The presumptive successor to John Boehner abruptly ended his bid after determining he could not get the support he needed from conservatives.
Any attempt to address mass incarceration has to begin with an effort to tackle crime—and the social conditions linked to its rise.
The family of the man killed by a South Carolina police officer in April will receive $6.5 million.
Autopsy reports show that the state used potassium acetate instead of potassium chloride in the January lethal injection of Charles Warner.
Everyone thought it would be Kevin McCarthy. But the four-term congressman and second-ranking Republican in the House surprised…
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The German automaker’s top U.S. executive appeared before lawmakers Thursday about the recent emissions scandal.
The vice president seems to be building his bid on emotion, not substance—and that’s unlikely to carry him very far.
The Texas senator and Republican presidential candidate rallied supporters last weekend at Funspot, the self-proclaimed largest arcade in America.
An influential journalist who supports the presidential candidate offers an unusually naked defense of her ends-justify-the-means approach to public life.
Even as election junkies become more focused on opinion data, the quality of that data seems to be getting worse. And now, Gallup decides to skip the presidential primary altogether.
The Democratic frontrunner came out against the Trans Pacific Partnership, siding with the party base over her former boss.
Why is Lawrence Lessig, an important early-internet icon, going full Nader?
The billionaire real-estate developer defends eminent domain as "wonderful,” and conservatives promptly pounce.
The elite university needs to address Calhoun College’s history without wiping out important educational opportunities.
Critics who charge that prioritizing police killings over other, more prevalent forms of violence misunderstand the purpose and methods of the movement.
And why it fails.
If conservatives deny Kevin McCarthy the 218 votes he needs to win, just about anything’s possible.