Government

03/05/2015 - 7:58pm

    Four years ago, I was surprised by how early in the evening on election night President Obama's former chief of staff Rahm Emanuel won the mayoral race in Chicago, a city whose elections are historically famous for long counts.

    Four years...

03/05/2015 - 7:25pm

    The mayor is proud to tout his work expanding access to pre-kindergarten programs, raising the minimum wage, and making two years of community college available to everybody. He talks admiringly about his city's ethnic diversity and stresses his...

03/05/2015 - 7:19pm

    I’m trying to make up my mind about Rudy Giuliani: I can’t decide whether he’s a nutball or a sleazeball. For now I’m going with a sleazy nutball, but I’m open to suggestions.

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03/05/2015 - 7:16pm

    Was Rudy Giuliani playing a race card when he accused President Obama of not loving America? No way, the former New York mayor said later, but his litmus test sounded like he needs an eye test.

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03/05/2015 - 7:11pm

    Chris Christie is political toast.

    Cause of his charred presidential prospects: an unreformed state pension system. I know that's disappointing. Not nearly as exciting as the political near-...

03/05/2015 - 7:10pm

    Another presidential campaign is taking shape, and potential Republican candidates are beginning to speak with extra care - and sometimes with censorious hellfire - about certain social issues. As ever, they're bowing to a bloc of voters described as...

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