Gail Collins

11/21/2015 - 8:00am

    In honor of the coming vacation travel season, the Senate is working on a bill that would loosen the requirement that pilots take medical examinations.

    Yes! I know that’s been on your mind a lot, people. Next week, as you gather around the...

10/01/2015 - 3:00pm

    Ten years ago, did you imagine that Planned Parenthood would be the center of our national political life? No, 10 years ago we were just worried about George W. Bush and high oil prices. Sometimes I miss high oil prices.


09/30/2015 - 8:00am

    Farewell, John Boehner, farewell.

    These departures are a little wearying. It was not long ago that we said adieu to Rick Perry. And then Scott Walker. And of course we are gearing up for the moment when the...

09/24/2015 - 1:56pm

    Planned Parenthood! Government shutdown!

    Anti-abortion politicians are in an uproar over videos that supposedly show Planned Parenthood representatives negotiating on prices for tissue from aborted fetuses....

09/24/2015 - 1:39pm

    Our national attention span is ... short. The Republican presidential primary debate on Wednesday was ... long. Really, if you throw in the earlier loser debate, it was the longest ever. 

    The Lincoln-...

09/24/2015 - 1:36pm

    Our national attention span is ... short. Perhaps we were destined to have 11-person presidential primary debates simply because we have lost our capacity to listen to anybody for more than two minutes.


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