A new Republican caucus will tackle conservation and climate change. Is the GOP changing its tune or merely paying lip service to environmental issues?
The magazine's demise signals the further erosion of conservatism as a coherent ideology—and its replacement by a Trump personality cult.
Here's what that means for policymaking in the U.S.
In a new analysis, researchers at the Kaiser Family Foundation looked at the cumulative effects of the Republican Party's actions on health insurance premiums.
In describing political preference, "right" and "left" may be more than a metaphor.
Given their narrow majority, Senate Republicans prefer to let Andrew Wheeler continue as acting administrator rather than squeeze in another confirmation fight before the November mid-terms.
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What do you call an organization where total loyalty to a charismatic but volatile leader is strictly enforced?
We'll know in a few months whether Democratic leaders have lost control of their party.
New research finds Democrats aren't similarly swayed by facial stereotypes, which could give the party an advantage.
A Pacific Standard analysis shows the oil and gas industry is among the tax bill's greatest financial beneficiaries.
Rather than a full repeal of the Dickey Amendment, Republicans agree to include a provision in the spending bill to clarify that they never prohibited research on gun violence in the first place.
Political parties at every level of government choose their nominees through primaries. That's the most important decision a party can make—and an organization's most important decisions should be made by members of that organization.
Republican representatives make up more than half of those choosing to not seek re-election.
Accusing the left of fascism only helps the real fascists.
New research offers leftists a clever way to appeal to those on the right.