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The pageant says it awards as much as $1 million, but what can contestants actually win?
E.J. Dionne Jr.
To pander to the Republican electorate’s move to the far right, candidates redefine “flip-flopping.”
A crowded field and the rise of super PACs could mean there’s no nominee until late spring.
74 years young.
Pollster Whit Ayres has written the book. Can Marco Rubio translate it into the presidency?
The approach to eliminating weaker candidates from GOP debates feels a bit un-American, doesn’t it?
George F. Will
An authorization for use of military force is easier vowed than accomplished.
Hillary Clinton’s disturbing conduct.
This factoid is based on serious data, but the more you dig, the less relevant it becomes.
Are these the standards voters really want?
Ramadi again shows an Iraqi army that can’t or won’t fight.
Knowing what we know now, was abandoning Iraq in 2011 the right thing to do?
A Senate subcommittee hearing on civil service reform draws little attention, though the issue could affect the livelihood of millions of federal employees and their families.
The Senate, long gridlocked over judicial nominations, managed to confirm two GOP-supported trial judges
Faced with the consequences of unions’ demise, Americans are reconciling with the movement.
President Obama plans to announce Denise Turner Roth, as his pick to lead the General Services Administration. Roth currently is the deputy administrator.
Sean Sullivan and Jenna Johnson
Some Republicans are struggling to explain their shifts on national security, immigration and education.
He can thank independents. And the 2016 race.
Dead. Like, really dead.
Fox News may have come up with a way to reduce the GOP presidential candidate debate field, but Loop fans came up with far better ideas.
The Republican senator at least twice gets his history lesson all jumbled up.
He had to cash out nearly $70,000 in retirement savings, in part to spend $3,000 after his refrigerator broke.
Democratic centrists and populists aren’t as far apart as they think.
Investors, not workers, stand to win with TPP.
A growing distaste for executions should lead to its abolition.
ISO: Dave’s politics
Former House speaker Newt Gingrich joins international law firm as an adviser on public policy.
We are in unprecedented territory.
Women’s groups, social media and others helped us find these political trailblazers.
This populist talking point wilts under scrutiny.
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