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New York's New Speaker Is One of the Nation's Most Liberal State Lawmakers Two political scientists have mapped state legislators in all 50 states on an ideological spectrum.
New York Times | Feb 6, 2015 9:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Democrats Exercise ‘No’ Power in Senate to G.O.P.’s Dismay Now that they control both houses of Congress, the G.O.P. is beginning to learn the limits of its newfound power.
New York Times | Feb 6, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Brian Williams mercilessly mocked on Twitter The fallout begins for the NBC anchor who admitted to lying about being shot it in Iraq.
Yahoo! News | Feb 5, 2015 1:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Senate Democrats Again Block Homeland Security Funding Tied to Immigration Financing for the Department of Homeland Security has become the proxy for a broader policy disagreement over executive actions on immigration.
New York Times | Feb 5, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New Speaker in Albany: A Skilled Operator, Embracing Change Carl E. Heastie says he hopes to reform the almost czarlike system in which the Assembly is ruled by its speaker, though his political career would seem to make him better suited to thrive in that environment.
New York Times | Feb 4, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What We're Reading Get recommendations from New York Times reporters and editors, highlighting great stories from around the web. Today, great reads from Nicholas Confessore, Michael Luo and others.
New York Times | Feb 3, 2015 10:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
P.C. and the Political Left Responding to Jonathan Chait on the link between P.C. culture and national politics.
New York Times | Feb 2, 2015 8:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blue Dot for Obama Prompts Red Nebraska to Revisit Electoral College Rules Nebraska is one of just two states, along with Maine, that do not award all their electoral voters to the statewide winner.
New York Times | Feb 1, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Harry Reid Won't Take Some Things Lying Down. Like Rest. While recovering from an exercise accident, Senator Harry Reid is conducting policy from his well-appointed condominium.
New York Times | Jan 31, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Candidate Tracker: Who Is Running for President (or Not)? At least a dozen Republicans and a handful of Democrats have expressed an interest in running for their party's 2016 presidential nomination.
New York Times | Jan 30, 2015 10:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend