What the Oregon State Senate Standoff Tells Us About the GOP and the Far Right
The Oregon GOP standoff was merely the most recent escalation of a far-right strategy that has been with us for a long time.
Did Fox News Quash Republican Support for the Green New Deal?
New research finds that the cable channel played an important role in shaping opinion about the GND.
The GOP Movement to Gut Medicaid Has Come to Tennessee
Tennessee has been purging people from its Medicaid rolls, while the legislature is working to promote caps on the program.
Trump's Racist Remarks Helped Boost Down-Ballot Republicans in 2016
A new analysis finds that appeals to racial resentment inspired some white voters to support candidates whose ideology was different from theirs.
Utah Is Ground Zero for the GOP's Plan to Limit Medicaid Expansion
A well-funded Medicaid expansion saves lives and money. Yet Utah and 14 other states are applying for work requirements in hopes of strangling the program.
How Trump Is Damaging Democracy, According to One Political Scientist
A Cornell University government scholar warns that false claims of voter fraud have dangerous long-term implications.
The Legal Case That Could Potentially Disrupt Trump's Signature Tax Cut
A lawsuit filed last month by four states attacks the legislation as it resulted in much higher federal taxes for many residents of high-tax states.
The GOP Tax Bill Is Designed to Bully Graduate Students
The GOP tax plan won't just shift wealth upward—it'll also remove the educational tools that make it possible for people to shift their own class status.
Tracking the Disingenuous Tactics Republicans Are Using to Defend the GOP Health Bill
Since the passage of the American Health Care Act, Republican members of Congress have tried to swing public opinion to their side.
America Will Never Embrace Gun Control Under Barack Obama
Why Obama's election also yielded a strange new obsession with gun rights.
The Vatican and the GOP: What Republican Casuistry Says About Pope Francis
Compassion has often counted as a "maverick" quality in the Holy See. Now Republicans are calling it political.
How Different Countries Involved in the Iranian Nuclear Negotiations Reported on That Letter
He-said-she-said has rarely been so fun to read.