The Morality Test
Your doctor can read your DNA. But genetic testing raises ethical questions that medicine is not prepared to answer.
Bidding Her Breasts Adieu
Angelina's brave decision to go public.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers
A Republican woman takes on her party's men.
Karl Rove's War
By picking a fight with conservatives, did the Republican Machiavelli just ruin his career—or save it?
A messaging guru with a competitive streak.
Yes, Joe Biden is gregarious. But he's a lot more complicated than his public persona. Michelle Cottle in Newsweek.
Wish You Were Here
On Nixon's 100th, Republican faithful party like it's 1972.
The first call for celebrities in trouble.
Tea Party Patriot
The grassroots right, spoiling for a fight.
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.
Michelle's To-Do List
Can the first lady finally win over Washington?
First Lady Fight!
Michelle Obama vs. Ann Romney
A Cheater's Dream
How the unfaithful cover their tracks.
Getting Ready to Rumble
Incumbents are rusty at debate. Try telling them that.
How Scott Brown bashes a woman without losing the women's vote.
The Rise of the Money Honeys
Female fundraisers are crashing the ultimate boys' club.
Watch out, Ryan Seacrest. Reality TV's oddest new star.
The Summer's Hot GOP Villains
At last, conservatives are leaving their (bite) mark on Hollywood.
Sleepless in Salt Lake City
How the Mormon church is handling the media frenzy.
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.
Thank You, Rush Limbaugh!
How Sandra Fluke turned a sexist slur into a feminist battle cry.
The Coming Special Needs Care Crisis
The special-needs population is growing. Government funding is shrinking. The coming crisis for millions of parents.
Move Over, Snooki
Michelle Obama's new frontier
Race-Baiting: All the Rage
A loud backfire in Michigan.
What First Lady Candidates Bring to the Ticket
The Yin to Newt's Yang.
The Real Running Mates
What candidates' wives want. What we demand of them. The state of the political spouse.
Obama's Go-To Guy in Pakistan
In a dangerous region, John Kerry emerges as America's unofficial peacemaker. Next stop: Secretary of State?
Just Because Michelle Wears McQueen Doesn't Mean Washington Is Having Any Fun
The Obamas were supposed to bring back Camelot—and stop the dreary infighting. But Washington refuses to throw back a cocktail and get stuff done.
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.