The Democratic presidential candidate is calling for $275 billion in new spending on roads, bridges, rails, and airports, but even that might be well short of what the nation needs.
The protesters are getting pushback.
A century and a half after Reconstruction, fights over voter suppression and police brutality reveal that it remains an unfinished project.
The search for an impartial panel has highlighted the extent of the city’s entanglement with its troubled criminal-justice system.
This, my friends, is why the Internet exists. This moment right here. pic.twitter.com/nrOKORosUa — Doug…
The Paris attacks have brought new proposals, but legislators seem no closer to passing a resolution.
A black student posted “White Only” signs on water fountains to highlight systemic racism—and provoked an uproar.
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.
Jeb Bush, John Kasich, and other presidential contenders appease Donald Trump at their own peril.
What I learned from attending a town-hall meeting and listening to students’ concerns
On the eve of the Paris climate talks, let’s get back to “sustainable capitalism.” After my piece about…
Nuts-and-bolts Washington coverage has shifted to subscription-based publications, while the capitol’s traditional outlets have shrunk.
3 people died and 9 more were injured after a gunman attacked a facility in Colorado Springs; a suspect is in custody.
A Chicago cop now faces murder charges—but will anyone hold his colleagues, his superiors, and elected officials accountable for their failures?
Latest: Police respond to active shooter at Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs: https://t.co/hLC2AYDxHX —…
Knowing a voter’s second choice for president might say more about the future of the race than asking them for their first.
Students at Princeton University are protesting the ways it honors the former president, who once threw a civil-rights leader out of the White House.
As the public’s fear and loathing surge, the frontrunner’s durable candidacy has taken a dark turn.
Activists are clashing in the streets with the same police force whose actions they’re protesting.
Last November, politicians sparred over President Obama’s executive action on immigration. This year, it’s the Syrian refugee debate that’s tapping into concerns about American identity.