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Morning Must Reads: Thanksgiving

Mitt Romney, Eliza Dushku and Mormon gerrymandering. Pew finds his faith to be a primary factor, but not a general election one. Gingrich may force Romney to the...

What to Watch for at Tonight’s Republican Debate

For all the carping about how there are too many Republican presidential debates, I’m actually looking forward to No. 11. It’s been more than three weeks since...

Inside the Ludicrous Donald Trump Primary

With her poll numbers sagging, her political organization dwindling and prognosticators declaring her moment to have passed, Michele Bachmann called in a big gun...

An Opening for Romney in Iowa?

In the weeks since Rick Perry upended the Republican presidential primary, there’s been little hard data out of Iowa. The reputable Des Moines Register hasn’t...

Five Unanswered Questions About the Iowa Caucus

Des Moines, Iowa Iowans are restless. Six weeks after the political world converged on Iowa for the Ames straw poll, the pace of the race toward the...

The Grand Nevada Pander

Four second-tier Republican presidential hopefuls — Michele Bachmann, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman and Rick Santorum — are threatening to bypass the Nevada...

Morning Must Reads: Consolidate

Obama eyes unilateral executive action on the economy. Infrastructure spending will get the next standalone vote in the Senate. Republicans give the President...

Stuck in the Middle

JOE KLEIN'S ROAD TRIP The caller's name was Donna. She came to praise Michele Bachmann, who was a guest on a conservative Des Moines radio show. But Donna just...

“PerryCare”

Michele Bachmann, in what appears to be a broadcast from her local public access studio, coins the term in reference to Perry’s executive order mandating the HPV...