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Shutdown Shows Republican Party More Splintered Than Ever

Robert Siegel speaks with author Sam Tanenhaus of <i>The New York Times</i> about the status and state of the GOP after the government shutdown, debt ceiling battle and fiscal crisis.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Robert Siegel.<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>And I'm …

Obama Challenges GOP to 'Win an Election' If They Want New Policies

The threat of default and 16-day government shutdown that ended Wednesday night left the American people -- and President Obama -- frustrated.<p>"You …

Tea Partyers’ grave fear: Why they disdain young people — even their own!

Sociologist Theda Skocpol tells Salon what drives the angry right — and what comes after the government shutdown<p>The past weeks’ showdown in Washington, D.C., has shocked and perplexed some observers. Theda Skocpol was not among them. Skocpol, a veteran Harvard professor, is the author of books on …

No, America is not a Christian nation

Why is the Right so obsessed with pushing revisionist history?<p>It’s common to hear conservatives say things like Paul Ryan did during the campaign: “Our rights come from nature and God, not from government.” Liberals shrug most of the time when they hear such rhetoric. It sounds like an empty …

Handicappers: Shutdown Puts More Than 17 GOP Seats in Play

Alex Seitz-Wald<p>Oct. 17, 2013, 2:47 p.m.<p>The gov­ern­ment shut­down and debt crisis has made 14 House seats more win­nable for Demo­crats, ac­cord­ing …

10 Startups Making Travel More Affordable

Ask any seasoned traveler about the merits of globetrotting and you’re likely to hear a litany of enthusiastic responses: personal growth, cultural …

Google to sunset Google TV brand as its smart TV platform merges with Android

Advertisement<p>33 Comments<p>Google (s GOOG) TV is dead, long live Android TV: Three years after launching the first generation of Google TV devices, …

Aereo: the cloud based content upstart that could upend the TV industry

America’s most powerful broadcasters are trying to shut down an emerging TV recording service. If their case is heard, the implications could be far reaching.<p>Late on Friday (Oct. 11) the major free-to-air broadcasters filed a petition in the US supreme court against Aereo, a start up backed by …