Obama OK 2Ignoring Obama’s Record Rewards the Party of No

The truth behind the president’s low approval ratings

By Lou Dubose

On a larger scale, Obama is bypassing a Congress that refuses to address greenhouse gas emissions that are heating up the planet. He has turned to the rule-making process provided in the Clean Air Act; the EPA has already released a 600-page draft of rules that will mandate a 30-percent reduction of carbon dioxide emissions by the year 2030.

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Radical experimentation at the state level

By Ed Kilgore

If you are very attentive, and live in one of those places where regular state and local political news coverage survives, you may catch snippets of information about state legislative races in your area. More likely, you will see paid advertising or receive direct-mail involving such contests. That’s a shame.

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west_blast1Will Obama Take on the Chemical Lobby?

The president shares responsibility if no action taken on chemical-plant safety

By Rick Hind Read

SCOTUSLaurence Tribe’s Half-Court Press

Tribe and Matz don’t really have a new angle on these widely-discussed cases

By Scott Lemieux Read

dollarsMore Than $3 Trillion and Counting

The real cost of the big foreign-policy initiatives of George W. Bush

By Lou Dubose Read

Screen Shot 2014-09-29 at 1.00.49 PMBloomberg Takes on the NRA

Women are far more receptive to gun control: 65 percent of women favor stronger gun laws

By Alison Fairbrother Read

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