Peter Schweizer and Peter J. Boyer on the campaign-finance loophole that makes illegal donations possible.
Peter J. Boyer joined Newsweek/Daily Beast after spending 18 years as a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he wrote on a wide range of subjects, including politics, the military, religion, and sports. Before joining The New Yorker, Boyer was a reporter for the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times, a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, and a television critic for National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition.” As a correspondent on the documentary series, Frontline, he won a George Foster Peabody Award, an Emmy, and consecutive Writers Guild Awards for his reporting. Boyer’s New Yorker articles have been included in the anthologies The Best American Political Writing, Best American Science Writing, Best American Spiritual Writing and Best American Crime Writing. He is at work on a book about American evangelism.
Don’t sweat the gender gap, or the public’s disdain for Congress. The House speaker’s (un)conventional pep talk. By Peter J. Boyer.
Romney fans, get ready: Citizens United is rolling out a powerful new anti-Obama video that will be the talk of the convention in Tampa. Peter J. Boyer reports.
Tapping Paul Ryan gives Romney a ticket mate who believes the problems facing the country are too serious to demagogue. Good luck with that.
Justice Roberts and his court have handed the GOP a new weapon to use against Obama. By Peter J. Boyer.
Carol Keehan's Advice
Sister Carol Keehan, a key Obama ally, proposes a deal that would end Catholic bishops’ battle with the president—and boost his reelection effort. By Peter J. Boyer.
Sure, a Supreme Court ruling against health-care reform would be a blow to the president’s legacy. But there could be a silver lining. Peter J. Boyer on the political upside of a legal defeat. Plus, John Avlon on why the right abandoned the individual mandate.
Audacity of Mitt?
Peter J. Boyer on Romney’s desperate attempt at audacity with a new tax plan.