policy

Is Washington in a ‘post-policy era’?

Is Washington gridlocked because the parties are intellectually exhausted?

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 16, 2013

The problem with covering policy as politics

Does every new policy idea really need Republican support to be taken seriously?

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jul 30, 2013

There’s no such thing as ‘the center’

When you're judging policy, "good" and "bad" make sense. So does "popular" and "unpopular," and "likely to pass" and "no chance." But "the center"? Not so much.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jul 25, 2013

Can Obama save his campaign by rereleasing his policy proposals?

Jonathan Rauch thinks President Obama can avoid "Carterdom" by releasing a big legislative proposal combining short-term stimulus and long-term deficit reduction. The only problem? Obama has already released that proposal.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jul 6, 2012