Elena Kagan is Obama's chance to have a Supreme Court justice who can build bridges between factions on the court. Chief Justice John Roberts said he wanted to do that but so far he is failing.
If Elena Kagan were confirmed, she would become the third woman on the Supreme Court. Is three enough?
President Obama praised Elena Kagan for her intellect and passion, but he only hinted at the quality he earlier deemed an essential ingredient in a Supreme Court justice: empathy.
Washington's bailout of Wall Street will likely cost far less than originally expected.
After a 13-year run, Britain’s Labour Party is out of power. How should we assess its legacy?
Raising progressive taxes is a better move than budget cuts. It gets money moving through the economy again, jump-starting the economic recovery that is the principal engine of state fiscal health.
The fear of contagion from the debt crisis in Greece may have helped create the reality of it in financial markets.
Greek protesters are angry and in denial. But there’s no denying the consequences of spending beyond your means.
I attribute my role as Mom to events that have nothing to do with pregnancy or an official seal on my adopted daughter’s birth certificate.