Michelle Cottle

Stories by Michelle Cottle

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    The Morality Test

    Your doctor can read your DNA. But genetic testing raises ethical questions that medicine is not prepared to answer.
    European Edition Version
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    Karl Rove’s War

    By picking a fight with conservatives, did the Republican Machiavelli just ruin his career—or save it?
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    Dan Pfeiffer

    A messaging guru with a competitive streak.
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    The Listener

    Yes, Joe Biden is gregarious. But he’s a lot more complicated than his public persona. Michelle Cottle in Newsweek.
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    Wish You Were Here

    On Nixon’s 100th, 
Republican faithful party like it’s 1972.
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    Shawn Holley

    The first call for celebrities in trouble.
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    Rick Warren’s Resurrection

    He was once the hottest evangelical in America. Now, 10 years after the book that made him a star, the pastor wants the spotlight again. This time, it may not be so easy.
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    Laundrygate!

    How Scott Brown bashes a woman without losing the women’s vote.
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    Wesley Clark

    Watch out, Ryan Seacrest. Reality TV’s oddest new star.
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    A Liberal Takedown of Texas

    Gail Collins talks to Michelle Cottle on what the state has done to the rest of us, and why its paranoia about the federal government is so strange.
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    The Real Running Mates

    What candidates' wives want. What we demand of them. The state of the political spouse.
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    Obama's Go-To Guy in Pakistan

    In a dangerous region, John Kerry emerges as America's unofficial peacemaker. Next stop: Secretary of State?
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    Kirsten Gillibrand Shows She's No Lightweight

    New York’s Kirsten Gillibrand was once dismissed as an undeserving political lightweight. Now, with two big legislative wins, her star is suddenly on the rise.