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On Tuesday night, the always enterprising Sen. Marco Rubio journeys to the 201 Bar for a chat with Ben Smith, editor-in-chief of the cheeky and clever BuzzFeed.
To the list of history's great break-ups — the continental rifting of Pangaea; the dissolution of the USSR; the split between Kim Kardashian and that tall doofus she married on television — add this: Colin Powell and the Republican Party.
I didn’t know Richard Ben Cramer when Bill Schulz, then the Washington editor of the Reader’s Digest, called me at the beginning of the 1988 presidential campaign to say that Mr. Cramer was writing a book about the candidates and their campaigns, but couldn’t get the access to Bob Dole he needed.
Time magazine has named President Obama as its Person of the Year for 2012. This has been, of course, controversial, and for the usual reasons: Much like with the president's Nobel Peace Prize, one has to wonder what he actually did to deserve it.
Many conservatives are understandably demoralized by last month's election returns. President Obama won despite being saddled with the weak economy, high gas prices and soaring deficits.
President Obama signed legislation Tuesday that affords greater protection to federal employees who expose fraud, waste and abuse in government operations.
Former South Dakota Sen. George S. McGovern, a lion of liberal causes in U.S. politics for more than a half-century whose loss in the 1972 presidential race to Richard Nixon would have profound consequences for the course of American politics, died Sunday morning at a hospice in Sioux Falls, S.D., at the age of 90.