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The House speaker said the presumptive Republican nominee first needs to unify the party and embrace “conservative principles.”
College students are being told that “we cannot look at the world and say it is messed up and fix it without working on ourselves.” That is exactly the wrong advice to give them.
The longtime New York Assembly speaker was convicted last November on seven corruption charges.
One Republican’s attempt stop the integration of women into the military might end up making them eligible for the draft.
What is the difference between civil redistricting and intentional disenfranchisement?
What if more politicians wandered away from their sympathetic crowds to engage directly with people of opposing views?
The Republican front-runner’s repetition of a blatantly ridiculous story about Ted Cruz’s father shows his symbiotic relationship with the press.
What’s the difference between politics and basketball in Indiana?
In Indiana, an outsider candidate for Senate struggles to replicate the enthusiasm that has propelled Trump and Cruz.
A new White House report links higher hourly incomes to lower rates of law-breaking.
A fundraising fight between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton highlights competing visions over money in politics, and how to strengthen the political left.
The Massachusetts Supreme Court will decide whether a local shrine should be tax-exempt—a decision that could have broad implications for faith organizations in America.
She dominated among the white working class in Kentucky and West Virginia in 2008, but many of those voters have deserted her this time around.
The comedian's n-bomb at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner highlights a generational shift in black culture.
The billionaire’s bid for the nomination was opposed by many insiders—but his success reveals the ascendance of other elements of the party coalition.
Republicans lawmakers plan to sue Governor Terry McAuliffe over his executive order restoring voting rights to former felons.
Former Senator Jim DeMint says that in states that have enacted strict requirements, “elections begin to change towards more conservative candidates.”
If the Texan loses to Donald Trump in Indiana, it will be a fitting coda to a campaign in which he’s failed to win over the Christian voters expected to form his base of support.
Members of the House are trying to pass a bill that would suspend legislators' salaries if they can't pass a budget. They haven't had much success.
Don’t expect Hillary Clinton to stay above the fray in the general election—her campaign plans “sustained and brutal attacks” on Donald Trump.
Ted Cruz and John Kasich need big wins in the remaining primaries for a shot at the Republican nomination—too bad most people have already made up their minds.