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Gerald Ford's Pardon of Nixon Doomed His Political Future. But It Cemented His Legacy.

Ford never recovered from the pardon, issued 40 years ago Monday. But it was the first presidential-caliber decision he made.

Posted: Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 8:35pm

What to Watch in 2014's Last Primaries

Five states will close out the primary season Tuesday.

Posted: Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 8:35pm

NSA Reform Will Likely Have to Wait Until After the Election

Legislation to reform the government's surveillance programs looks destined for a lame-duck session of Congress—and might not get touched at all until next year.

Posted: Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 8:35pm

Republicans Say Gas Prices Are Rising. They're Not.

The GOP's math is off on fuel costs, but they're just taking the latest turn in a bipartisan tradition of confusion over pump prices.

Posted: Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 8:35pm

Lame-Duck Session Plus Louisiana Runoff Could Be a Recipe for Chaos

The Senate could convene after Election Day with the state's seat—and control of the chamber come January—still up for grabs.

Posted: Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 8:35pm

On Immigration, Obama in a Box of His Own Making

Delaying action on deportations made sense, but still no one is happy with the White House.

Posted: Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 2:39pm

Meet the Paradox President

In Chuck Todd's inaugural interview, President Obama is deceptive, honest (sort of), and compelling.

Posted: Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 2:19pm

Obama Wants to Make September About ISIS

And definitely not about immigration.

Posted: Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 10:00am

Proof That the Left Is Ready for a Clinton Presidential Run

Progressives' fast pushback against Rand Paul shows they're determined to give Hillary Clinton the upper hand politically on climate change.

Posted: Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 5:00am

Senators Take Aim at Rising Cable Bills

The draft legislation could slash TV station revenue.

Posted: Friday, September 5, 2014 - 4:43pm