The campaign calculus in YouTube era

The campaign calculus in YouTube era

Has the opinion-shifting power of YouTube and its progeny helped or hurt the cause of democracy?

The best moment from the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner

President Obama’s “anger translator.“

Is anyone afraid of Jeb Bush?

Is anyone afraid of Jeb Bush?

Bush is raising tons of money and has plenty of potential assets. Why aren’t his rivals scared off?

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Foreign donations leave Hillary in a cloud

Foreign donations leave Hillary in a cloud

Hillary Clinton’s clash of money and ethics.

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Is America ready for President Graham?

Is America ready for President Graham?

The GOP senator says 2016 will be a referendum on his style of conservatism.

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With a song in prisoners’ hearts

With a song in prisoners’ hearts

S.C. inmates discover the transformative power of music.

What this weekend could tell us about Marco Rubio’s Iowa odds

What this weekend could tell us about Marco Rubio’s Iowa odds

His ties to Sen. Joni Ernst could give him a leg up. But his immigration record haunts him.

Religious freedom laws suffer another blow — in public opinion

Religious freedom laws suffer another blow — in public opinion

A new poll shows 57 percent oppose refusing service to gay weddings.

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The trade-off Obama missed on trade

The trade-off Obama missed on trade

President Obama had the chance to protect American workers — and failed to use it.

Good news about feds doing important work, saving money

Good news about feds doing important work, saving money

Senior federal employees who helped to achieve about $32 billion in efficiencies honored with hefty awards.

Federally-run Indian schools are in rough shape because of a broken bureaucracy

Federally-run Indian schools are in rough shape because of a broken bureaucracy

The Bureau of Indian Education has struggled to staff, manage and repair its schools because of “management challenges,” according to federal auditors.

Why you should be wary of statistics on ‘modern slavery’ and ‘trafficking’

Why you should be wary of statistics on ‘modern slavery’ and ‘trafficking’

Depending on the estimate cited, the number of victims changes by tens of millions.

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David Brooks’s new book: ‘The Road to Character’ and a path to grace

David Brooks’s new book: ‘The Road to Character’ and a path to grace

Brooks finds drama in our sacred journeys — the saving and losing of souls.

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Obama’s Nixon doctrine: anointing Iran

Obama’s Nixon doctrine: anointing Iran

The president is handing over regional power to Iran.

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Do we still think drones are a good idea?

Do we still think drones are a good idea?

Drone strikes are merely war by assassination.

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For a change, news about government workers saving us money

Senior federal employees who helped to achieve about $32 billion in efficiencies have received awards.

Obama zings Patriots and Belichick on DeflateGate

Obama zings Patriots and Belichick on DeflateGate

And who can blame him (except Pats fans).

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The FBI director’s larger message on the Holocaust

The FBI director’s larger message on the Holocaust

His remarks were flawed, but James Comey’s comments on evil were commendable.

YouTube is 10 years old. Here’s how it has changed politics forever.

YouTube is 10 years old. Here’s how it has changed politics forever.

ANALYSIS | YouTube has fundamentally altered politics, but whether those changes are a net positive or negative for the average person's ability to understand how their government thinks and works is more up in the air.

Hillary Clinton has a baggage problem

Hillary Clinton has a baggage problem

It’s always something with the Clintons.

The Paris magazine cover Hillary Clinton doesn’t want you to see

The Paris magazine cover Hillary Clinton doesn’t want you to see

The Paris magazine cover Hillary Clinton doesn’t want you to see

VA clinic substituted mental-health drugs to save money

VA clinic substituted mental-health drugs to save money

The medical center’s pharmacy implemented the policy without a clinical determination about the possible health impacts, according to the Office of Special Counsel.

4 Pinocchios for Sherrod Brown’s invented George H.W. Bush quote

4 Pinocchios for Sherrod Brown’s invented George H.W. Bush quote

The senator from Ohio has been putting words in the mouth of the former president for years.

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The Gingrich-Adams lesson on federal spending

The Gingrich-Adams lesson on federal spending

Newt Gingrich’s support for a bigger NIH budget gets to a larger truth on government funding.

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When bootleggers and Baptists converge

When bootleggers and Baptists converge

Those who make money on smoking and those who regulate it have more in common than meets the eye.

This chart perfectly explains why the middle is irrelevant in American politics

This chart perfectly explains why the middle is irrelevant in American politics

Partisans pay attention. And they vote.

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Republicans again appeal to theocracy

Republicans again appeal to theocracy

GOP congressman cites Scripture while trying to curtail D.C. women’s reproductive rights.

Martin O’Malley is getting bolder and bolder. That’s a problem for Hillary.

Martin O’Malley is getting bolder and bolder. That’s a problem for Hillary.

Fortune -- and politics -- favors the bold.