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Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 3:00pm
    In December at the Brookings Saban Forum on the Middle East, Atlantic magazine reporter Jeff Goldberg asked right-wing former Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman this provocative question: “Things are shifting radically...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Every four years we hear it: the many, many complaints that Iowa and New Hampshire are unrepresentative of the nation yet they get to go first in presidential voting. Black, Hispanic and Asian voters are scarce. There are no major...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Sometimes, prosperity can be a sign of failure. Take the $292 million pot of taxpayer dollars that politicians are refusing to touch.     For years after the public fund for presidential candidates was established in...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 11:00am
    The biggest recent news from Oregon has nothing to do with the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge near the high-desert town of Burns. It's about the state's economic health, the most improved in the United States...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:00am
    Here is my prediction for New Hampshire: It settles nothing. Despite the most intense eight days of the campaign so far, New Hampshire will end the way it started. Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., will win comfortably....
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 9:00am
    Melissa Crews has always voted Democratic, though her husband is a staunch Republican. This year, the family split is coming to an end: Melissa is switching sides, and heroin is the principal reason.     Crews is...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 8:00am
    John Kasich doesn't need an exclamation point in his logo. Riding around New Hampshire on his campaign bus -- a blend of camper, office and food court -- the Ohio governor was so charged up last week that even when he sat down to...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 7:00am
    Since Iraq began sending tens of thousands of volunteer fighters in 2014 to battle the Islamic State, evidence has mounted that some of these militias have committed atrocities against civilians. But so far, the Iraqi legal system...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 12:00am
    Palestinians' recent attacks on Israelis are, at first blush, not an existential threat to Israel. Horrific as the losses are, the future of the state is not in question.     Or so it seems. But in a closer look...
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 9:00pm
    One of the big unanswered questions in the finance world is: Do returns reflect risk or mispricing? Defenders of the efficient markets hypothesis say that you can't get higher returns without taking more risk, while behavioral...
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 8:00pm
    I’m 51. My health is decent. And while my mother died young, there’s longevity elsewhere in the family tree.     I could live to see an openly gay presidential candidate with a real chance of victory....
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Believe it or not, some voters in New Hampshire and other early-voting states can't make up their minds between Donald Trump, the poll leader among Republicans, and Bernie Sanders, who has a big edge among Democrats.  ...
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 6:00pm
    How could this be: A "healthy casual" restaurant that demands a 35 percent surcharge if customers want just one kind of fruit in their smoothie, rather than a combination?     At first, I thought I had read...
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 5:00pm
    No debate so far has reshaped the election like the one in New Hampshire on Saturday night. And nothing the rest of the night equaled the first 10 minutes.     Chris Christie made a full-frontal attack on Marco Rubio...
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
    There is a red and blue political divide in the U.S. that this election is only exacerbating, with consequences for governing.     Presidential campaigns are about choices, differences, especially between the parties...
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