Twice the official portraitist of George W. Bush, painter Robert Anderson explains what it’s like to build a relationship with a president, separate the man from the legacy, and struggle with his smirk.
Everything you need to know—in cartoon form—about debt-ceiling fiascos, from McKinley’s war with Spain to Obama getting punk’d.
We gathered writers and thinkers to consider everything that happened over the past 12 months and asked them: What were the most important events of 2012—and what were the least?
Preparing for Thursday’s vice presidential showdown, Republican candidate Paul Ryan consults Theodor Seuss Geisel to simplify his message so that even a child—or American voter—can understand.
In this edition of the TMN Weekender, a selection of stories shedding a little light on the party of Lincoln. Ready to read here on TMN or in an e-book...
Political candidates who want to burn down Washington, DC, perhaps should see what a country looks like with no effective government.
Supreme Court nominee Sotomayor has been called a bigot and a racist—and that’s just week one. A memo to Republican politicians outlining the next phase of attack.
Some hope for peace, others for environmental protection—and that’s because TED Prize wishes aren’t often granted to neoconservatives.
When the talking heads won’t stop drubbing McCain for his supposed crimes against conservative principles, what’s a supporter supposed to do?
Republicans are hard to come by in New York, so is it any shock the city’s voting machines prefer Democrats? A true tale of election-day partisan mechanics.
Americans find certain things familiar on these shores to be challenged overseas: love for peanut butter, Republican politics, and particularly the good old American handshake. A report from abroad on the challenge of kissing Margaret Thatcher.
Where’s the best party in town? Not here, apparently. After corralling an invitation to the Sunday night shindig thrown by the Bush twins, our good-intentioned correspondent learns how the other half lives and plays.