Why Public Apathy Isn’t All Bad
It has actually helped pave the way for significant criminal justice reform.
Party AnimalHe’s a former poker pro, motivational speaker, and YouTube celebrity. Now he’s leading Florida’s Republican Party.
The History of the Pocket ConstitutionHow mini-Constitutions became popular long before the Tea Party.
Why de Blasio Was Right to Take on Criminal Justice ReformReforming the NYPD is economic populism for New York City’s minorities.
Pipeline BlowoutThe Senate’s Keystone debate was downright miserable for Democrats and people who believe in climate science.
The Senior Senator From KentuckyFormer Kentucky Sen. Wendell Ford passed away on Thursday. His greatest accomplishment came from defeating Sen. Mitch McConnell.
Family PlanningObama’s focus on women and families in the State of the Union will likely be the core of Hillary Clinton’s economic message.
Obama’s Tax TrapThe president’s tax proposal will expose Republicans’ unwillingness to do anything meaningful for the poor.
The Liberated LiberalPresident Obama offered an assertive vision of Democratic ideals. But was it enough?
The 15 Women Who Have Responded to a State of the Union AddressSadly, many were remembered more for what they wore than what they said.
Happy Robert E. Lee Day!Why some states can’t celebrate MLK without remembering the Confederate general, too.
Cold ComfortWhy Indiana’s tough Medicaid bargain may be the only way the Obama administration can insure millions in need.
When Jeb Bush and Bill Belichick Were High School ClassmatesThe young Jeb wasn’t always straitlaced. There were his Andover years, when he and classmates (like the future Patriots head coach) cut loose.
Bobby Jindal’s Presidential Rollout Is Off to a Terrible StartWhile other candidates went to Iowa, Jindal headlined an evangelical revival.
Iowa’s Early BirdsRepublican presidential candidates are trying to figure out the secret of success in the Hawkeye State.
Second-Term Obama Looks AbroadSocial scientists find that foreign policy can help or hinder domestic policy.
A Man in FullPresident Obama delivered a strong partisan speech that roiled Republicans even as it sought to win over everyone else.
Hurry-Up OffensePresident Obama feels confident and emboldened heading into the State of the Union. Of course, so does the Republican-controlled Congress.
Delayed JusticeAttorney General Eric Holder’s reform of civil asset forfeiture is the newest example of Democrats fixing failed policies from the war on drugs.