- January 24, 2000
- Hasta La Vista, Maybe
Bob Kerrey will either run for re-election or split the Senate for the New School. It takes a brave man to leave Teddy and the gang for a cozy brownstone and 22 days of vacation.
- February 7, 2000
- Bradley Do-Right
Bill takes the high road as Al takes the low road -- but Al may walk off with the nomination. Too bad Candidate Bradley didn't take off the gloves sooner.
- April 26, 1999
- Air Pressure
As the NATO bombing raids against Milosevic's forces continue, Americans of a certain age feel torn by memories of aggression in Vietnam -- and reticence in Bosnia.
- April 24, 2000
- Inconspicuous Valor
Social Security (and its imminent extinction) is a booby-trap issue politicos tend to sidestep. But Bush has feelers out to top Republicans and Democrats about reform.
- February 22, 1999
- Q: What If . . .
. . . the Republicans had been driven by a Ronald Reagan pragmatism rather than sheer Clinton hate before the impeachment debacle? A: No impeachment. No debacle.
- August 14, 2000
- Speech Therapy
America wasn't exactly transfixed by the GOP convention, but the Philly confab did produce some worthy rhetoric -- as well as plenty of podium pentathol.
- June 28, 1999
- Don't Be a Stranger
How are you going to keep Hillary down on the farm now that she's seen Elmira? The upstate city that's become a metaphor for the First Lady's foray into state politics.
- August 13, 2001
- George and the Giant
Could George Pataki's national aspirations be sacked by former football player Phil McConkey, who's now warming up for a run as the Conservative Party spoiler?
- October 1, 2001
- Choosing Our Enemy
War with Afghanistan seems inevitable, but how far will the U.S. go in its campaign against terrorism? And which other governments are we willing to topple?
- May 22, 2000
- Pray for Pain
It's an iron law of politics that a strong economy helps incumbents. But this year, George W. Bush has been messing with the rules. So is Al Gore hoping for a crash?