Michael Duffy

Michael Duffy is the Washington Bureau Chief and an executive editor of TIME. He directs the coverage of presidents, politics and national affairs for both the magazine and TIME.com.

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Nixon at 100: The Layer Cake

This being the week of Richard Nixon’s centennial, Swampland will pause briefly each day to take note of the 37th president’s special appeal and powers. To kick things off, we offer up part of one bloodless diagnosis from William …

The GOP’s Tycoon Problem

As the Republican field for 2012 has begun to take (its somewhat curious) shape, the party has backed into something of a tycoon problem.

The GOP short list is looking a little too much like a magnet for rich guys.

Let’s …