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Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 11:00am
    To return to this state for another primary with a Clinton on the ballot is to be reminded about how much has changed in Democratic politics over the last two-plus decades, and how much remains the same.     The...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 10:00am
    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is a decent human being and a passionate politician. He is also a grave threat to the Democratic Party. Because the Democratic Party is currently the only major U.S. party devoted to moderation and...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 9:00am
    It happened to newspapers. It happened to magazines. It happened to books. Now it's happening to higher education: another industry thrown into turmoil and shock because its business model has been overturned by the Internet....
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 8:00am
    Another Ted Cruz rally, another Ted Cruz rant about the media’s failure to give him his due. I endured one in the tiny town of Weare, New Hampshire, on Thursday afternoon and had two thoughts.     The first was...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 7:00am
    Inequality and what to do about it figure prominently in political debate in the U.S. and Europe. A clearer view of the problem and the possible remedies would be valuable -- and a new study by Alan Auerbach, Laurence Kotlikoff and...
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 12:00am
    When it comes to bringing us all together, I don’t think anybody is better at it than Martin Shkreli.     Shkreli is a 32-year-old former hedge fund manager — see, I just said “hedge fund manager...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
    The role of money in politics is neither as crude as Bernie Sanders suggests, nor as benign -- at least when it comes to herself -- as Hillary Clinton would have you think.      Sanders presents a mechanistic...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Politico's Jack Shafer wrote on Friday that it is "time for Chelsea Clinton's easy ride to end." The former - and perhaps future - first daughter turns 36 this month, is vice chair of the Clinton Foundation and a...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Politico's Jack Shafer wrote on Friday that it is "time for Chelsea Clinton's easy ride to end." The former - and perhaps future - first daughter turns 36 this month, is vice chair of the Clinton Foundation and a...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Hillary Clinton first grabbed the national spotlight 47 years ago as an idealistic young feminist, chiding the paternalistic establishment in her Wellesley commencement speech.     So it’s passing strange to...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 3:00pm
    We have been rightfully outraged by the lead poisoning of children in Flint, Michigan — an outrage that one health expert called “state-sponsored child abuse.”     But lead poisoning goes far beyond...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Ever since Donald Trump rode his white-hot rhetoric on immigration to the top of the Republican presidential field, one question has lingered: When voters went to, you know, vote, would they have second thoughts about supporting the...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Of the critical global challenges faced by the Obama administration in its final year, Syria may be the most confounding.     The brutal Syrian civil war has reached a crisis point, with more than 250,000 dead and 12...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:00am
    Should you buy a house or rent? It's one of the most contentious topics among economists and econ writers, and there's still no general agreement. Recently, it was the subject of an online debate between Alex Tabarrok of...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 10:00am
    The first hour of Thursday night's debate between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton was full of fireworks -- Clinton clearly came out ready to brawl, and Sanders was eager to take her on. The debate was substantive. But it was...
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