The Problem With Personality-Based Campaign Coverage
A profile of John Hickenlooper demonstrates how journalism that focuses on candidates' charisma often makes incorrect assumptions, and favors white male politicians.
The 116th Congress Is the Most Diverse Ever. How Will That Affect Legislation?
Research shows that having more women, more people of color, and more LGBTQ people makes for a more productive, bipartisan, and responsive legislature.
What Will Nancy Pelosi's Return to Speaker of the House Mean for Bipartisanship?
In November, Pelosi agreed to new rules allowing for a more open legislative process, but they may have unintended consequences.
Germany's 'Grand Coalition' Could Be a Boost to the Far Right
While political cooperation is usually seen as a positive thing, in Germany bipartisanship could have negative side effects.
A Labor Day Interview With the Good Lobbyist, David Cohen
The former president of Common Cause and the preeminent voice of public advocacy explains why he still has hope for the labor movement, surveys the state of modern partisanship, defends lobbying as a (potentially) noble calling, and declares there’s really nothing wrong with Kansas.