this-town

Your gilded capital is gilding itself more slowly. Tighter federal spending is the reason.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Nov 21, 2013
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"This Town" is a joy to read. But it's a poor guide to how Washington works in 2013. And it will reinforce Booker's worst instincts as a politician.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 27, 2013
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Is Washington gridlocked because the parties are intellectually exhausted?

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 16, 2013
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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
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