Post Archive

September 2015

A still from Citizen Kane, RKO Pictures, 1941.

Before reality TV and Donald Trump, there was Charles Foster Kane and Sen. Bulworth.

Maybe the 'crazies' in the House really are crazy

Establishment Republicans in the House tried to play ball with the party’s far right flank. Big mistake.

U.S House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) (L) and House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) (R) leave after a House Republican Conference meeting September 29, 2015 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Why the next crop of congressional leaders won’t be able to go it alone.

Note to House GOP: Governing is an option
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) during a news conference on Capitol Hill, January 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

The Republican Establishment, or whatever’s left of it, is under siege from within now more than ever.

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The link between thought and action is tenuous.

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) confers with Pope Francis (L) during an arrival ceremony at the White House on September 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

How does the Pope’s message translate into policy?

File photo: Pope Francis waves to the boy scouts gathered in St. Peter's Square on June 13, 2015 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Advocacy groups call for further action as Pope Francis arrives stateside.

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Antoine Lynch has a housing voucher that guarantees part of his rent. So why won’t anyone lease him an apartment?

Trump says some of his best friends are Muslims
Carly Fiorina's stock price: Time to sell?

Despite the outsider shtick, Fiorina has been a political wannabe since 2008, with not much to show for it.

File photo: Residents walk past Chicago Housing Authority Cabrini-Green public housing buildings on January 12, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

How much can, and should, the government do to right past wrongs when it comes to housing and segregation?

Donald Trump is the anti-Angela Merkel
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New research is busting a long-held truth — that having children before getting a ring meant your marriage was almost certainly doomed.