Mueller's Testimony Doesn't Give Either Party What It Wants
And research shows that both Democrats and Republicans likely only heard what they wanted to hear.
When It Comes to Climate, Why Are We Willing to Sacrifice Lives for Money?
Of course addressing the climate crisis will cost money. The important question is how we can save and improve lives by spending it.
For Trump, LGBT Rights Are Foreign Policy, Not a Domestic Concern
The president pledged to protect LGBT people, but instead has infringed on their rights domestically.
Republican 'Climate Plans' Are Little More Than Industry Talking Points
Republicans in Congress are focusing climate legislation on innovation and carbon capture—two procrastination methods also favored by the fossil fuel industry.
Republicans Are the Main Purveyors of Identity Politics
American conservatives believe in white identity politics, a new survey shows.
Research on Americans' Policy Priorities This Year Reveals Growing Party Polarization
There are significant differences between what the Democratic and Republican parties hope to see the government address in 2019.
Why Is the GOP 'Losing With Women'? Leading Female Republicans Talk About How to Get More Votes.
A dispatch from the Southern Republican Leadership Conference.
Women's Success in the 2018 Mid-Terms Is About More Than a Blue Wave
Media outlets have been quick to attribute women's electoral achievements to Democrats but the reality is more complicated than that narrative suggests.
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.
The Right-Wing Plot to Take Over Student Governments
American conservatives keep attacking left-wing academics for what the right wing is actually doing.
Breaking Down the Ramifications of the Congressional Budget Deal
The latest deal, once again, kicked longstanding budget issues down the road, and puts more pressure on future generations.
National Labor Relations Board Member Appointed by Trump Faces Ethics Questions
William Emanuel has made decisions on NLRB cases that set beneficial precedents for clients represented by his previous employer.
Senator Dianne Feinstein Releases Transcript of Interview With Firm Behind Controversial Dossier
"The only way to set the record straight is to make the transcript public," Feinstein said in a statement.
GOP Tax Plan Would Cut Precious Resources for College Students
Paying for an education is already a difficult, if not impossible, task for many students. The republican tax bill won't provide any relief.
Despite Campaign Promises, Republican Tax Legislation Avoids Closing a Major Loophole
President Trump promised that he would end the carried interest loophole, but the most recent Republican tax reform bill leaves it intact.
Picking a Primary by Mail—How's That Going to Work?
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.
The Battle Between Republicans and the CBO Is Heating Up
Eight former CBO directors have some harsh words for Republicans.
Republicans Now View Banks More Favorably Than the Media or Universities
The partisan divide between Republicans' and Democrats' views of national institutions such as churches, universities, and the news media is rapidly growing.