Critics of House Republicans keep saying they're just trying to score political points. But partisan hackery doesn't make transparency less important.
He criticized its invocation during the Bush years, and pledged to run the most transparent administration ever. But his hypocrisy is unlikely to hurt him.
The Bush official was trying to persuade President-elect Obama to retain certain interrogation techniques. He wanted to ram a guy into a wall too.
Though he has endorsed the presumptive GOP nominee, the senator took to National Review Online to assert Congress's role in declaring war.
By passing legislation, the House and Senate could rein in executive excesses and perhaps prevent restrictionists from becoming radicalized.
Unlike most professions, they aren't admitted based on a high stakes test. Instead, they must prove themselves proficient in specific tasks.
The Justice Department knows scores of men are locked up for acts that weren't criminal -- it's yet another injustice Holder has been unable or unwilling to remedy.
Important interviews with top White House aide David Plouffe and Senator Joe Lieberman give advocates for openness reason to despair.
Like President Obama, he proposes circumventing the Constitution. What will his anti-war endorser Senator Rand Paul say?
An opportunity to kill bad guys can blind presidents and their supporters to the costs and unintended consequences of their preemptive attacks.
We asked readers to weigh in on Chris Hayes' new book about how elites are failing America. Here's what some of them had to say.
Inspired by Vogue's Anna Wintour, Obama 2012 is selling pricey merchandise by high-end designers to help fund the campaign.
A provocative new book by blames the failure of elites for our woes. But solving the problems is harder than diagnosing them.
He's likely be remembered that way if re-elected, George Packer argues, but it's tough to see the evidence so far.
The radio host insists that cops, firefighters, and teachers belong to the private sector rather than the public -- simply because he values what they do.
The pursuit of favorable historical judgment skews politicians' goals away from small but meaningful improvements.
The Kentucky senator proposed legislation that would force police to follow the Constitution by getting a warrant before using unmanned aerial vehicles.
It's more common to lose liberty after trusting government with too much power than too little, but state-secrets sycophants behave as if blind trust is the safer course.
The idea that matrimony leads to children is cultural, not legal. Traditionalists would benefit if they recognized the distinction.
The president hasn't endangered national security -- and Congress is pursuing the wrong solution. America needs less classified info, not fewer leaks.