The party has looked unified compared to the fractious Republican presidential field, but contentious issues—like increasing crime—are starting to tear it apart.
Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, and Carly Fiorina tussled in the second Republican debate—but who left looking like a commander in chief?
Now we’re getting somewhere. A month ago, The New York Times posted an oped by a Canadian novelist…
Rank-and-file GOPers are giving vent to their disappointment and frustration—and with or without Trump, their insurrectionary mood seems unlikely to change.
“Maybe next to Michael Dukakis’s, it is the least romantic, poetic and uplifting Democratic campaign in decades.”…
Donors are pressing the one-time frontrunner to take off his gloves, but the former Florida governor has more to lose than to gain from such attacks.
What explains the outrage at Prime Minister Stephen Harper?
Most candidates survived Thursday’s debate intact, but two frontrunners failed to meet high expectations.
The unlikely frontrunner’s unpredictability and refusal to bow to party taboos is exactly why he will survive criticism about his first-debate performance.
Donald Trump has gained political traction by demagoguing on an issue more responsible leaders have neglected.
The deal is done. What can be done to clean up the mess?
Three Atlantic writers debate the merits of the nuclear agreement.
Don’t scrap the agreement—improve it.
Five ways Tuesday’s announcement reshapes the terms of the domestic political debate
Having Americans labor for longer hours would boost their incomes, but the balance of his agenda would lower their wages.
The unwillingness of the former secretary of state to take questions from the press contrasts sharply with Jeb Bush’s marked affinity for public disclosure.
Instead of attempting to undo the Affordable Care Act, the GOP should try to fix the legislation’s flaws.
No single law could have stopped the tragedy in Charleston, but incremental steps can reduce the risk of future attacks.
For the first time in a decade, Russia spent a higher portion of its GDP on defense than the U.S. in 2013.
The urgent case for stopping the flow of illegal migrants across the Mediterranean