The letter arrives as the White House is promoting First Lady Melania Trump's anti-bullying campaign for its "Week of Inclusion" event.
A group of Democrats has crafted legislation intended to bring conflicts of interest from industry regulators under public scrutiny.
It sounds counterintuitive—and would be a hard sell—but making the way the two major political parties nominate candidates less traditionally democratic could also make it more open to compromise and negotiation.
Next spring, expect political reformers to have all eyes on Colorado's unusual new open primary system to see if it causes more harm than good.
Some of the ideas contained within the new policy agenda reflect the growing influence of the party's progressive wing.
More than 30 "disappointed and alarmed" senators penned a letter chastising civil rights enforcement at the Department of Education.
Debates have many useful functions, but determining winners and losers is not one of them.
New research finds getting people to consider their own internal conflicts softens their perceived differences with their political opponents.