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Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Al-Qaeda affiliate playing larger role in Syria rebellion

Jabhat al-Nusra plays a growing role among the forces challenging Bashar al-Assad's regime.

By David Ignatius  |  03:38 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Syria

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Obama has Romney for lunch

There's something at once hopeful and sad about the picture of President Obama and Mitt Romney in the Oval Office yesterday.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:32 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Is a filibuster deal possible?

It's hard to tell whether Harry Reid can get Senate rules changed.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  02:09 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bipartisanship, Congress, democrats, Republicans, senate

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 11/30/2012

Climate change science gets more compelling as politicians fiddle

Three new studies out this week show that the politics and the science of global warming remain far apart.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  11:27 AM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Climate Change, Environment, United Nations

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 11/30/2012

You call this a compromise?

The White House’s ‘fiscal cliff’ plan is mere chest-thumping.

By Ruth Marcus  |  09:40 AM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 11/30/2012

Friday's p-Op quiz: Nekkid' edition

Who explained the difference between naked' and nekkid' and why?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:05 AM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  p-Op Quiz

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 11/29/2012

PostScript: Romney's loss or ours?

Readers respond to Romney chief strategist Stuart Stevens's column defending the campaign.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  05:13 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 election, Mitt Romney, PostScript, Stuart Stevens

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Republicans' bizarre fiscal cliff rhetoric

Why are they demanding what the Democratic position should be on Medicare?

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:09 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Congress, fiscal cliff, health care, Medicare, Paul Ryan, Republicans, taxes

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Stuart Stevens is ‘out of touch’

The willful self-delusion of the Romney presidential campaign is on full display in his op-ed.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:44 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012

Posted at 06:47 PM ET, 11/28/2012

PostScript: Is Wal-Mart at fault?

Readers respond to Harold Meyerson.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  06:47 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Social Security and special commissions

Sounds a lot like kick the can.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:38 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 11/28/2012

No crow on Obama-Romney lunch menu

I would hand over my entire tie collection just to be in the room.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:45 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 11/27/2012

No, Republican obstruction isn't because Harry Reid is mean to them

No, Republican obstruction isn't because Harry Reid is mean to them

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:30 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 11/27/2012

PostScript: Milbank, Santorum and the U.N.

Readers respond to Dana Milbank’s column about the U.N. and disabilities.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  04:57 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Shaken and stirred by Daniel Craig’s ‘007’

Richard Cohen is a wise man — except when it comes to Daniel Craig as James Bond.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:45 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 11/27/2012

McCain continues to throw Rice in our faces

Imagine what we’d know if McCain and crew spent their considerable camera time asking tough questions about security in Benghazi.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:42 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 11/27/2012

Donald Trump knows ‘mean-spirited’

The Donald earns an arched eyebrow for his pot-and-kettle putdown of Mitt Romney.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:30 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Another test for Republicans

Potential candidates around the nation are watching what happens to Shelley Moore Capito.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:44 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 11/26/2012

PostScript: How to legalize marijuana

Readers respond to the editorial about Colorado and Washington state’s recent votes.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  04:09 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Obama needs to channel Jefferson

He needs to emulate his 19th-century predecessor’s love of socializing with Congress.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:13 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Morgan Freeman does ‘God’s’ work for gay marriage

He has lent his recognizable “voice of God” to push for same-sex marriage.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:19 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LGBT

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 11/26/2012

I’m worried about the GOP

Democrats might not want to hear it, but they need a strong Republican Party.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:25 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 11/25/2012

A tainted choice

The choice for lottery board chief has some explaining to do.

By Colbert I. King  |  04:24 PM ET, 11/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 11/23/2012

Reactions to overRiceaction

Readers respond to Post Editorial

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  04:12 PM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Leftovers’ edition

Who wrote “the American people don’t want ‘gifts’ from their leaders”?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 11/21/2012

PostScript: Wemple, O’Reilly and the ‘white establishment’

Readers respond to the blog post and editorial about the Fox News host on election night.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  03:49 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Here comes the fight over Rush Limbaugh

Does insulting voters bring a bigger payoff than wooing them?

