03/22/2013 04:41 pm ET Updated Mar 22, 2013

Politics > Poli Sci 'Outliers'

Henry Farrell rounds up responses to Sen. Tom Coburn's amendment defunding political science research, including reactions from The Economist, the New Republic, The American Prospect, Slate, Mother Jones, Foreign Policy and Mischiefs of Faction. Steve Benen also weighs in.

Neera Tanden, Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin envision a reckoning for Republicans with an emerging electorate over sequestration.

Rick Perlstein explains why immigration reform could stop the demographic inevitability of a Democratic majority.

Glen Bolger blames Obama's sliding approval ratings on his handling of the sequester and budget.

Molly Ball asks if Obama has turned Millenials into lifelong Democrats.

Andrew Kohut finds the GOP estranged from America.

Alex Lundry reviews the profound public opinion shift on gay marriage.

Nate Cohn sees success for Mark Sanford's comeback.

The GOP "autopsy" report identifies "non response bias" as an important factor in polling accuracy in 2012.

Utah push poll law will ban real polls.

Elizabeth Wilner questions the accountability of political consulting.

The Census Bureau tries its hand at March Madness.