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House Conservatives Finally Got Boehner’s Scalp The Planned Parenthood videos brought down an unintended target.
Why Do Republicans Defend Torture? The allegation that the Bush administration used torture had gone from outrageous smear to tired news without ever having passed through the stage of acceptable topic of discussion.
The Long, Overdue Death of the Southern Democrats Building your liberal party around America’s most conservative region never made sense.
Republicans Back to Raising Taxes on the Poor Because of immigration. It all makes sense, kind of.
Republicans Hand Obama an Immigration Political Triumph “We shall not oppress a stranger, for we know the heart of a stranger — we were strangers once, too.”
Can Obama Trade Keystone for Something? Minimum-wage hike? Confirm a judge? Some leftover Chinese-delivery soy-sauce packets?
Yes, the Republican Obamacare Strategy Will Kill People Man points out repealing Obamacare will kill him; conservatives enraged.
Republicans Trying to Woo, or at Least Suppress, Minority Vote We’re trying to keep you from voting, but if you do vote, please choose us.
Ted Cruz’s Obamacare Nightmare Comes to Life It’s like a bad dream, if your bad dreams involve sick people getting to see a doctor.
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A Southern GOP Can’t Be the Party of Lincoln American politics in its natural historic state.
Obama’s Climate Deal Doesn’t Need the Senate Somebody has to save the planet, and it won’t be Mitch McConnell.
The Republican Party’s Geriatric Trap Socialism for the old, capitalism for the poor.
House Republicans Want President Hillary Clinton Or they’re just really dumb. Okay, it’s probably that.
Ted Cruz Punks John Boehner Again, This Time on Immigration World’s saddest leader of a legislative body loses once more.
Why Republicans Love Taxing the Poor A tiny snag in the conservative reform plan.
Republicans Warn of Secret Obamacare Heretics Another healthy sign of intellectual vitality in the GOP.
The Politics of Climate Change This Summer Will Be Worse Than Obamacare’s The scientific consensus is stronger and more urgent than ever, while the political consensus is weaker than ever.
Paul’s GOP Hostile Takeover Gets More Hostile An audacious, heretofore successful plot meets its first resistance.
The Lonely Death of the Republican Health-Care Plan Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.
How Democrats Can Force Republicans to Help the Unemployed Republicans hate helping the jobless, but they do like giving cash to farmers.