Susan Estrich / Politics

Rupert Is Right

Mitt Romney and his allies are not very pleased with media magnate Rupert Murdoch, who this week said out loud what most political pros have been stewing about for years: Romney was a "terrible candidate." The Wall Street Journal, part of ...

Word Games

The brilliant actor Benedict Cumberbatch is in hot water for getting his words wrong. Appearing on Tavis Smiley's show, the Oscar-nominated star of "The Imitation Game" took a strong stand in favor of greater diversity in Hollywood.

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Forty-Two Years Later

It has been 42 years since the United States Supreme Court held in Roe v. Wade that the right to decide whether to go forward with a pregnancy, prior to viability, belongs to a woman, in consultation with her doctors.

Forty-two years of marches...

The Money Primary

Will she or won't she? She will. And by the time she does, she will have raised more money than any primary contender in history. Just a guess.

In theory, under the new rules, the fact that Hillary Clinton has locked up 99 percent of the big ...

A New Year and Another Country

I spent the last three months of 2014 in another country. Over the course of those months, I was hospitalized five times in two different hospitals. (Spoiler for my worried friends: I'm OK, well, on the mend and writing again.) I had visiting ...

Punishment Fit for a Politician

Note: Susan Estrich is on leave. The following column is by Jill Lawrence.

The most touching moment of bipartisanship on the opening day of Congress came not on Capitol Hill but 100 miles away in Richmond, Virginia, at former Virginia Gov....