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August 14, 2013

The world is focusing much of its sympathy today on the members of the Muslim Brotherhood that were gunned down in the streets of Cairo...

The process of preparing Hillary Clinton’s likely 2016 presidential candidacy is bringing some new scrutiny to an institution that has largely flown below the radar...

The competition for the Democratic nomination in New York’s mayoral race bears a surprising resemblance to the Republican presidential contest in 2012. There is the...

The upcoming 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington is a fortuitous coincidence for groups determined to stop Voter ID laws such as the...

The resignation of Mohamed ElBaradei as vice president of Egypt’s interim government and the declaration of a state of emergency in the wake of the...

Governments, understandably, have a history of not tolerating large sit-ins occupying a substantial area in the middle of their capital. But attempts to end such...

Readers of today’s New York Times feature on the decline of congressional recess town hall meetings would gain much by going back about a year...

Tom Friedman gets at the core of the problem with President Obama's proposal to appoint a "privacy advocate" to, in effect, argue against federal surveillance...

Senator Marco Rubio has taken a lot of hits from the right for his decision to support immigration reform. But the torrent of abuse isn’t...

You can't accuse Pakistan's leaders of not having a sense of humor. It is downright laughable to see the government in Islamabad unveiling a new...