March 12, 2015, 4:00am
After helping to ignite a firestorm over a possible nuclear agreement with Iran, Senator John McCain, a former Republican presidential candidate, is now sort of acknowledging his error. “Maybe that wasn’t exactly the best way to do that,” he said … Read more »
March 10, 2015, 7:00am
“I think it’s somewhat ironic to see some members for Congress wanting to make common cause with the hard-liners in Iran. It’s an unusual coalition,” Obama said Monday ahead of a meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk.
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March 10, 2015, 7:00am
By Tristram Korten, Florida Center for Investigative Reporting
The state of Florida is the region most susceptible to the effects of global warming in this country, according to scientists. Sea-level rise alone threatens 30 percent of the state’s beaches over … Read more »
March 10, 2015, 2:00am
By E.J. DIONNE JR.
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Will it take the repeal of the Affordable Care Act or its evisceration by the Supreme Court for us to appreciate what it’s actually done?
Critics of … Read more »
March 09, 2015, 1:00am
WASHINGTON — The quarterback Brett Favre has long retired. Cher shut down her most recent tour. Representative Nancy Pelosi — repeatedly written off and derided since her party lost the House in 2010 — powers on.
Ms. Pelosi, 74, maintains … Read more »
March 06, 2015, 4:00am
If you want to know what a political party really stands for, follow the money. Pundits and the public are often deceived; remember when George W. Bush was a moderate, and Chris Christie a reasonable guy who could … Read more »
March 04, 2015, 6:00am
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Obama’s veto of a bill that would have approved construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.
A bipartisan majority of senators were unable to reach the two-thirds majority required … Read more »
March 04, 2015, 5:00am
In 2012, the chief justice of the United States, John Roberts Jr., saved the Affordable Care Act by a single, surprising vote. On Wednesday morning, the chief justice was again expected to hold the decisive vote as the Supreme Court … Read more »
March 01, 2015, 4:00am
By THE EDITORIAL BOARD
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in one of the most anticipated cases of the term: King v. Burwell, a marvel of reverse-engineered legal absurdity that, if successful, will tear a huge hole … Read more »