Why Did the National Science Foundation Propose Slashing Its Own Social Science Budget?
Social science advocates and Democratic lawmakers suggest the White House was behind the NSF's proposed budget slashes.
Democratic House Members Call on Scott Pruitt to Explain the EPA's Use of Tax Dollars
Congressional Democrats have voiced their displeasure with the EPA with a flurry of letters recently.
The House Science Committee's Climate-Skeptic Chairman Is Retiring From Congress
While chair of the House Science Committee, Lamar Smith led unprecedented investigations of federal climate scientists.
Meet the Ordinary Americans Running for Congress in Response to Trump: Derrick Crowe
With the 2018 mid-terms still well over a year away, the field of congressional candidates is already becoming crowded with no-name insurgents. Pacific Standard spoke with a few of those novices about their decision to run.