Government

11/20/2014 - 2:54pm

    My parents used to own a small house with a large backyard, in which my mother cultivated a beautiful garden. At some point, however - I don't remember why - my father looked at the official deed defining their property, and received a shock. According to the text, the Krugman lot wasn't a rough...

11/20/2014 - 2:37pm

    A bit belatedly, Democrats have detected a deficiency in their 2014 midterm campaigns: They didn't really have an economic message.

    Economic messages are serious business for Democrats....

11/20/2014 - 2:36pm

    There's this game in American politics where folks who fancy themselves conservative often condemn programs that they in fact want very much. Obamacare is one such example.

    We face a possible...

11/20/2014 - 2:35pm

    Republican leaders in the House and Senate have made clear that they'll deploy every weapon in the legislative arsenal to repeal the Affordable Care Act. They'll try to chip away at the taxes that support it and abolish the mandates that make its...

11/20/2014 - 2:34pm

    For all the millions spent on advertising in both parties for the midterm elections, voter turnout was the lowest since World War II, according to the U.S. Elections Project at the University of Florida.

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11/20/2014 - 2:34pm

    No matter how it pans out it is going to be a long rough two years waiting for the next election. It is reasonable to expect it to be an awakening for those who could not be bothered to vote or, just as bad, succumbed to the advertising purchased by those...

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