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02/26/2015 - 5:40pm

    While talking to black and white Republicans recently about the Grand Old Party's outreach efforts to voters of color, I wondered: What are Democrats doing to reach working-class whites?

    Much has been said and...

02/05/2015 - 7:33pm

    I finally went to see Clint Eastwood's Iraq war movie, "American Sniper," after a partisan culture war broke out around it. If we had debated with this much gusto before we invaded Iraq, there might not have been a war to make a movie about....

02/05/2015 - 7:02pm

    Politics sometimes leads to poetic justice. Sarah Palin can no longer mock President Barack Obama's use of a teleprompter after her own teleprompter froze mid-speech.

    The calamity occurred at...

01/30/2015 - 12:22am

    During her live, nationally televised Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, Sen. Joni Ernst inserted a cute story from her childhood that seemed to offer everything a homespun narrative should offer -- except a...

01/29/2015 - 11:29pm

    For some Americans, France can seem like a trip back in time, not always in a good way.

    "In terms of racial progress," writes Joel Dreyfuss in The Root, "France looks more like the...

01/23/2015 - 3:44am

    Why should the world care about Nigeria more than its own president does?

    That sounds harsh, but it expresses a painful truth. Muslim terrorists killed 17 people in Paris earlier this month after...

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