To those of you who think America is a center-right nation, I now offer a partial corrective. We may indeed be center-right on the fiscal front - the federal sequester cuts at this point seem baked in... More »
Based on the election results in New Jersey and Virginia, the Republicans have stark choices going forward: They can nominate candidates with crossover appeal - and win. Or they can continue to nomina... More »
What is it with second-term presidents, anyway? Nixon supposedly knew nothing about Watergate, Reagan professed to know nothing about Iran-Contra, Bush clearly knew nothing about his administration... More »
Robert Costa, the best journalist in Washington during the Republican shutdown, is rightly bemused about his soaring celebrity status. If the rest of the conservative media shared his commitment to ... More »
Who could possibly oppose the idea of protecting gay people from workplace discrimination?
But you already know the answer.
Amazing as it may sound, it's still perfectly legal - in 29 states ... More »
Cited by the Columbia Journalism Review website as one of the nation's top political scribes, and by ABC News' online political tip sheet as "one of the finest political journalists of his generation, " Dick Polman is a national blogger and columnist who has covered or chronicled every presidential campaign since 1988. A Philadelphia resident, Dick roamed the country for most of his 22 years at The Philadelphia Inquirer. He has been blogging daily since 2006. He's currently on the full-time faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, as "Writer in Residence." He has been a frequent guest on C-SPAN, CNN, MSNBC, the BBC, and various NPR shows - most notably Philadelphia's "Radio Times" on WHYY-FM.