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The war on yoga pants

Yoga Pants: The Fashion Police Go Both Ways

Alan Sorrentino thought readers could use a break from the election craziness and so sent a lighthearted letter to his suburban paper tendering an opinion on yoga pants. Then all hell broke loose.

October 25, 2016
Your delegate math headache

Your Guide To Super Tuesday IV: Northeastern Edition!

If you’re following along, either to keep abreast of current events or for pure schadenfreude, we’ve compiled each state’s delegate math and most recent polling to help keep track.

April 26, 2016
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Some States Battle Obama On Climate Change; Others Try To Address It

Some states are doing way more than the Obama administration to combat climate change.

November 11, 2015

5 Things You Should Know About Lincoln Chafee, Former Republican, Now Democratic Candidate

The latest entrant in the 2016 Democratic primary is an idiosyncratic candidate — a former “liberal Republican” whose foreign policy includes adopting the metric system. (Really.) Here are five things you should know about Lincoln Chafee.

June 3, 2015

Cities And States Paying Massive Secret Fees To Wall Street

Wall Street fees paid by public workers’ pension systems have kicked off an intensifying debate over whether such expenses are necessary. Now, a report from an industry-friendly source says those huge levies represent only a fraction of the true amounts being raked in by Wall Street firms from state and local governments.

April 24, 2015

Endorse This: The Most Awkward Interview In Political History

[jwplayer player=”1″ mediaid=”65749″] Chris Young finished third in last week’s Democratic primary for mayor of Providence, Rhode Island, winning only 5 percent of the vote. But while he won’t be mayor, Young still holds another title: The most painfully awkward interviewee in the history of politics. While running for the same office in 2010, Young […]

September 15, 2014