Gail Collins

09/25/2014 - 12:18pm

    Congress is gone. But not forgotten.

    OK, to be honest, they're totally forgotten. The members of the House and Senate have been out of session for about a day, and the nation has already totally wiped them from the memory bank.

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08/10/2014 - 7:27pm

    About politics and pandas ...

    This is obviously an attempt to get your attention by bringing up a cute and cuddly animal. But give me a break. It's August.

    Congress, as you know, has gone on vacation after setting a...

08/07/2014 - 3:11pm

    Let's talk about something cheerful. How about impeachment?

    Hey, it's been a depressing month for news. If you want to look on the bright side, you've got to work with what you've got.

    The possibility of...

08/07/2014 - 2:50pm

    Well, all I can say is thank God we've got that Highway Trust Fund fixed.

    Congress raced for its August break in a mad scramble, with many complaints about voting on legislation nobody had ever seen ("What bill are we talking about?") and plaintive cries...

07/14/2014 - 2:46am

    The 2014 election year is just kicking into gear, but we've learned so much already. Among the political pointers for candidates of the future:

    Do not attempt to curry favor with the voters by changing your name.

    Scott...

07/03/2014 - 4:23pm

    Happy July! Let's see how well you can do on this Halfway Through the Year Political Quiz:

    1. Chris Christie has spent several months wrestling with Bridgegate. One of the key players in the fiasco, David Wildstein, went to high school with the governor. Christie...

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