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Friday, February 12, 2016 - 10:00am
    As he launched his New Hampshire door- to-door campaign on Saturday, Ohio Gov. John Kasich said something surprising. "This is not a campaign," he told volunteers and reporters in front of the bus he's pretty much lived...
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 9:00am
    Trade-offs have long been at the center of economics. The aphorism "there is no such thing as a free lunch" captures a central economic idea: You cannot get something for nothing. Among the many trade-offs emphasized in...
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 8:00am
    As New Hampshire primary voters go to the polls today, they will choose among candidates in both parties who in most cases have taken off their velvet gloves and starting swinging.     In the final Republican debate...
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 7:00am
    "The tide of war is receding," Barack Obama tirelessly insisted four years ago as he campaigned for reelection. Even then, the slogan seemed untethered from reality. Not only was fighting in Afghanistan intensifying, with...
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 12:00am
    One of the most striking statistics to come of the Iowa caucus entry polling was the enormous skew of young voters away from Hillary Clinton and to Bernie Sanders. Only 14 percent of caucus goers 17 to 29 supported Clinton, while 84...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Both President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush can say they have visited a mosque as president. Can you guess which one has gotten slammed for it by today's presidential candidates? Need a hint?   ...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 3:00pm
    Pickett's charge. Waterloo. The Charge of the Light Brigade. Take your pick of historical analogies, the "experience" wing of the Republican Party launched a desperate, and very possibly doomed, assault at Saturday'...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 2:00pm
    By now everyone who follows politics knows about Marco Rubio’s software-glitch performance in Saturday’s Republican debate. (I’d say broken-record performance, but that would be showing my age.) Not only did he...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
    After cautious and civil sparring by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in their first New Hampshire encounter, they took of the gloves in their Democratic debate Thursday night and defined the...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 11:00am
    To return to this state for another primary with a Clinton on the ballot is to be reminded about how much has changed in Democratic politics over the last two-plus decades, and how much remains the same.     The...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 10:00am
    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is a decent human being and a passionate politician. He is also a grave threat to the Democratic Party. Because the Democratic Party is currently the only major U.S. party devoted to moderation and...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 9:00am
    It happened to newspapers. It happened to magazines. It happened to books. Now it's happening to higher education: another industry thrown into turmoil and shock because its business model has been overturned by the Internet....
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 8:00am
    Another Ted Cruz rally, another Ted Cruz rant about the media’s failure to give him his due. I endured one in the tiny town of Weare, New Hampshire, on Thursday afternoon and had two thoughts.     The first was...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 7:00am
    Inequality and what to do about it figure prominently in political debate in the U.S. and Europe. A clearer view of the problem and the possible remedies would be valuable -- and a new study by Alan Auerbach, Laurence Kotlikoff and...
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...
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