| Jul 1, 2014
Editor's note: On social media Monday, people from across the political spectrum weighed in on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, which said closely held businesses no longer have to cover contraceptions in their employee health-insurance plans. Here's a sampling of what was said, a quick gauge of the nation's temperature on the ruling.
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:50 PM
WASHINGTON Democrats and Republicans eagerly seized on Monday's Supreme Court birth control ruling as an important electoral momentum-builder, but it's doubtful the decision will have a big impact on November's congressional races.
People are far more...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"American politics has often been an arena for angry minds." So begins "The Paranoid Style in American Politics," a classic work that the historian Richard Hofstadter wrote in 1964, another time of deep division and mutual suspicion.
In that essay, he...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:51 PM
President Barack Obama's favorability ratings are low, Iraq is collapsing, there's a humanitarian crisis brewing on our border with Mexico and Hillary Clinton is making tone-deaf comments about her personal wealth.
It's an opportune time for the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:32 AM
New or used, the price on the window of that shiny car is seldom what you pay out the door. You should always plan on title and license fees, a destination price (if it's a new car), applicable sales tax...