Decode DC is taking a diplomatic approach with this week’s Decode Dictionary phrase. Although it isn’t political, the Scottish phrase and song “Auld Lang
The Ronald Reagan who addressed the nation from the Oval Office on November 13, 1986 was not the Ronald Reagan most Americans now remember. His
This hasn’t been an easy chore, picking the DecodeDC Decoder of the Year 2014. The criteria are amorphous, but we wanted to honor a public servant who
They look so easy to create, but visualizing data – turning lots of numbers or bits and pieces of information into something that is both
Political junkies have been short-changed by American novelists. There are very few serious novels that really grapple with American politics and no great, classic Washington
American political insiders and the general population had their mind on different topics this year according to a study that measured tweets over the past
One of the first columns I ever wrote was about pistachios. It was 1999. My grandmother had just died and I had just moved from
The D.C. holiday season is typically filled with members of Congress scurrying to pass legislation in a last-ditch effort before the New Year. But the
The team at Politifact joins host Andrea Seabrook to break down the political fibs of the year.
Santa doesn't have to do security lines because he never flies commercial. But most people who take flight wind up in a TSA screening line.
Finally, data journalism turns its stony heart to something beyond sports and policy: Santa Claus. The Atlantic has crunched the numbers on belief in Santa
The Supreme Court’s missed opportunity to limit chokeholds…in 1976.
What’s next, a deal with Iran? The Axis of Evil is pretty much down to a Spoke of Mischief in the form of that dreaded
The word “media” is now too small for the enveloping, saturating presence of mediated observation that we all live in today. Think about two