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  01:55 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 11/20/2012

PostScript: United against Grover Norquist

Readers respond to his column about Grover Norquist, post-election.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  04:28 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Cass Sunstein gets it on executive-branch nominations

The damage done by the confirmation process keeps good people from contributing to government.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  12:21 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 11/19/2012

The looming Obama enthusiasm gap

The enthusiasm for Democrats nosedives without the president on the ballot.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:30 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 11/19/2012

PostScript: Federal employees are over/underpaid

Readers respond to federal salaries.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  03:23 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Democrats’ electoral-college advantage

Recent elections show one party consistently running ahead nationally.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  03:00 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 11/19/2012

50,000 shades of dismay for the GOP

Every month, 50,000 Latinos become eligible to vote.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:33 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Forecasts | Tags:  Election 2012

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 11/19/2012

The high value of the gay vote

Y’all thought I was kidding when I said the LGBT vote could decide the margin of victory.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:20 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Not the talking filibuster again!

Why it wouldn’t help.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:13 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Robinson and readers on next GOP moves

Readers respond to listening column

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  03:28 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 11/16/2012

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Broadwell’ edition

Who said that a man of 60 who has no body fat is not to be trusted?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:55 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 11/16/2012

‘Silver Linings Playbook’: A wonderful end run around today’s bad news

A wonderful end run around today’s bad news.

By Richard Cohen  |  09:22 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Government by spite (or worse)

The GOP’s recalcitrance won’t prevent a health-care option

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:29 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Marcus and the cliff bluff

Readers respond to “ante up” column.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  03:27 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Don’t forget about Holly Petraeus

Everyone focuses on how the scandal will affect David Petraeus. What about his wife?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:30 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Milbank and seceding success

Milbank and secession success

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  05:29 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 11/14/2012

President Obama’s press conference — climate change gets some attention, but enough?

Will he push the issue off again, as he did in his first term?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  04:06 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 11/14/2012

The U.S. may become energy-independent after all

OPINION | An encouraging report suggests a future where we import little oil.

By Robert J. Samuelson  |  12:16 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Of course Republicans will filibuster Obama's Cabinet nominees

Of course they will hold up Obama’s Cabinet nominees.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  11:55 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 11/13/2012

PostScript: Forgiving Petraeus?

Is this really a scandal? Readers respond.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  05:10 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Once again, fewer dynastic senators

Nepotism in the Senate appears to be in decline.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:36 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Mitt Romney’s legacy: No ‘Romneyists’

Everyone knows where the GOP stands even if they haven’t a clue where Romney does.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:34 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Eric Cantor and the Petraeus affair

Why didn’t the House majority leader raise the alarm?

By Colbert I. King  |  02:10 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 11/12/2012

PostScript: Robert Samuelson and the welfare state

Readers discuss what is not sustainable over the long haul.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  03:40 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 11/12/2012

The real story about polling uncertainty

This was a close race. We didn’t need “unskewed” nonsense to make that plain.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  12:11 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 11/12/2012

The GOP is no party for blacks, Latinos and gays

The Republican Party used to get black and Latino votes. We know why. But how can it get them back?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:46 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 11/09/2012

David Petraeus resigns after a bumpy ride

The former general did not adapt easily to the CIA’s culture.

By David Ignatius  |  05:53 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Republicans’ problems aren’t just demographics -- think policy gap

Demographics aren’t their only problem.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:26 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Leveling the college field

Readers react to the idea of economic affirmative action.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  04:25 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 11/09/2012

‘White guys’ voted for Obama, too

Mitt Romney was the preferred candidate of white men. Still, there were plenty of white men who voted for the president.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:46 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Warren and Grayson bring Occupy to Congress

Despite a disdain for structure, order of coherent goals, Occupy Wall Street has two new members of Congress.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:21 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Election 2012

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Obama’ edition

Did Mitt Romney end up getting zero percent of the black vote?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Run, Joe, run (or at least fake it)

Presidents do better in their second term when they’re effectively bidding for another reelection.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:58 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 11/08/2012

The blue state of Northern Virginia

The GOP will keep losing the region until it fields credible centrists.

By Lee Hockstader  |  04:36 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  local

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 11/08/2012

PostScript: Gerson and changing the GOP

Commenters see a complicated road ahead.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  03:54 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 11/08/2012

John Kerry is in a good State

The only person standing between him and the State Department is the president.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:27 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Marriage equality takes four steps forward

For the first time ever, voters said yes to marriage equality in four states.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:15 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LGBT, Election 2012

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Needed now: Executive branch nomination reform

The Senate should return to the days of allowing presidents their choice of personnel.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:48 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 11/07/2012

PostScript: E.J. Dionne on Obama’s victory

Does the election settle that ‘bitter argument’?

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  04:17 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 11/07/2012

A GOP that’s off-track

Two lessons the party should learn from its defeat.

