Louie Gohmert's sideshow is probably welcomed into the big tent by the Obama administration. Read more
North Carolina Republicans found a way to make “crazy” smart because they uncovered ingenious ways to pass their agenda to keep the details off the public’s radar. Read more
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By Michael Waldman
As is well known, the 2012 election saw a national drive to restrict the ability to vote. Citizens fought back. By Election Day, almost every harsh new law was blocked, blunted, postponed, or repealed. Count that a true win for democracy. But let’s not be satisfied with just winning defensive fights.Preview »
By Michael Lind
Between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter lies the asteroid belt, which consists of the pieces of a potential planet that never formed because gravitational forces tore its components apart. What remains are chunks of rock and metal that occasionally flame out in the earth’s atmosphere as falling stars.Preview »
Public shaming might be all we can do with people who don't believe in facts. Read more