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Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 7:00pm
    The mosquito-borne Zika virus has reproductive-age women, families and governments across the Americas nervous, and for good reason. Some 4,000 babies have been born with microcephaly, a condition marked by an abnormally small head...
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Last month, majorities in Congress voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Not surprisingly, President Obama vetoed the repeal bill, and the Republican Congress was unable to override the president's veto.    ...
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 6:00pm
    If you think Donald Trump lost the Iowa caucuses, Trump has news: You have it totally wrong.     Trump likes to describe himself as different from ordinary politicians, guys who have spent their lives debating and...
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 6:00pm
    When Bernie Sanders won election as mayor of Burlington, Vermont, in 1981, I called his office to see if there was a story there about a socialist elected official. I was interning at The Washington Post (I didn’t mention the...
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 5:00pm
    I used to have this poster in my office reflecting the timeless wisdom of a relief pitcher named Larry Andersen. Today he does radio broadcasts for the Philadelphia Phillies. A friend who's a calligrapher made it for me....
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 5:00pm
    The only thing missing from Marco Rubio's victory speech Monday night was the victory: In Iowa's Republican caucus, Rubio finished not first, not second, but third. Was he expecting a bronze medal?    ...
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Rigged. No word more appropriately describes the 2016 presidential election. I don't mean that the election is being fixed by ballot-box stuffing, or that politicians are buying votes by handing out "walking-around money....
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Over the last few years we’ve been treated to a number of “Facebook revolutions,” from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street to the squares of Istanbul, Kiev and Hong Kong, all fueled by social media. But once the...
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 3:00pm
    When I crossed paths with a Democratic campaign consultant in Austin last March, I suggested he come to the local International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hall to hear Bernie Sanders speak. The Vermont senator, I added, was...
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 3:00pm
    Can Wisconsin make a sex offender who's completed his sentence wear a GPS monitor on his ankle for the rest of his life? Reversing a lower court judgment last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit said the answer is...
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 2:00pm
    On to New Hampshire. But first, before it fades, here's what's in the rear-view mirror in Iowa.     1. For the Democrats, there are two ways of interpreting what was basically a tie. Vermont Sen. Bernie...
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 2:00pm
    There are few holes deeper than those in the heart of a 13-year-old girl.     For many, it is an age of painful yearning, of a life lived in imaginary cloud worlds, away from acne and algebra and all that awkwardness...
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Before the Iowa caucuses were mercifully laid to rest, I predicted that the surging Donald Trump — he of what George H.W. Bush called “the Big Mo” — would win the Republican contest handily. Bernie Sanders, I...
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Iowa doesn't pick nominees. It eliminates candidates.     Sometimes that happens quickly: On Monday night, Democrat Martin O'Malley and Republican Mike Huckabee announced immediately that they were out....
Saturday, February 6, 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...
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