In The News

Obama visits N.J. today for Democratic fundraiser

Julian Zelizer, a political science professor at Princeton University, said "it's not a great time for the president," but appearances like

Get To Know The Finalists For The 2014 National Book Award

Anand Gopal moved to Afghanistan in 2008. As Kim Barker writes in The New York Times, "Gopal learned the language, grew a beard and traveled

'Young People Have the Most at Stake in This Election': An Interview With Rep. Jared Polis

"Young people have a lot more at stake in any particular election than more senior Americans. They have their whole future ahead of them. So

The Boardroom and the Bedroom

How both dating and finance have been screwed by the Internet.

Election 2014: Why voters don't care

While America faces many big issues -- unrest in the Middle East, the effects of climate change, uneven economic growth, growing income ineq

Appetite, Bill and Barack

“Clinton was the last president we’ve had who loved politics,” Zelizer added. “Bush — and you can see this in his post-presidency — didn’t h

The Strategic News Leak: ‘Integral’ to Washington’s Game

“It’s basically part of the process,” said Julian Zelizer, a presidential historian at Princeton University. “It’s integral to the Washingto

Hillary's rivals pull punches

"They realize that attacking someone who is a clear front-runner and who doesn't take criticism lightly will have huge costs," said Julian Z

Christie Faces Need for Tax With N.J. Roads Fund Empty

“The easy answer is you call it anything other than a tax, toll -- whatever other word you can find,” said Julian Zelizer, a Princeton Unive

Oregon gets early glimpse of presidential hopefuls

“Enthusiasm is high and they are pretty certain that after election day, this will be one visit where they can claim their visits helped,” s

White House cyber czar: To stay secure, kill the password – but keep data within reach of police

White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel spoke with The Christian Science Monitor's Passcode about training the next generation

For Podesta, Does the President Take Precedence?

The sixth year of any presidency will spur a “brain drain,” said Julian Zelizer, a presidential historian and Princeton University professor