Articles of Interest
September 02, 2015, 2:00am

There are many things we should remember about the events of late August and early September 2005, and the political fallout shouldn’t be near the top of the list. Still, the disaster in New Orleans did the Bush administration a … Read more »

September 02, 2015, 2:00am

Carly Fiorina’s conversion from Hillary Clinton fan to fervent critic

Carly Fiorina says some, well, interesting things while waiting to go on camera.

In 2010, the then-GOP Senate nominee went all middle-school-cafeteria on her Democratic opponent’s hairdo. “God, what is … Read more »

August 27, 2015, 7:00am

New York Times.

When Donald Trump’s security escorted the Univision anchor Jorge Ramos out of a news conference on Tuesday, I decided that I was officially done.

Maybe I should have been long before that.

Maybe I should have been … Read more »

August 27, 2015, 3:00am

The slaying of two journalists Wednesday as they broadcast live to a television audience in Virginia is still seared on our screens and our minds, but it’s a moment not only to mourn but also to learn lessons.

The horror … Read more »

August 25, 2015, 12:00pm… Read more »

August 18, 2015, 2:00am

By Paul Krugman

Something strange is happening in the Republican primary — something strange, that is, besides the Trump phenomenon. For some reason, just about all the leading candidates other than The Donald have taken a deeply unpopular position, a … Read more »

August 11, 2015, 3:00am

Jansen-Lonnquist for The New York Times

EXETER, N.H. — Hillary Rodham Clinton had planned to spend her campaign stop at a high school here on Monday focusing mainly on her plan to make college more affordable. But, like most candidates … Read more »

August 07, 2015, 2:00am


This was, according to many commentators, going to be the election cycle Republicans got to show off their “deep bench.” The race for the nomination would include experienced governors like Jeb Bush and Scott Walker, fresh thinkers like Rand … Read more »

August 05, 2015, 6:00am

By Jon Herskovitz

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court struck down a Texas law on Wednesday requiring voters to show authorized identification before casting ballots, saying the measure violated the U.S. Voting Rights Act through its “discriminatory effects.”… Read more »

August 05, 2015, 1:00am

The numbers are stunning: From 2007 to 2014, women made up only 30.2 percent of all speaking or named characters in the 100 top-grossing fictional films released in the United States. That’s bad enough to repeat: For every 2.3 male … Read more »