A Deadly Weekend in America Renews Attention to Congress' Languishing Gun-Control Bills
Could a weekend of deadly violence in the United States lead to federal gun-law reform?
Court Packing Won't Happen, but Calling Out the Court as Partisan Can Work Just as Well
As Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, and Kamala Harris mull packing the Supreme Court, they'd be wise to turn to the lessons of FDR's failure to do so.
Democratic Candidates Need to Call to Abolish the Filibuster
Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Kirsten Gillibrand have all defended the Senate's filibuster. But any progressive agenda relies on it being ended.
Democrats and Republicans Support Clean and Renewable Energy, a New Survey Finds
There are important distinctions to make between the two when it comes to policy resolutions like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal, however.
How Mitch McConnell Helped Shape the Future of the Supreme Court
The Republican senator has made it his primary goal to help the GOP continue winning elections, and by laying the groundwork for the Trump presidency, he's done just that.
Senate Votes to Open the Government—for Three More Weeks
The Senate voted on Monday to advance a continuing resolution funding the government through February 8th. The House is expected to pass the resolution.
McConnell Urges Moore to Withdraw From Senate Race
Mitch McConnell is the latest and most high-profile Republican to publicly denounce Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.
How the Proposed GOP Tax Plan Will Punish Disabled Americans
Tax credits and medical deductions make many disabled lives easier. The GOP wants to end them.
How Republicans Can Save Themselves on Health Care
Hint: Start taking credit for your own wins—including the Affordable Care Act.
Senate Still Hoping to Repeal Obamacare Without a Replacement
But that plan seems doomed.
Viewfinder: Protesting the Senate's Health-Care Bill in D.C.
Police arrest a woman protesting against the Senate Republicans' draft health-care bill outside the Capitol Hill office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on June 22nd, 2017.
The Senate's Obamacare Repeal Bill Does Exactly What You Think It Would
The new bill makes deep cuts to Medicaid and offers less generous premium subsidies for older people.
At Paris, the United States Finally Has a Chance to Be a Climate Hero
President Obama's handling of the Keystone Pipeline is just the latest in a series of moves by the administration that position America to lead negotiations—in spite of domestic denialism.