Tea Party activists know that winning the election does not not mean they have achieved their goals. But they intend to keep pushing the GOP to deliver.
The problem with the version of the New Black Panthers story circulating in right-wing media is that everything rests on one man's unverifiable testimony. Rather than find facts, those driving the narrative are content to repeat the same unverified story over and over.
Does marriage in 2010 make sense? In last week\'s magazine, we published a story arguing against the institution, at least for young, professional women like us. It prompted our colleagues—a few of them, anyway—to argue against us. It also set off an outpouring from readers—some in support, some in opposition, and some, well, somewhere in between. A few of the comments that really got us thinking:
The Oxford English Dictionary defines a midlife crisis as "an emotional crisis of self-confidence or identity that can occur in early middle age, associated with the idea that one is growing old or that life is passing one by." But is it possible to freak out about one's lost youth in a dignified way? Here are just a few of the rules I'd like my midlife crisis to follow.
All day long, bullish Democrats built expectations for victory in Tuesday\'s special election to replace the late representative John Murtha in Pennsylvania, e-mailing taunting quotes from political observers: \"Republicans have no excuse to lose this race,\" Charlie Cook wrote in his famous political report.
Glenn Greenwald of Salon has criticized our e-mail discussion of why the media is reluctant to label Joseph Stack a terrorist. He has been especially critical of our managing editor for multimedia, Kathy Jones.
Written by 2008 NEWSWEEK campaign blogger Andrew (Stumper) Romano, Absurdly Premature 2012 Watch is a weekly column that indulges our collective presidential-election fixation...even though the next presidential election is still, ahem, three years away. In the 36 or so hours since President Barack Obama unveiled his plan to send an additional 30,000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan, there's been no shortage of Republican reactions—especially from Republicans who want to run for president...
Tom DeLay was the first politician on , and now his campaign is over. The former Republican House majority leader had to drop out of the show Tuesday night after suffering from stress fractures in both his feet.
In a very funny scene in Nick Hornby's new novel, Juliet, Naked, Annie makes a list of novels for a man she's met online. The two have been e-mailing about music, art, and books, having conversations that are part showing off, part giddy excitement over finding someone who feels the same way you do about art and culture.
Joe (YOU LIE!!!!) Wilson may be getting all of the attention in Washington today, but who will ever forget that death glare that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shot Wilson moments after he unleashed his id on President Obama?