Michelle Cottle is a Washington reporter for The Daily Beast. Read her own story of breast cancer and genetics here.
Politically mixed families face a particular challenge at the holiday dinner table.... MORE
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Sure, David Petraeus had an affair. But can’t we forgive him a little? asks Michelle Cottle. MORE
Michelle Cottle on progressives’ top priorities for Obama’s next term—like immigration and climate... MORE
This cranky, exhausting election has America channeling their inner 4-year-old. By Michelle Cottle. MORE
Organized labor, badly divided in 2010, has stopped its internal bickering—and is out in force for... MORE
The East Coast political establishment’s leading political lights got a trial by fire (and wind and... MORE
Obama attacked early and often, while Romney stayed calm and agreed a lot.... MORE
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How Romney botched the debate expectations game—and Obama played it perfectly. By Michelle Cottle. MORE
Senate majority leader is punching low in slurring Mitt Romney’s faith.... MORE
The other outtake from Mitt’s 47 percent speech—his focus on voters who haven’t made up their minds.... MORE