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Stories by Paul Begala
The Price Is Right
Will supporting guns finally cause politicians to lose their jobs?
Our Obsession With Killers
We’re giving the Boston bombers the notoriety they crave.
Government to the Rescue in Boston
The heroism of public employees.
God and Country
Jim Wallis’s biblically based challenge to Washington.
Can the GOP escape from 1955?
Drug Testing for Congressmen
A modest proposal in response to an obnoxious one.
A Prayer for My Church
Are cardinals capable of change? In Newsweek, Paul Begala writes it may take a miracle to fix the Vatican.
‘I’ll take John Boehner at his word.’
A Pox on One of Their Houses
The crisis isn’t both parties’ fault.
Enough With the Deficit!
How Obama’s State of the Union reframed our economic debate.
Rick Perry U
The governor’s war on UT Austin.
El Hombre Republicano
He’s Rubio, not Ryan.
Will Obama Deliver on Gay Rights?
The president inspired with talk of Stonewall and equality. So what will he do about it? By Paul Begala.
Why the GOP resembles a failed state.
Me and a Gun
Why most gun owners support tougher controls.
Cro-Magnons vs. Neanderthals
There’s a family feud going on in the GOP.
‘Reform’ taxes? ‘Fix’ Medicare? Yeah, right.
Our Nitwit CEOs
What the smart guys don’t understand about politics.
Denialists, Whiners, and Wackjobs
There’s more than one way to be a Republican.
Thank You, GOP!
From taking ‘Mount Bain’ to Ted Kennedy’s prescient advice, Paul Begala’s insider’s view of how Obama won.
916,643 Votes for Sale
Is $2K enough to sway you?
The GOP’s Insane Agenda
What do Republicans really want? Read the fine print.
Politicians Acting Politically? Duh.
If it’s good for the country, the motives don’t matter.
Middle Class, R.I.P.
The latest casualty of the Bush depression.
Fighting Words for Liberals
What Scott Walker can teach Obama.
The Bailout Brothel
Right-wingers hate spending—unless they pocket the cash.
Off With Their Heads
Can Obama beat back the anti-incumbent fervor?
Blame the Right
The GOP puts party before country every time.
End the Mommy Wars!
A conservative tells the truth about single motherhood.
Mitt's Massachusetts Mess
What’s Romney hiding in his record?
Elitists for President
Which candidate will stoop to connect with the middle class?
I Know Mitt’s Veep Choice
Don’t believe the hype: it won’t be Ryan or Rubio.