Politics
Jan. 9 2015 6:49 PM#IAmThe default mode of showing solidarity in the hashtag era.
Jan. 9 2015 10:22 AMStart HereThe Republican Congress can advance its principles and prove it can govern by beating back federal overreach in public education.
Jan. 8 2015 5:37 PMCop DramaPolice shouldn’t fear policing reforms. Accountability and community outreach makes their jobs easier and safer.
Jan. 7 2015 8:45 AMA White Man’s DemocratJim Webb wants to speak for the white working poor. Democrats should listen to what he has to say.
Jan. 5 2015 8:30 PMTry, Try AgainOnce again, conservatives want to oust the House speaker. Why they are giving it another shot. 
Jan. 2 2015 8:53 PMWhat Matters in SelmaCritics say Ava DuVernay’s film isn’t fair to LBJ. That’s because it’s about a movement, not leaders.
Dec. 30 2014 6:49 PMWhite NoiseDid House Majority Whip Steve Scalise admit to speaking at a white supremacist event he never attended?
Dec. 23 2014 4:12 PMThe Obama BoomWhat should Republicans say now that the GDP is growing, the deficit is shrinking, and gas prices are falling?
Dec. 21 2014 4:26 PMBattered and BluePolice departments shouldn’t feel under siege. The public just wants better policing.
Dec. 19 2014 6:30 PMAmerica, Truck Yeah!The United States’ latest SUV-buying binge shows how badly we needed President Obama’s fuel economy rules.
Dec. 19 2014 4:28 PMOutsourced TerrorThe horrific stories of CIA-sponsored torture that aren’t in the Senate report.
Dec. 18 2014 3:03 PMThe Prelude to a RaceWhy Elizabeth Warren won’t run and Jeb Bush won’t win.
Dec. 18 2014 9:03 AMWe Were Doing It Wrong: The Very First Political GabfestWatch Emily, John, and David review their inaugural Gabfest from 2005.
Dec. 17 2014 5:26 PMIs Jeb Bush Ready to Run?His early moves are smart. But does he have the temperament for the modern campaign?
Dec. 16 2014 5:36 PMDick Cheney’s AmericaOf course Americans are OK with torture. Look at how we treat our prisoners.
Jan. 9 2015 5:32 PMThe Warren CommissionIn a new focus group, voters agreed about one thing: Elizabeth Warren is one of the most intriguing contenders for 2016.
Jan. 8 2015 8:37 PMCharlie Hebdo Is Heroic and RacistWe should embrace and condemn it.
Jan. 8 2015 3:15 PMDid Scott Walker Just Become the Newest Obamacare Defender?Expect to hear more about the Wisconsin governor’s on-camera comments if he enters the 2016 presidential race.
Jan. 6 2015 7:01 PMLeader of the PACJeb Bush moves a step closer to announcing his 2016 presidential bid—and keeping his promise of running a very different campaign.
Jan. 5 2015 5:56 PMThe GOP on the BrinkCan Republicans govern without a crisis?
Dec. 31 2014 10:42 AMWhy I Am Optimistic About the Future of Race Relations in AmericaEven amid the racial turmoil of 2014, we are making progress.
Dec. 30 2014 11:01 AMLouisiana’s Long History of RacismWhy Rep. Steve Scalise spoke to a white nationalist hate group.
Dec. 22 2014 8:17 PMDéjà BlueNew York City’s largest police union thinks it’s under attack by de Blasio. It’s felt that way about every mayor.
Dec. 19 2014 6:46 PMFast and LooseIt’s amazing how much the past 40 days have changed the president.
Dec. 19 2014 5:36 PMNever SurrenderWhy some Republicans are still chasing Benghazi.
Dec. 19 2014 3:57 PMThe One Amendment We’re Not Willing to Give UpThe Senate torture report and Sony’s retreat are reminders of what Americans are willing to sacrifice—and what we aren’t.
Dec. 18 2014 11:48 AMWhy Selma Matters TodayThe film offers a vital lesson for those who want to confront police violence today.
Dec. 17 2014 6:15 PMJet Fuel Is Cheap. Plane Tickets Aren’t.Airlines are making record profits. Don’t bet on them passing any of that money along to you.
Dec. 17 2014 12:22 AMWhat White Privilege Really MeansIt’s not about what whites get. It’s about what blacks don’t.
Dec. 15 2014 8:39 PMTed Cruz Just Did Obama a Big FavorThe senator’s attempt to block the president’s immigration order may have opened the door to a number of his political appointees.

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