06 Oct 2017

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64 hours in October: How one weekend blew up the rules of American politics

64 hours in October: How one weekend blew up the rules of American politicsA firsthand account of the drama that unfolded during Oct. 7-9, 2016, from the release of the infamous "Access Hollywood" tape to the second presidential debate - and everything in between.


06 Oct 2017 4:28pm GMT

02 Oct 2017

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Packing and cracking: The Supreme Court takes up partisan gerrymandering

Packing and cracking: The Supreme Court takes up partisan gerrymanderingOn October 3, the second day of the new term, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that likely poses the most momentous question on its docket: Should it, for the first time in history, strike down a state's electoral map on the grounds of partisan gerrymandering?


02 Oct 2017 9:00am GMT

28 Jul 2017

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Democrats line up to take on ‘Putin’s favorite congressman’

Democrats line up to take on ‘Putin’s favorite congressman’Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., has won reelection from Orange County 14 times, but he'll face more opponents next year than any other congressman.


28 Jul 2017 9:00am GMT

23 Jan 2009

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Bettye LaVette's Journey To The National Stage

If you've never heard of Bettye LaVette, the soul singer who belted out "A Change Is Gonna Come" with Jon Bon Jovi at the Inauguration Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on Jan 18., you may be wondering why.

23 Jan 2009 10:46pm GMT

Analyzing The Text Of Obama's Inaugural Address

Although many Americans heard Barack Obama's inauguration speech, they probably weren't listening for plyptotons and catachresis - but Geoff Nunberg was.

23 Jan 2009 2:10pm GMT

20 Jan 2009

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Natasha Trethewey: If My Mom Could See Us Now

Natasha Trethewey won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for her book Native Guard. Her parents had an interracial marriage while it was still illegal in Mississippi, and Tretheway's poetry often draws on her childhood as a biracial child in the south.

20 Jan 2009 8:24pm GMT