They are not fighting for conservative principles. They are not fighting for conservative policy. They are fighting to expand their lists, raise more money and grow their organizations, and they are using you to do it. It’s ridiculous.House Speaker John Boehner • Speaking to House rank-and-files in a behind-closed-door meeting earlier this week. It’s one of Boehner’s harshest attacks on the far right, and one the groups very much disagree with.
The Senate is a living thing, and to survive it must change, as it has over the history of this great country.Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, on dropping the nuclear option for executive branch appointees. Now the chamber can approve appointees with a simple up-down majority. Should ease up the pace a little.
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the U.S., and Illinois is the 16th state to legalize same-sex marriage. Lincoln is from Illinois. Coincidence? We think not.
Welcome to the District: A freshman member of congress got mugged in D.C.’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.
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"Father of the internet" Vent Cerf says that “privacy may actually be an anomaly,” historically speaking.
The New York Times thinks it can replace Nate Silver internally. Good luck, David Leonhardt.