Politics

Cynthia Nixon, Gay and Proud

Are we "born that way"? Do we choose to be gay? Who cares?

Florida Kingmaker

Marco Rubio's endorsement would bolster Mitt Romney, but the senator's ties to Newt Gingrich run deep.

Try Again Next Time

Another State of the Union, another forgettable response from the opposition.

The Difference Between Viagra and The Pill

Until now, only one was covered by insurance. Guess which. 

Obama's History Channel

The president's State of the Union address kicks off his campaign with echoes of Jefferson, Hamilton, and Truman.

Eurozone Overexposed

EU leaders scuttle a Greek bond deal for fear of greater losses.

Vermonters United

Protesters in Montpelier ring in the second anniversary of Citizens United with New England flair. 

Capital Games

Mitt Romney thinks he pays enough in taxes, and Newt Gingrich thinks it's too much. What does President Obama think?

The Scarlet Tax Return

Mitt Romney embodies what's wrong with the economy and gives the president an opening to champion a progressive code.

And Then There Was Light, Man

Mimicking a familiar format, Alan Lightman's Mr. g fails to create a unique world.

Absolutely Comfortable

A Washington state senator's change of heart on same-sex marriage offers a lesson in humanism.

All the Taxes Owed

Mitt Romney's wealth puts him at the top of the 1 percent, but his 13.9 percent tax rate is solidly middle class.

Quiet Time

Without a crowd to support him, Newt Gingrich was remarkably subdued in Monday's debate.

Tweet Revenge

Hackers take over Senator Chuck Grassley’s Twitter feed to protest his support of SOPA.

Atlas Slugged

Mitt Romney's loss in South Carolina betrays a party struggling to defend the 1 percent in the post-Occupy Wall Street era.

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