Mitt Romney's summer vacation

By MARGARET CARLSON July 11, 2012, 10:22 AM

The photos of Romney whooshing across the lake on a water scooter were so revealing because they were so rare. His thighs are pasty! His hair moves! He likes turquoise for his swimming trunks!

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Is the media coverage of Romney's donors biased?

By MICHAEL MOYNIHAN July 10, 2012, 09:24 AM

It's difficult to imagine major newspapers and wire services producing similar scene reports for Obama fundraisers.

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Why can't New York City count votes?

By EDITORIAL July 03, 2012, 06:01 PM

The idea that poll workers are told to ignore the computers and do the arithmetic by hand is chillingly absurd.

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Political candidates are giving God a rest

By BILL MAXWELL July 02, 2012, 08:14 PM

I began to notice God's absence shortly after Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich, both bellicose Catholics, left the race for the White House.

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Romney's Bain problem

By E.J. DIONNE July 01, 2012, 04:45 PM

Pro-Obama ads about Romney's time at Bain are hurting the GOP candidate. Can he rebound?

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Supreme Court ruling: Winners and losers

By CHARLES M. BLOW June 30, 2012, 05:36 PM

Make no mistake, Thursday's ruling is an unmitigated win for the Obama administration and for America.

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Voters will prefer DFL candidates

By KEN MARTIN June 29, 2012, 08:14 PM

Tony Sutton argued on this page that the GOP is positioned for victory. He's out of touch.

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Court rules for the uninsured

By EZRA KLEIN June 28, 2012, 07:56 PM

It means more Americans than ever before will have health insurance.

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Romney's stragetic failure on immigration

By MICHAEL GERSON June 27, 2012, 10:40 PM

Romney is being careful and reasonable on immigration in the midst of a five-alarm political fire.

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Pastor showed way to clarity on amendment

By LAURIE HIGGINS June 25, 2012, 08:36 PM

It's clear that the Rev. John Piper directed his church members to vote to approve the amendment.

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Marriage amendment: 'No' is the helpful vote

By PAT FALLON June 25, 2012, 08:24 PM

It would be self-defeating for the state's economy to wave a "You're not welcome" sign by supporting this exclusionary amendment.

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Mitt Romney's arithmetic problem

By DOYLE MCMANUS June 25, 2012, 07:59 PM

Romney, wants to increase defense spending massively - by more than 50 percent over current levels,

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Immigration: A dream deferred

By EDITORIAL June 24, 2012, 08:33 PM

Republicans continue to play politics with immigration.

Voter ID opposition: Quite a show

By JASON LEWIS June 23, 2012, 05:19 PM

No one's being disenfranchised, but a legal challenge lacks merit in any case.

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How my views on gay marriage changed

By DAVID BLANKENHORN June 23, 2012, 10:27 AM

Instead of fighting gay marriage, I'd like to help build new coalitions bringing together gays who want to strengthen marriage with straight people who want to do the same.

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Tony Sutton: The stars are aligned for the GOP

By TONY SUTTON June 22, 2012, 08:18 PM

The party is offering strong candidates in touch with voters' needs.

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Walter Mondale, Arne Carlson: Reject voter ID measure

By WALTER MONDALE and ARNE CARLSON June 20, 2012, 09:02 PM

The voter ID constitutional amendment is a costly (and partisan) fix for a problem we don't have.

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Your vote, your right, your duty

By PETER J. NELSON June 20, 2012, 08:52 PM

Is the voter ID ballot question 'unfair and misleading'? By precedent, no.

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The president deserves respect

By DANA MILBANK June 20, 2012, 09:30 AM

Between an outhouse episode and a Rose Garden heckler, people are debasing the presidency and not just Obama.

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Marriage ban is bad for business

By CHARLIE ZELLE June 18, 2012, 08:35 PM

Business leaders are opposing the marriage amendment because it's the right thing to do.

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