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
Obama and Romney are clearly more pragmatists than ideologues, but are they both avoiding talking about what really needs to be done?
As the case of Malala Yousafzai shows, educational inequalities breed conflict and repression and hurt all nations
How one little phrase became a potent political symbol
The question itself is offensive and racist. Here’s why
Last night’s encounter was more like a playground squabble between two men who needed a time out
A group of rebel pastors is breaking the U.S. tax code which prohibits churches and other non-profits from engaging in electoral politics
Politics doesn’t need to be more nice; it needs to be more real
Tribal — and religious — distinctions that used to define our leaders and ourselves have fallen away
TIME’s finest political minds joined mayors from around the country at this year’s Chicago Ideas Week to talk about the state of the Union and the presidential race.