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Reading While Eating for December 29: Web Junk

Tweet Speak: The hashtag is ruining the English language. #obviously (Gizmodo) Personal Politics: TIME’s Katy Steinmetz spoke to Kent Sorenson, former Iowa...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...