Super Bowl day is our American day, in the seasonal cycle that forms us together as a people. President Obama should declare it a national holiday.
The looming threat to a Hillary Clinton candidacy — the New Jersey governor's status as the nation's "hottest" politician — is on ice for now, but he could coming roaring back.
The jobs report for December was dismal, and Republicans continue to oppose large, new programs to create more jobs and extended jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed.
The term "war on poverty," like the term "war on drugs," is misleading; it suggests there is a battle to win, and move on.
Presidential Innovation Fellows are becoming known, and appreciated, for bringing the culture of civic innovation to Washington. No doubt the government needs it.
Seven years of too bountiful a crop will always be followed by locusts or dust storms, and for every Michael Bloomberg there will be a Bill de Blasio. It goes the other way as well.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has a Tony Soprano problem that could doom his potential presidential candidacy if he does not handle the crisis promptly and well.
Looks like Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) is shining her Tea Party shoes to prepare for a possible shot at the 2016 GOP vice presidential nomination.
How far will Christie go when immigration takes center stage in Washington this year? It is hard to predict. Will he back off, or advance further toward national immigration reform?