Charles Lane

02/06/2016 - 11:00am

    American presidential politics will not be having a libertarian moment after all. Sixteen months after Time magazine branded Republican Sen. Rand Paul (Kentucky) "The Most Interesting Man in Politics," Paul has suspended his campaign for the White House - due to lack of interest.

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01/24/2016 - 11:00am

    Thirty-six years ago, a local gadfly's column in a free Vermont weekly argued passionately for "democratic control" of television, so as to rid the industry of corporate advertisers who believe that "people should be treated as morons and bombarded...

01/18/2016 - 3:00pm

    President Obama billed his final State of the Union address as a departure from the norm - a broad look at the future, not the usual legislative to-do list. In a subtle but significant way, however, it resembled his previous addresses: Yet again, Obama argued that...

01/10/2016 - 6:00pm

    In August 2010, I proposed this wager to a fellow journalist: President Obama's declared goal was to get 1 million plug-in hybrid and all-electric cars on the road in the United States by 2015. I didn't think that goal was reachable by 2018, even with the huge...

12/26/2015 - 9:00pm

    It's almost the end of 2015: time to evaluate Congress's performance. By near-universal reckoning, lawmakers registered yet another disastrous session, marked by polarization and gridlock.The Republican majority wasted time pushing an extreme agenda against...

12/19/2015 - 4:00pm

    Much has changed in Cuba since President Obama and the island's dictator, Raúl Castro, announced their rapprochement a year ago.

    Hundreds of millions of dollars have flowed into Cuban government...

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