The Campaign Spot

One Way or Another, Congress Will Look Different in January

Next year, Congress will not include Evan Bayh, Patrick Kennedy, John Murtha, Ted Kennedy, Christopher Dodd, Byron Dorgan, Judd Gregg, Kit Bond, Neil Abercrombie, Bart Gordon, John Tanner, Pete Hoekstra, and Steve Buyer.

And we haven’t even gotten to Election Day yet.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Defaces Its Façade

The facade of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, designed by Richard Morris Hunt in 1902, contains four large niches that might display sculpture but have traditionally been left empty. This was prudent good taste on the Met's part, since sculpture on buildings is a tricky business that few artists in our age of ... Read More

Story Time with David Brooks

His latest column imagines a future in which Elizabeth Warren wins the next presidential election. Warren won convincingly. The Democrats built a bigger majority in the House, and to general surprise, won a slim Senate majority of 52 to 48. After that election, the Republicans suffered a long, steady decline. ... Read More