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The Hobby Lobby ruling: A breakdown

Don't want to read the entire Hobby Lobby ruling? That's OK! Here's a breakdown. …

Wendy Davis’s biggest mistake? Running like she could win

Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of Wendy Davis’s famous filibuster against abortion restrictions. While the 11-hour protest made her a national darling of the Democratic Party, you won’t find language…

Ann Coulter’s World Cup troll proves she’s irrelevant — especially on immigration

Ann Coulter has had enough. Enough non-American sports, enough of HBO’s “Girls,” and most importantly, enough with the minorities. Will her article on soccer finally force conservatives to stop listening…

Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling on abortion clinics more nuanced than it appears

If you're a Supreme Court watcher like me, then the month of June is highly anticipated, as the Court tends to save its juiciest opinions for the final bit of…

America’s allies funding ISIS in hopes of overthrowing Assad

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) may be the richest terrorist organization in the world, but bank robbery isn’t its only source of funding. The group, which grew out…

ISIS has become the richest terrorist group in the world

ISIS, the terrorist organization that is currently moving dangerously close to Baghdad, has become widely recognized as the richest terrorist group in the world. And you know how they attained…

Talk radio lashes out at TNR, ignores reality of Wisconsin’s toxic racial politics

Last week a New Republic article called "The Unelectable Whiteness of Scott Walker" caused a race-based fervor that reached far beyond Madison. But the local has been swift and dismissive…

The Supreme Court and “fighting words”: A preview of upcoming cases

The problem with writing about the Supreme Court near the end of its term is that the justices tend to save the juiciest cases for last and opinions often come…

Washington Redskins are one step closer to losing their name

The federal government has just dealt a major blow to the Washington Redskins in the fight to keep their controversial team name. In a big victory for equal rights, the…

China: The Unavoidable lens through which Americans analyze Asia

“The Asia Pivot? What Asia Pivot? Ah, you mean the 'contain China,' Pivot?” a senior expert on Asia rhetorically asked in passing. Obama’s cornerstone foreign policy initiative has taken plenty of…

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