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Election Results
Election Results
A Turning Point for $15 Minimum?

Voters in Maine handed a stinging rebuke to the $15 minimum movement. Is sanity setting in?

Election Results
Republican Victories Highlight 2016 Stakes

Democrats should be worried about the extent of the clobbering they have endured over the past six years in state and local elections.

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Midterms Portend More Military Spending

Our military budget has been substantially reduced, but the Republican upset in the Senate might herald a change.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

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