A minor story that illustrates a far bigger problem in our politics.
We’re an incredibly divided country but splitting it into two is impossible.
Even the smartest designers can’t anticipate all the flaws with the rules they write.
Multiple indicators point to a decline in the representativeness of the American system.
It’s time to accept the desecration of our political constitution.
Institutional reform is necessary, but we can’t accomplish much in the face of tribalism.
Having failed to prevent or contain it, aggressive stupidity is now washing over us.
Maybe it’s time to stop joking about senile politicians and do something about the issue.
What lessons are there for the United States in general, and Democrats in particular, in last weeks British election?
Despite seemingly ideal conditions, Green Mountain Care was an absolute debacle.
Sanders’ position on felon voting is logical, yet politically suicidal.
In what was basically a throwaway line, Joe Biden said something nice about Mike Pence. The reaction from his fellow Democrats says a lot about our current political culture, and none of it is good.
The longer video and deeper investigation of the incident reveals a very different story.
As the government shutdown continues, Washington is coming to resemble a fight between toddlers. Except the toddlers have the excuse of not knowing any better.
Another part of the country that was once a Republican stronghold is now almost completely blue.
In addition to being mandated by the Constitution, birthright citizenship goes to the core of what it means to be an American.
America’s tradition of unlimited free expression increases the danger of violence.
Newt Gingrich has endorsed President Trump’s use of the rhetoric of Josef Stalin to attack the American news media.
For the second time in two years, the Supreme Court starts a new term down one Justice. That isn’t as big a problem as it might seem.
Six siblings of Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar are starring in political ads against him. This is just another unfortunate example of the extent to which our political culture has been ruined by hyperpartisan polarization.
Washington said farewell to John McCain today in a service that both remembered his spirit and his heroism, and stands as a sharp rebuke to what politics has been reduced to in America today.
Former Vice-President Biden’s eulogy for his friend John McCain is a lesson in what has gone wrong with American politics.
Has the party paid too big a price to attract suburban voters?
More than a decade ago, Donald Trump revealed one of his secrets to success. Exhaust your enemies. It explains much of what has happened since he took office.
As has often been the case, the White House Correspondent’s Dinner is arousing some degree of controversy, mostly because of the comedy or lack thereof.
President Trump won’t attend nerd prom again this year. That’s a good thing.
President Trump’s tweets, other public statements, and actions are causing world leaders to doubt the reliability of the United States on the world stage.
The tragedy in Florida last week revealed once again how hyperpartisanship is destroying our politics and harming the country.
A new study shows that Baby Boomers no longer account for the largest segment of voters in the United States.
Instead of attending the White House Correspondents Association Dinner, Donald Trump spent his Saturday attacking the press and the First Amendment.
This year’s White House Correspondents Association Dinner will be missing one high-profile guest.
David Brooks thinks American politics “Could get ugly” before the ship gets righted.
National tragedies, whether man-made or natural disasters, used to bring Americans together. Now they just seem to pull Americans apart.
The murder of Jo Cox, MP is looking more and more like a politically motivated assassination, and that’s causing some in Great Britain to look inward.