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Stories by Peter J. Boyer
Lazarus Rises in Missouri
Todd Akin was left for dead. He could win—and change the Senate.
Why Barack Needs Bill
How the death of Clintonism could be a major hurdle for the president this fall.
What Should Mitt Do About Sarah?
Romney hasn’t invited Palin to the GOP convention, and the Tea Party is livid. Mitt’s troubled relations with the grassroots.
Has Chris Christie Passed His Sell-By Date?
He showed the GOP how to win in 2012. Now he's bogged down in Jersey. Christie on the call that may never come.
Did Obama Sell Out?
Maybe the banks are too big to jail. Or maybe Washington’s revolving door is at work.
What Makes Kennedy Swing?
The fine art of reading Kennedy.
The Cardinal Sees Red
Cardinal Dolan is not satisfied with the Obama compromise on contraception. America’s pope girds for battle.
The Great Right Hope
The conservatives who hate Mitt Romney the most have it wrong. Why they’d love him in the White House.
Inside Newt's Stunning Comeback
Gingrich tells us of his darkest hour—and his resurrection. Why this man may win the election.
The Wonk Who Slays Washington
New book exposes congressional cronyism and Obama's failed green stimulus.
What's Wrong With Rick
The Texas governor went from frontrunner to roadkill in a matter of weeks. His hunt for the way back.
Bill O’Reilly’s Civil War
The Fox host thinks America is in dire straits—and what it needs is a history lesson.
A Tea Party Turncoat
A godfather of the fringe right, Sen. Tom Coburn is now paving the path to compromise. He may pay for it.
Palin Plots Her Next Move
She hasn’t entered the race for the White House (yet), but she believes the prize is there for the taking.
The Right Aims at Texas
Behind the sudden conservative crush on Gov. Rick Perry—and why he’s got Bush on the brain.
What's Really Going On With Gabby Giffords?
The untold story of the congresswoman's struggle, her husband's faith, and their long, hard road to recovery.
The polls say Cory Booker could beat Republican dynamo Chris Christie. But he’d rather cheer him on.