Government

06/25/2015 - 12:42pm

    The sloping red line offers a sobering prognosis for American democracy. Contained in a new report on improving the presidential debate process, it charts the precipitous decline of viewership: from above 60 percent of the voting age population in 1960, when the first televised debates were held, to under...

06/25/2015 - 12:41pm

    There's nothing in the Constitution that says a candidate for president must be a seasoned politician. But Donald Trump? Don't be ridiculous.

    In a year when a dozen or more Republicans...

06/25/2015 - 12:41pm

    It's hard being Elizabeth Warren.

    Especially when you're not Elizabeth Warren.

    Hillary Clinton had an awkward collision last week...

06/25/2015 - 12:39pm

    As the senior President George Bush at 91 reflects on his political career, he way well smile at the circumstances that in time led to the current prospect of the nation's first three-president dynasty.

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06/25/2015 - 11:19am

    On Monday Jeb Bush - or I guess that's Jeb!, since he seems to have decided to replace his family name with a punctuation mark - finally made his campaign for the White House official, and gave us a first view of his policy goals. First, he says that if...

06/25/2015 - 11:14am

    Yes, there is a God. I admit, I was starting to have my doubts. Until this week, when real estate mogul and ultimate self-promoter Donald Trump announced that this time around -- unlike in 1988, 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012 -- he's not just teasing. This...

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