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President Obama returned to the campaign trail today with a speech in Philadelphia. As Joan McCarter reports, he had a few choice words for the media on false equivalency regarding transparency, foundations and fitness for the presidency. He railed, as much as Obama rails, at the professional media for the “frivolous stuff that gets... Read more »
Where Ivy League powers and affordable state schools meet.
How Springsteen's working class heroes end up voting Trump.
It has nothing to do with emails.
She's attacked for being evasive, then attacked for telling the truth.
Ta-Nehisi Coates takes on the response of some in the media to Hillary Clinton’s “basket of deplorables.” …what they [journalists] have yet to come to grips with is that Donald Trump is a democratic phenomenon, and that there are actual people – not trolls under a bridge – whom he, and his prejudices against Latinos,... Read more »
Trump thinks it's a good idea to start a global war over a perceived insult.
It's about time northern Republicans got called out for voting like southerners.
The answer to all of this is not pretend objectivity.
A popular Democrat in office should help Hillary...right?
A Washington Monthly and New America event on September 14.
President Obama's handling of the "global war on terror" may be his most mixed legacy.
Edward R. Murrow, Ralph Flanders, and Joseph Nye Welch all called out Joe McCarthy more than 50 years ago. Will any in the GOP do the same this year?
The Washington Post is, like many media outlets, a mixed bag. On one hand, they have some seriously great investigative journalists bringing important stories to light. Greg Sargent and Paul Waldman at The Plum Line are national treasures. The editorial page, on the other hand, is a different matter. But worst of all is Chris... Read more »
It seems almost beyond doubt that Donald Trump aid directly paid off Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to stop investigating his Trump University scam with a $25,000 “donation.” No criminal charges will come of it absent a special prosecutor because the person who would be in charge of prosecuting the case would be…the Attorney General who... Read more »
Fifteen years ago, Al Qaeda operatives put into action a plan they had been hatching for years: use commercial airlines as human-guided bombs to attack several of America’s most visible and iconic symbols. Tactically, the operation succeeded beyond their wildest expectations. Show More Summary
The right wing and much of the press are all aflutter today over Clinton’s statement at a fundraiser that half of Trump’s supporters are in a “basket of deplorables” driven by bigotries of all kinds. Honestly, though–how is that even controversial at this point? Clinton herself already signaled that she believed exactly that when she... Read more »
Reading David Brooks is always a mixture of pleasure and pain. On the one hand he does seem to understand reality a little bit better than most of his conservative colleagues, and you can tell that unlike most of his conservative colleagues he genuinely means well. On the other hand, his faulty premises, New England... Read more »
Michael Isikoff’s got the scoop on what looks like a real pay for play. Donald Trump’s charitable foundation gave $100,000 in 2014 to a conservative activist group that was used to help finance a federal lawsuit against New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman — the same public official who was suing the real... Read more »
The higher moral calling here is to give people the opportunity to vote for the candidate of their choice.