Long before Donald Trump proposed banning Muslims from entering the United States, the GOP believed that Muslims were a natural constituency.
After newspapers stepped up to provide data government hadn’t collected, Director James Comey called the lack of reliable information “ridiculous.”
Last week, The Washington Post told writers it was OK to use “they” as a singular, non-gender specific pronoun when…
State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez announced she would not prosecute an officer in the October 2014 death of Ronald Johnson.
Democrats, once critics of Bush-era terror policies, have decided they’re a useful tool, while Republicans have rediscovered the importance of due process.
News that Tashfeen Malik pledged allegiance to ISIS likely explains what motivated the San Bernardino attackers—but it raises other questions.
A baffling, surreal scene just played out on the two networks, where the landlord of the San Bernardino shooting suspects…
The candidate: You’re not going to believe this, but Donald Trump The gaffe: Speaking to the Republican Jewish Coalition…
The technical definition of such acts is often at odds with public understanding.
The president holds a mirror up to America, and finds the U.S. exceptional in grotesque ways.
The retired neurosurgeon is in a full-fledged slide, as evangelical voters and the media alike flock to Ted Cruz.
He may be known as an unyielding conservative, but on issues from national defense to political experience, the Texas senator is staking out a position as the goldilocks candidate.
A week after officials released a video of an officer shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the superintendent had lost the trust of the community.
How the Democratic candidate’s evolving self-identification tells the story of women in American politics
The candidate: Donald Trump, of course. The gaffe: During the dustup over Trump’s imagined massive Muslim celebrations in…
The Republican frontrunner’s abrupt cancellation of a press conference with 100 black pastors is symptomatic of his struggles with African American voters.
Authorities haven’t decided to charge the suspects with hate crimes after they allegedly opened fire at a police-brutality protest.
Activists are clashing in the streets with the same police force whose actions they’re protesting.
The candidate: Hillary Clinton The gaffe: Perhaps it’s more the denouement of a gaffe. During a Facebook chat Tuesday…
The Texas senator, known for attention-grabbing stunts, has quietly caught up to Trump in Iowa.