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Into The Wild

The orangutans of Sumatra swinging overhead prompted former Senator Alan Simpson to recount one of his favorite bawdy limericks. "Oh, my God, look at that," said...

When Grover Says ‘Jump’…

Revealing anecdote from a Politico profile of Grover Norquist, who may be Washington’s most powerful conservative and is a towering obstacle to a Congressional...

The Power Broker

The story has become Washington legend. Grover Norquist, who apparently was a Republican when he was a zygote, came up with the idea for the no-tax pledge in...

Morning Must Reads: June 27

In the news: gay marriage, the happiness of pursuit, Obama's Africa trip, Wendy Davis, Mitch McConnell, Fannie & Freddie, and Glenn Greenwald.

Morning Must Reads: March 19

In the news: pension problems, Fannie Mae, Israel, April immigration bill, decline in parties' influence, and the Seven Summits.

Briefing

'We don't want a dictatorship again.' 1. AHMED HUSSEINI, a 32-year-old resident of Cairo, where more than 100,000 people gathered in Tahrir Square to protest...

The 20% Solution

In Virginia beach a few weeks ago, at the start of my recent road trip, I was staggered by an unexpected blast of political sanity. It came in the person of...