The Upshot


  1. PhotoJohn Spanjers, one of 519 voters photographed at “America in One Room,” a weekend of political discussion organized by political scientists from Stanford University.
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    Times Insider

    Capturing a Portrait of the Electorate

    Over three days in Texas, the photographers Chad Batka and Celeste Sloman photographed a representative sample of American voters.

  1. The New Health Care

    CreditMarcelo Del Pozo/Reuters

    The Huge Waste in the U.S. Health System

    A study finds evidence for how to reduce some of it, but also a large blind spot on how to remove the rest.