In this issue:
"Heavy Burden", by Jeffrey Toobin: The Supreme Court’s contempt for Congress.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Call That a Budget?", by James Surowiecki: Paul Ryan, radical.
THE POLITICAL SCENE
"Gusher", by Steve Coll: ExxonMobil’s PAC power.
LETTER FROM CHINA
"The God of Gamblers", by Evan Osnos: Macau lures Las Vegas.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Have Mercy", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Damsels in Distress and We Have a Pope.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.