Articles of Interest
October 16, 2015, 7:00am

Linda Greenhouse – The New York Times

Despite a near-universal assumption that the Supreme Court will take up an abortion case in its new term, the general chatter hasn’t included much detail about the specific issue, the stakes or the … Read more »

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October 12, 2015, 2:00am

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/10/11/us/politics/2016-presidential-election-super-pac-donors.html?smid=tw-nytpolitics&smtyp=cur… Read more »

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October 09, 2015, 3:00am

By Paul Krugman. New York Times.

So Representative Kevin McCarthy, who was supposed to succeed John Boehner as speaker of the House, won’t be pursuing the job after all. He would have faced a rough ride both winning the post … Read more »

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October 07, 2015, 5:00am

The Editorial Board – New York Times.

House Republicans may be disinclined to disband the Select Committee on Benghazi with the presidential race heating up. But at the very least they should rename their laughable crusade, which has cost taxpayers … Read more »

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October 05, 2015, 4:00am

By Paul Krugman – New York Times.

Does anyone remember the Cheney energy task force? Early in the George W. Bush administration, Vice President Dick Cheney released a report that was widely derided as a document written by and for … Read more »

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October 05, 2015, 4:00am

By Charles M. Blow – New York Times.

An exasperated — and frustrated — President Obama said of the gun massacre last week in Oregon:

“Somehow this has become routine. The reporting is routine. My response here at this podium … Read more »

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October 03, 2015, 2:00am

By Paul Krugman. New York Times.

So Donald Trump has unveiled his tax plan. It would, it turns out, lavish huge cuts on the wealthy while blowing up the deficit.

This is in contrast to Jeb Bush’s plan, which would … Read more »

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September 30, 2015, 4:00am

OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR
By GEOFFREY KABASERVICE

REPUBLICANS aren’t big fans of Karl Marx, but perhaps they should ponder his observation that history repeats itself first as tragedy, then as farce. As preposterous presidential candidates dominate the polls and extremists topple congressional … Read more »

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September 29, 2015, 3:00am

By Paul Krugman. New York Times.

John Boehner was a terrible, very bad, no good speaker of the House. Under his leadership, Republicans pursued an unprecedented strategy of scorched-earth obstructionism, which did immense damage to the economy and undermined America’s … Read more »

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September 24, 2015, 1:00am

By Frank Rich – New York Magazine.

Most weeks, New York Magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich speaks with contributor Alex Carp about the biggest stories in politics and culture. This week: Carly Fiorina’s rise, Scott Walker’s fall, and Donald Trump being … Read more »

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