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Friday, May 6, 2016 - 4:00pm
    As everyone knows, the GOP is a party at war with itself, riven by resentments and anger, destined to be divided all the way to November. Right? Well maybe not so much. The resentments and anger are still there, and it surely is an...
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 3:00pm
    Justice Stephen Breyer is against the death penalty -- but not because it's morally wrong. He briefly reiterated his arguments Monday when dissenting from the court's refusal to hear a California death row inmate's case...
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 2:00pm
    If you listened much to Ted Cruz over these last furious months, you heard him talk frequently about “the abyss,” as in what this country was teetering on the edge of. If you listened to him over these last furious hours...
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Indiana is a test Tuesday for two men whose charm offensive has been light on "charm," heavy on "offensive": Donald Trump and Bobby Knight, a narcissistic bully whom Trump brought back to the state to campaign for...
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:00am
    Weeks before Sen. Ted Cruz chose former business executive Carly Fiorina as his running mate in his desperate stop-Trump effort, the Bipartisan Policy Center, an eclectic group of political operatives experienced in making the choice...
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:00am
    Over the past six years, America's businesses have created more than 14 million new jobs. To keep this progress going, we need to pursue every avenue of economic growth. Today, some of our greatest economic opportunities abroad...
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 9:00am
    Eeyore’s Birthday Party has come and gone in Austin again without scads of arrests. This is testament once again to the fact that our nation’s marijuana laws are silly.     Not just silly. Sillier than...
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 8:00am
    Schools are supposed to help kids build character, socialize, and learn critical thinking and academic content. But we also ask schools to do a lot more: to offer extracurricular activities, serve as community centers and feed our...
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 7:00am
    Things are terrible here in Portugal, but not quite as terrible as they were a couple of years ago. The same thing can be said about the European economy as a whole. That is, I guess, the good news.     The bad news...
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 9:00am
    People tend to fear spiders and snakes more than they do electrical sockets or fireworks, even though the latter present a far greater danger. This might help explain why humans have such a hard time seeing the threat of climate...
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 7:00am
    What a day: On Wednesday, we got to see Texas Sen. Ted Cruz introduce his imaginary friend and vice-presidential pick, Carly Fiorina, to jump-start his imaginary path to the White House. We were also treated to Donald Trump's...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Prime Minister David Cameron should, if the pollsters and bookmakers are right, win his campaign to keep Britain in the European Union. But if things go wrong between now and the June referendum his biggest challenge will be to...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 5:00pm
    In an election season about "voter anger," one important thing is underappreciated: voter optimism. And in particular, optimism about the economy.     "Wait, what?" you may be thinking. Isn't...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 3:00pm
    Top Republicans appear increasingly resigned to Donald Trump as their nominee, and a number of them are morbidly wondering just how extensive a down-ballot disaster his candidacy will unleash for the party, in a pondering-the-iceberg...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 1:00pm
    It is simply astonishing how destructive Ohio Gov. John Kasich's campaign has been to the Republican Party.     Right now, the evidence is on full view in Indiana. As part of a deal with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's...
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