this-town

The D.C. area had slower income growth than any other major metro area last year. Here’s why.

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

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Nov 21, 2013

Cory Booker is reading ‘This Town’ to prepare for Washington. That’s a huge mistake.

"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

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

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
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