In the news: the death of Nelson Mandela; budget talks; Bill Bratton returns to NYPD; 2 Gitmo detainees released; the Pope
One week from deadline, budget negotiators Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray are a few billion dollars apart from a deal
The Congress that shut the government down ponders how we would talk to a planet of zebras
In the news: Obamacare; Congress’ To-Do List; Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel; Bronx Train Crash; New York magazine; Amazon’s drone delivery system
In America’s silliest tradition, Obama saves turkey from death
The President will pardon on Wednesday Caramel and Popcorn, two turkeys that will likely die anyway within the next year. This isn’t because they are old, but because we humans groom turkeys to be so fat that they die from …
In the news: trouble in the East China Sea; Obamacare deadline looms; Microsoft vs. NSA; campaign finance reform; a soaring Nasdaq; GOP eyes Senate takeover in 2014; Prettier in Print; Thanksgiving!
In the news: Afghanistan, Syria, Gitmo and pardoning people instead of turkeys
In the news: historic deal with Iran; China’s new threat; Old Space vs. New Space; Obamacare
In the news: the nuclear option; JFK; NSA; how we treat cancer; eradicating polio in Afghanistan
With a historic and controversial move, Senate majority leader Harry Reid renders the sober Senate more like the hyperpartisan House
After Democratic National Communications Director Mo Elleithee proclaimed last week that the Democrats are “eager and proud” to run on Obamacare in 2014, the Republicans tried an experiment.
Sen. John McCain’s proposal doesn’t go far enough for Majority Leader Harry Reid