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Congratulations, Chelsea! A New Conspiracy Is Born

Congratulations, Chelsea! A New Conspiracy Is Born

With the happy news that Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky expect their first child later this year, the Clinton family can anticipate warm good wishes from most Americans – and ...

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Current Deportation Policy Is Impolitic And Inhumane

Current Deportation Policy Is Impolitic And Inhumane

Jessica Colotl is a gainfully employed college graduate, a fresh-faced young woman working as a legal assistant at an Atlanta law firm. She's also a symbol of a sharp dispute betw ...

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Poll Roundup: Pryor Hangs Tough

Poll Roundup: Pryor Hangs Tough

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, an avalanche of polling data will emerge on the key races that will decide who controls the House of Representatives, the Senate, and st ...

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MIT Cop Slain In Manhunt For Boston Marathon Bombers Is Memorialized

MIT Cop Slain In Manhunt For Boston Marathon Bombers Is Memorialized

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times In just a dozen seconds, two pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line area of the Boston Marathon last year, creating a tailspin that ...

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Following McCaskill Playbook, Hagan Attacks GOP Frontrunner Tillis

Following McCaskill Playbook, Hagan Attacks GOP Frontrunner Tillis

Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC), one of the most vulnerable incumbents in the 2014 midterms, lashed out at Republican candidate Thom Tillis on Thursday, with the first attack ads of her ...

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LOL Of The Week: The GOP Is Closer To A ‘Death Spiral’ Than Obamacare Ever Was

LOL Of The Week: The GOP Is Closer To A ‘Death Spiral’ Than Obamacare Ever Was

While Republicans have been plotting about what to do with control of the U.S. Senate, they're trying to ignore how the debate over Obamacare has now shifted to whether the law ha ...

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Venezuela’s Troubled Times: Maduro’s First Year In Power

Venezuela’s Troubled Times: Maduro’s First Year In Power

By Jim Wyss, The Miami Herald BOGOTA, Colombia — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro often says he never wanted the country’s top job. Instead, the 51-year-old former union organi ...

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Health Care Enrollments Reach Eight Million, President Announces

Health Care Enrollments Reach Eight Million, President Announces

By Noam Levey and Chad Terhune, Tribune Washington Bureau  WASHINGTON — Driven by a last-minute flood of enrollments, particularly in California, sign-ups for health insurance thr ...

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This Week In Crazy: Meet The Hillary Shoe Truthers, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

This Week In Crazy: Meet The Hillary Shoe Truthers, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. ...

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GOP Congressman Can’t Quite Explain The Problem With Raising Minimum Wage

GOP Congressman Can’t Quite Explain The Problem With Raising Minimum Wage

The GOP is having an increasingly difficult time explaining why its constituents don't deserve a raise. On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross (R-FL) attended a town hall meeting in Ta ...

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