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Americans should better understand, not shun, China

By T.J. Mayes The conventional wisdom in the U.S. intelligence community is that the United States will no longer be the world’s lone superpower by 2030. The rise of China,…

How will the Supreme Court rule on same-sex marriage?

By Ryan Blodgett Last Friday, the Supreme Court announced it would hear two same-sex marriage cases this term. Between these two cases — one on the ironically titled “Defense of…

How ‘right-to-work’ became nontoxic in Michigan

By Andrew Scoggin Michigan, the once-proud bastion of the modern labor movement, became the 24th state to ban mandatory union membership Tuesday. And judging by the political and social undertones,…

Supreme Court to decide two same-sex marriage cases

By Ryan Blodgett The Supreme Court agreed Friday afternoon to hear two cases to determine the constitutionality of two laws: the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California Proposition…

How Romney lost, despite winning the most important issue

By Andrew Scoggin Today marks one month since Election Day, the day that we all wished would just hurry up already and put us out of our campaign-fatigued misery. So…

GOP love affair with Israel not about convincing Jewish voters

All the talk on Israel isn't for Jewish voters — it's for Christian Evangelicals. …

GOP’s demographic problem: Maybe try listening?

By Andrew Scoggin As it became clear that Mitt Romney would not win back the White House for the GOP, the storyline soon shifted to the possible reasons behind his…

The Careful and Planned Rise of George P. Bush

  By TJ Mayes The post-election conventional wisdom has gelled. The Republican Party is facing some demographic challenges. Exit polling indicates that millennial, Latino and women voters supported President Obama…

Can a corporation own your genetic information? The Supreme Court will decide.

By Ryan Blodgett On Friday, while the Court was not announcing its intent to hear or deny a same-sex marriage case, it said that it will hear a case on…

News of royal baby out-trends the fiscal cliff on Twitter

By Jessica Huseman Will and Kate — the royal couple whose marriage often sends social-media mavens into a frenzy — are now expecting a child. That news, as you can…

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