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Today's Big News: Percentage of Women Among Supreme Court Law Clerks

Stop the presses! Supreme Court reporter Linda Greenhouse gets front-page play for breaking news: "Women Suddenly Scarce Among Justices' Clerks."

A Liberal Look at Census Income Numbers

Rick Lyman sees "growing evidence of a deepening divide between rich and poor." But economic disparity was higher in 1999, during the Clinton administration.

A Times Critic Takes Liberal Line, Blaming Employers for Poverty

Anita Gates: "But [the PBS documentary] 'Waging a Living' does not argue that the solution to the plight of the working poor lies wholly in government's hands. Employers who pay less than a living ...

Stirring Up Anti-Bush Mythology on a Hurricane's Anniversary

"Images of a remote president playing guitar on a military base, then later posing for a picture as he peered out the window of Air Force One as it flew over the devastation helped fuel the ...

A Lead Story Looks at Wage Gains Through a Liberal Prism

The Times leads with a story suggesting the lack of consistent wage gains by workers will hurt Republicans this fall. But a little Economics 101 may be in order.

False Hope on Embyronic Stem Cell Technology

Fret not, uptight religious conservatives: "...researchers at Advanced Cell Technology have now demonstrated that a colony can be grown from a single cell removed from an embryo that has only ...

Sen. Barry Goldwater "Rehabiliated" into a Liberal

Deborah Solomon interviews Barry Goldwater's granddaughter and previews her documentary on "Mr. Conservative."

An Anniversary Made for Bush Bashing

Sheryl Gay Stolberg: "If the bungled federal response to Hurricane Katrina called into question the president's competence, that Air Force One snapshot, coupled with wrenching scenes on the ground ...

GOP Warnings of Democratic House Takeover: "More Than a Whiff of Bigotry"

Carl Hulse: "Democrats and others call it a tired scare tactic with more than a whiff of bigotry because Republicans often point to gay and black Democrats who would lead committees." And don't ...
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