Mayor Jennifer Roberts on urban growth, tolerance, poverty, and why rural areas and cities need different rules: America isn’t “one-size-fits-all.”
Like other southern cities, it's becoming more inclusive—but finding equity more elusive.
The GOP needs to broaden its appeal to continue to thrive, but its presumptive nominee is busily alienating the voters it most needs to attract.
According to exit polls, one of the biggest gaps between Clinton and Sanders has been supporters’ actual loyalty to the Democratic Party.
Trump’s core promise is to return to white, working-class Americans what they feel they’ve lost.
This election will widen the distance between the class and racial composition of each party’s core of support.
Clinton has built dominant leads in delegates and the popular vote, but the tenacious Vermont senator is blocking her effort to consolidate support.
White working-class voters defect from the Democrats, as white college-educated voters abandon the Republicans—a reversal a Clinton-Trump race could cement
With whites now making up less than half of America’s K-12 students, the country’s success or failure in the 21st century will be decided in the classroom.
Many Europeans see the rise of Trump as part of a broad and disturbing trend towards far-right nativist nationalism.
Trump’s only viable road to the White House requires him to improve his standing within a group that has favored the GOP, but been cool to Trump.
The billionaire consistently beat out his Republican opponents in the U.S. presidential race among the voters who matter.
By speaking to the discontents of neglected groups of voters, the two men—who share little else in common—have both found political success.
This presidential contest has been marked by unusually consistent cultural loyalties since it began, which could say a lot about the final result.
If Bernie Sanders hangs in until the Democratic nomination convention in July, three of the past five nominating fights will have gone the distance.
The Democrat has made historic gains in national polls, but it still might not be enough to overtake Hillary Clinton.
It wasn’t perfect, but critics forget that the legislation was a bipartisan effort addressing a genuine need.
Win or lose, the Democrat has already accelerated a major generational shift within the Democratic party.
As the Republican candidate attempts to solidify his hold on his supporters, it becomes harder for him to gain any ground with other voters.
If he can’t win over voters in states like Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Iowa, his route to the presidency will quickly reach a dead end.