How Old Was the Youngest Congressman?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest woman ever elected to the House of Representatives, at age 29. How old was the youngest man ever elected to the House of Representatives, when he was elected? Recall that the constitutional minimum is 25 (“No Person...

The Democratic Primaries Get a Last-Minute Addition

There’s a new face in the Democratic presidential primaries. Deval Patrick, a former governor of Massachusetts, announced his last-minute candidacy today. In a spirit of profound gratitude for all the country has given to me, with a determination to build a...

Capitalism vs. Socialism: A Soho Forum Debate

Socialism is preferable to capitalism as an economic system that promotes freedom, equality, and prosperity. That proposition was the subject of a November 5, 2019, debate hosted by the Soho Forum, a monthly debate series sponsored by Reason. Arguing in favor of the...