Can American ideals of free speech rooted in the First Amendment co-exist with the reverence for the Prophet Mohammad rooted in Islam?
With the presidential election now squarely focused on the economic issues Sachs expertly analyzes, the book has gained relevance during the past year and its sales should gain a second wind as a result.
President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney sparred over how best to address U.S. challenges abroad in nearly back-to-back addresses at the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting.
Two Democratic names - Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren - keep indicating that 2016 could be the year of the woman.
For skeptical voters in the battleground state of Virginia, Mitt Romney’s recorded remarks at a Florida fundraiser last week were just the latest in a line of revelations that are stoking doubts about the Republican nominee.
Jeffrey Toobin's latest book The Oath is not just a title. It is the beginning. He starts his new book with the oath. The president's oath, that is.
Campaign filings released Thursday show Mitt Romney and Republicans have more money socked away than Barack Obama and the Democrats – but the majority of that money is in the Republican National Committee’s account, not the candidate’s.
When people see stories where the premise is “D.C. = rich people,” they make that leap into “government worker = rich people,” which is a little like making the assumption that everyone in Vegas is a casino owner.
There is nothing wrong with immigration in general. The problem is our inflexible immigration policy that doesn't adapt to the economic times our country is in.
In 2008, we broke down the election map state-by-state. In 2012, we’re breaking it down by industry. Each week, we’ll look at a different industry that changed dramatically over the last four years and find out how that might affect the presidential election. Catherine Rampell of the ...
It was a foolish comment Obama made, but it was made with the aim of inclusion. And as president, he has not rallied against guns or religion, hasn't written off large parts of the country, hasn't selected only one kind of American for relief, support and encouragement.
The hashtag was overtaken instantly by tweets mocking the concept of specifically “Muslim” rage, detailing rage-triggers that were sometimes inanely innocuous, sometimes darkly ironic, and all very much on point with what it means to be a modern Muslim.
I support Jeff in deeming this Newsweek cover as "feckless", because that is exactly what it is. It's screaming "fire!" ...
WHY exactly is the decision to run a cover pertaining to a serious issue that has dominated the news for ...
A whole heck of a lot of us are in that 47 percent percent, and from the polls I've been seeing... more and more of us are leaning toward voting for Obama, or at least not voting for Romney.
Ideology is a dangerous thing. Both parties would rather tell fictions about the economy than deal with real, imminent problems.
This puts Romney not only in the 1 percent that OWS has been targeting; but in an elite, exclusive top 1 percent of 1 percent of most unfortunate political comments caught on video.
WNYC is editing Romneys remarks to try to put the best possible light on his statement. However, he does go ...
I'm72, and in the 47% you are speaking about and will vote Republican. I retired USAF 1998, have to pay ...
Serious questions remain as to whether, after the overthrow of dictatorships, the U.S. failed to aggressively follow-up to help in the building of civil, security, economic, and political institutions in these countries.