The Washington Post

Nielsen numbers show a peak during the last presidential election.

President Obama visited a small Indiana company today that he says shows the strength of American manufacturing and the jobs it creates throughout the supply chain. But it was a peculiar choice.

Facing the prospect of a fully Republican Congress for the first time in eight years, GOP strategists are divided over how to advance a central tenet of their political agenda: a simpler U.S. tax code with sharply lower rates.

There's more to the rise of whole wheat than meets the eye.

Since 1947, the U.S. economy has grown at an average rate of 4.35% under Democratic presidents, and just 2.54% under Republicans.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Dec 2, 2013
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Markets continues to treat America as if its political system will always get it right. What happens when they're proven wrong?

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Oct 13, 2013
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The Facebook founder risks underestimating how clogged things are in Washington.

A think tank's panel on financial reform has as many Democrats as Republicans--but it's stacked with industry lawyers.

Companies want the trade secrets behind Obama's widely successful brand, so they're now knocking on the doors of the campaign's alumni.

  • Suzy Khimm
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  • Mar 18, 2013
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The GOP establishment is reasserting control. Just don’t call this process moderation. The Republican Party isn’t reinventing itself so much as reverting to its previous form.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Feb 8, 2013
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