By Michael Gerson  |  03:17 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Romney’s poor image? Don’t blame that on Obama.

He and the Republicans have only themselves to blame for that.

By Colbert I. King  |  03:02 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 11/07/2012

A reality check for the ages

There’s no denying this strategic defeat.

By Charles Lane  |  02:46 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Voters run away from Rep. Allen West

It couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012

Posted at 07:40 AM ET, 11/07/2012

A story worth hyping: Democrats in the Senate

The nation is getting a highly promising group of newcomers.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  07:40 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:23 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Rep. Joe Walsh gets the boot

Walsh was ill-suited for Congress. Through bluster and bombast, he debased the national discourse.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:23 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:50 AM ET, 11/07/2012

President Barack Obama wins reelection, but will Republicans accept his victory?

The success of Obama’s second term — and of the country — depends on the immediate lessons the GOP takes from Tuesday.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  01:50 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:55 AM ET, 11/07/2012

The Republicans’ 1950s campaign

No, the GOP can’t ‘take back’ the country.

By Eugene Robinson  |  12:55 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Four more years

Obama wasn’t supposed to win.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:15 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012

Posted at 12:07 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Mitt Romney’s class problem

He and Obama got involved in a class war; Obama won.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  12:07 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:22 PM ET, 11/06/2012

His party doomed Romney

Right opponent, wrong party

By Richard Cohen  |  11:22 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Discrediting democracy

One of the most alarming trends in modern politics.

By Michael Gerson  |  06:02 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Tweeting #Election2012

Live commentary analysis from E.J Dionne, Jennifer Rubin, Greg Sargent and more.

By WP Opinions  |  05:00 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 11/06/2012

In London, standing by for election news

Call me when something interesting happens.

By Anne Applebaum  |  04:34 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 11/06/2012

PostScript: Dana Milbank, Mitt Romney and ‘tomorrow’

Is this the “real” Mitt Romney?

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  04:14 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 11/06/2012

An obscene display of campaign spending

The presidential and congressional races topped $6 billion.

By Colbert I. King  |  04:10 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 11/06/2012

The man who earned my vote in 2012

And why I didn’t vote for the Republican on the ballot.

By Dana Milbank  |  03:48 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Not right-wing enough for the Brits

A Yank in London doesn’t make the post-election talk-radio cut.

By Anne Applebaum  |  03:48 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Why African Americans vote for President Obama

Helping him secure a second term is as much about securing his legacy as it is reinforcing ours.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:17 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 11/05/2012

For the Dream Act and gay marriage in Maryland

Voters should approve Questions 4 and 6 in statewide referenda votes.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  06:04 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 11/05/2012

If your candidate loses

There are no permanent majorities in U.S. politics

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:47 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 11/05/2012

John Kerry might want Elizabeth Warren to lose

A Democratic loss in Tuesday’s Massachusetts Senate race might make it easier for him to become secretary of state.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:19 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 06:41 PM ET, 11/02/2012

A lesson for Obama in ‘bromance’ with Christie

It doesn’t take much to turn an ardent foe into a friend.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:41 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 11/02/2012

PostScript: Robinson, Sandy and wake-up calls

Readers respond to Eugene Robinson’s column about the hurricane.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  05:07 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Fair play in contesting presidential elections

Should the result be hung up for days, there are clear rules that both sides should follow.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 11/02/2012

The ‘big lie’ about Republicans and blacks

A laughably absurd super PAC ad declares, “Republicans are FOR black Americans.”

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:15 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Sandy’ edition

Who believes that Mitt Romney will win with at least 279 Electoral College votes?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Summing up the Mitt Romney campaign

Imagine a 1,000-piece puzzle, and then imagine that the pieces don’t really fit together.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  06:24 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Why Pennsylvania? They haven’t voted yet

A late play could pay off for Romney.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:44 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Liberals should be wary of assisted suicide

Voters should say no to Question 2 in Massachusetts.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  04:29 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 11/01/2012

PostScript: Texas and those durn foreigners

Readers respond to the editorial about state officials bridling at international poll-watchers.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  03:38 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 11/01/2012

‘It’s global warming, stupid’

We ignore climate change at our peril.

By James Downie  |  02:07 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Benghazi who? The media ignores the truth

The lamestream media misses the story. As usual.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  04:10 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Romney’s public disservice

Small government, meet Hurricane Sandy

By Katrina vanden Heuvel  |  02:45 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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