Before pulling the trigger on Iran, the U.S. should review how Bush nearly drove Saddam Hussein from power without an invasion
It’s good to see President Obama has invited Republicans to dinner
A lack of visionary ideas marks the start of Barack Obama’s second term
This isn’t just a two-party conflict. It’s an obstacle course with two fractious teams that requires complicated strategies
Jefferson tried to solve the problems of the day and set a course for the future.
In stark contrast to the hope and optimism he stirred in 2008, President Obama won ugly this time
TIME’s finest political minds joined mayors from around the country at this year’s Chicago Ideas Week to talk about the state of the Union and the presidential race.
If the 2008 election was inspiring, 2012 is shaping up to be its opposite
Three reasons the candidate’s school-choice proposal is less provocative than it seems
Politics are not always as starkly divided as we might think
The worst thing the incumbent could do would be to let his mediocre approval rating spark self-pity
The Republican strategist and Democratic pollster in their biweekly face-off about Election 2012
The Republican strategist and Democratic pollster in their bi-weekly faceoff about Election 2012