By Ruth Marcus May 22, 2015 6 a.m.
One of the most seemingly compelling arguments against the free trade legislation now before Congress turns out to be largely bogus.
By Ruth Marcus May 15, 2015 6 a.m.
How depressing is it that, out of the more than a dozen announced or prospective Republican candidates for president in 2016, only one, Carly Fiorina, is a woman. Even more depressing: that Fiorina, as long-shot as her candidacy is, would not be taken even semi-seriously were it not for her gender.
By Ruth Marcus May 8, 2015 6 a.m.
Oh, Bill. There you go again. We knew you were going to pop off, but did it have to be so soon — and so tone-deaf? The Clinton deal is "two for the price of one," as Bill Clinton famously promised in 1992. But 23 years later, that bargain comes with different baggage attached.
By Ruth Marcus May 1, 2015 6 a.m.
My takeaways from Tuesday's Supreme Court arguments on same-sex marriage involve the justices' reasonable anxiety about overstepping their constitutional roles; the ridiculous argument that same-sex marriage would harm the state's interest in marriage as a vehicle for procreation; and the irrelevance of Roe v. Wade as historical precedent.
By Ruth Marcus April 24, 2015 6 a.m.
How should we think about whether Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deserves the death penalty?
By Ruth Marcus April 17, 2015 6 a.m.
She's in! She's given up the private jet to schlep across America (albeit being driven by the Secret Service) and stroll, incognito, into Chipotle. Herewith, two myths about Hillary Clinton and two challenges for her on the campaign trail:
By Ruth Marcus March 13, 2015 6 a.m.
For what she says is the sake of "convenience" — who wants to have to fiddle with two hand-held devices when one will do nicely? — Hillary Clinton bought herself a heap of trouble.
By Ruth Marcus March 6, 2015 6 a.m.
Hillary Clinton might not have a serious opponent for the Democratic nomination — except herself.
By Ruth Marcus February 27, 2015 6 a.m.
The most striking thing about interviewing Rula Ghani, the first lady of Afghanistan, may be that the interview is taking place at all.
By Ruth Marcus February 20, 2015 6 a.m.
One thing that is certain about Monday's ruling by a federal judge in Texas blocking implementation of President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration reform — it won't be the last word.