It’s time for people of every color to recommit to our national ideals
Last week’s long lines and dirty tricks prove we need tougher laws to protect voting rights
We are still the only developed nation without paid maternal or paternal leave, and our lack of a childcare system is a scandal
Results across the country show the fragility of the reform agenda
In stark contrast to the hope and optimism he stirred in 2008, President Obama won ugly this time
Perpetual partisan strife is the rule, not the exception, in American politics. So get ready for the fight to go—and on.
Five prominent Republicans explain why they support Mitt Romney
Four prominent Democrats explain why they support President Barack Obama
For those of us in the Northeast, Hurricane Sandy tested all kinds of systems — the logistical, the political, the personal — and like all tests, it revealed a lot about who we are. It showed that our infrastructure is …
The majority of undecideds are female. Have they abdicated their responsibility to be well-informed citizens?
But a close election could leave the U.S. more divided than ever
Lincoln died because of his support for giving blacks the vote. What would he make of “felony disenfranchisement” laws that disproportionately prevent black men from voting?
No other country — and there are many other success stories out there — ascribes to such a chest-thumping, predictable creed as the United States