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Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 12:00am
    When it comes to bringing us all together, I don’t think anybody is better at it than Martin Shkreli.     Shkreli is a 32-year-old former hedge fund manager — see, I just said “hedge fund manager...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
    The role of money in politics is neither as crude as Bernie Sanders suggests, nor as benign -- at least when it comes to herself -- as Hillary Clinton would have you think.      Sanders presents a mechanistic...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Politico's Jack Shafer wrote on Friday that it is "time for Chelsea Clinton's easy ride to end." The former - and perhaps future - first daughter turns 36 this month, is vice chair of the Clinton Foundation and a...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Politico's Jack Shafer wrote on Friday that it is "time for Chelsea Clinton's easy ride to end." The former - and perhaps future - first daughter turns 36 this month, is vice chair of the Clinton Foundation and a...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Hillary Clinton first grabbed the national spotlight 47 years ago as an idealistic young feminist, chiding the paternalistic establishment in her Wellesley commencement speech.     So it’s passing strange to...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 3:00pm
    We have been rightfully outraged by the lead poisoning of children in Flint, Michigan — an outrage that one health expert called “state-sponsored child abuse.”     But lead poisoning goes far beyond...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Ever since Donald Trump rode his white-hot rhetoric on immigration to the top of the Republican presidential field, one question has lingered: When voters went to, you know, vote, would they have second thoughts about supporting the...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Of the critical global challenges faced by the Obama administration in its final year, Syria may be the most confounding.     The brutal Syrian civil war has reached a crisis point, with more than 250,000 dead and 12...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:00am
    Should you buy a house or rent? It's one of the most contentious topics among economists and econ writers, and there's still no general agreement. Recently, it was the subject of an online debate between Alex Tabarrok of...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 10:00am
    The first hour of Thursday night's debate between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton was full of fireworks -- Clinton clearly came out ready to brawl, and Sanders was eager to take her on. The debate was substantive. But it was...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 9:00am
    On Jan. 26, FBI agents made public a foiled plot against the Freemasons. Samy Mohamed Hamzeh was arrested with a machine gun and silencer. The FBI alleges that he intended to storm the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in Milwaukee and...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 8:00am
    I spoke in tongues when I was a kid. I went to church twice a week with my mom, stepdad and five siblings. I prayed before every meal, every night before bed and at various times throughout the day. I believed in the Bible, and I...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 7:00am
    As a journalist based in northern Iraq for the past six years, I've seen the war with the Islamic State closer than I'd like. In the summer of 2014, my best friend, a man I'd come to love and respect during my time...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 12:00am
    Ted Cruz had a teachable moment in Iowa, although he himself will learn nothing from it. A voter told Cruz the story of his brother-in-law, a barber who had never been able to afford health insurance. He finally got insurance thanks...
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 7:00pm
    After Thursday night's debate, I've got a piece of unsolicited advice for Hillary Clinton. Don't use this line again: "Senator Sanders is the only person who I think would characterize me, a woman running to be the...
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