest of his presidency.
The filibuster reform threatens to make the Senate go the way of the House, as Congress continues to fall apart.
A divergence deepens. How can Obama get the upper hand?
Everybody thinks the Republicans are the ones in trouble. But history shows nothing wrecks a party like a bad second term.
The New Jersey governor's reelection suggests he's the sort of party-line-scrambling pol America needs to escape deadlock.
Both the agency and the administration do not seem to appreciate the seriousness of a matter that has embarrassed the nation and undermined its leader.
How he sees his job—and how that explains his frustrations.
The Republicans are hardly finished—but only a creative leader can truly restore the party.
The Hunt for Red October was a sensation in the Reagan administration—and Clancy took to its circles with impressive ease.
How redistricting rules and institutional breakdowns brought us to the shutdown.
The Golden State moves to erode distinctions between citizenship and mere residency.
The media has paid little attention to the impact a new chair could have on a long-running internal struggle.
The Syria crisis may mark the end of a decade of consequence-free elite mismanagement.
A look through the arguments and the interests at stake.
Humanitarian interventions have become the reflex position in Washington. But the American public is more nationalistic and more skeptical of foreign do-goodery. Could a reckoning be at hand?
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