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Border Patrol Nation

Life under the expanding watch -- and lucrative industry -- of Homeland Security.

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This Town

A political reporter's brief on the city Americans love to hate.

 

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The Oath

How the Roberts Court became the administration's most unpredictable opponent.

 

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Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right

How we got to this grim pass in our political and economic system.

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Nixon's Court

A new interpretation of the former president's judicial policy.

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Before Roe v. Wade

A journalist and a law professor collect documents that illuminate one of our era's most divisive court battles.

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Strong Horses and Small States

Two recent books about conflict in the Middle East reveal the limitations of thinking simplistically about the region.

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Beyond Ideology

A new book grapples with the question of why our legislative branch has been so frequently gridlocked. Read more...

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Bomb Power: The Modern Presidency and The National Security State

Did the creation of the nuclear bomb turn the Executive Branch into a dictatorship?

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