Stories by Matt Zeitlin
Expect the Dems to lose in the house and barely keep the senate.
Many of the speakers who come to Northwestern start off their talks by mentioning some canned anecdote about the last ...
Greece's financial crisis has serious implications for the rest of the world's economy.
That island on the other side of the Atlantic is having a bit of electoral chaos -- but it's chaos you might recognize.
If your last name is Sanchez, Lopez, Hernandez or you're just a Zeitlin with an even tan, Arizona may no longer be the state for you.
Restaurants and food companies are putting way too much salt in your food. Maybe you should say something about that.
The Republicans are talking a big game that they can't really follow through on: you can't promise no bail-outs if you don't regulate the banks so they're less likely to fail.
D.C. superintendent Michelle Rhee's policies may change the trajectory of education reform.
If you're debating Olympics or health care summit, here's why you should perhaps watch the latter.
The Tea Party is full of disaffected conservatives who speak only for a demographically and politically narrow slice of the country -- just like the real party they represent, the Republican Party.
Obama's not going to spend our tax money on repeating the 70s. Now we turn to private companies.
British science journal The Lancet retracted a study it published that alleged that measles vaccines caused autism. But some still fear the vaccination.
When a party requires 60 Senate seats to do anything worthwhile, it's American democracy that suffers.
It's not just Barack Obama that wants to kill your grandparents.
Feel like it's a man's world? Sometimes the even the White House can get a little bro-tastic.
What we can learn from the stories of Cory Maye and Cameron Todd Willingham.
Oprah's interview with the "rogue" politician shows us a side we have already seen.
The U.S. may soon send more troops to Afghanistan. To what end?
Why government spending may ameliorate economic conditions for future generations, even if it creates deficits now.
The worst of the latest economic downturn may be over, but are banks still being as cautious as they should be?
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce continues to virulently oppose climate-protection legislation; the situation is becoming increasingly dire. Companies like Apple and even Nike are fighting back, but is it enough?
Banks all over America are instituting over drafting programs that essentially charge high interest on small, often accidental loans.
If customers actually knew how bizarre and arduous their credit card terms were and were offered a plain vanilla alternative, banks would be forced to compete on who could provide the best and cheapest service.
Internet companies are making it harder for you to recieve some content. What the FCC is doing to help you
It might actually be a good thing if credit card company power is reduced as a result of the Credit CARD Act.
If the gay-friendly party won't stand up for gay rights even when it controls the White House and Congress, who will?
Will the Obama administration's new drug policy bring about a change we can actually believe in?
Republicans have neared an all-time record for filibusters, impeding the Democrats' agenda and hurting voters.
Direct lending is better for students and taxpayers, so why do banks still profit from student loans?
The discussion of nuclear reduction is not a new one, and read on to find out why you should still care.
The mortgage deduction will help out wealthy homeowners while student renters get shafted.
A small appropriation tucked into the recent stimulus bill may help patients cut their health care costs.
An economic stimulus plan has been passed by Congress. But is it addressing the proper causes of the crisis?
This hastily-assembled, imperfect, pork-filled product of compromise will... produce results.
Why one of Obama's first issues should be to prosecute Bush officials.
His stint in Gaza is a scary preview of what's to come in conservative media.
Potential Obama-pick Dr. Sanjay Gupta could be the push health care reform needs.
Rush and others show that race solidarity may be a thing of the past in politics.
This is coming from anonymous officials, but the Huffington Post is reporting that Senator Hillary Clinton was offered the Secretary ...
Combining wildcard and predictable picks to form Obama's Cabinet.
Seven pages, 63 questions. That’s what someone who’s looking for a job in the Obama administration is going to face. ...
The five most controversial (and ballsy) state propositions of the 2008 election.