National political correspondent for the New York Times
Barack Obama's second victory showed Republicans that the nation is changing, and that's led to an agonizing reappraisal.
Jan. 28, 2013from To the Point
The first of this year's three presidential debates is day after tomorrow, but by the time Obama and Romney have met for the last time the election may already be over.
Oct. 1, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are besieged with advice about how to score points with voters in three debates starting day after tomorrow.
Oct. 1, 2012from To the Point
More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
Apr. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
All the White House hopefuls talk about Climate Change. But Democrat Jay Inslee says it’s not just one issue; it’s all the issues.
May. 18from To the Point
Oil sanctions for Venezuela and aid cuts to Central America: Trump claims they promote democracy and curb illegal immigration.
Apr. 11from To the Point
There’s still much to discuss.
Apr. 24from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”
May. 9from To the Point
Billionaire Nicolas Berggruen’s plan to revamp democracy and put capital in the hands of the people has one glaring blindspot.
May. 3from Scheer Intelligence
It’s invisible in some places, but dirty air kills millions of people all over the world. That’s even true in America, despite the Clean Air Act and California’s Air Resources Board.
Apr. 29from To the Point
This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.
May. 17from Left, Right & Center
Partisanship is more powerful than science, even for conservative environmentalists. They don’t buy warnings about an existential crisis.
May. 6from To the Point