A little-known federal body gives official approval to what appears on maps. Now it is caught in the middle of the country’s upheaval over racism and language.
Seeking reelection? It won’t be easy.
A bedrock principle is that no one—not even the president, much less the former president—is above the law, and if they commit crimes, they must answer for them.
Why have so many messages from top government officials disappeared?
A grisly speech about “law and order” pivots to GOP culture-war issues.
Allegations that the agency deleted texts from January 6, 2021, add to serious existing concerns about its independence and competence.
Some district attorneys in conservative states have promised not to bring charges post-Dobbs.
The January 6 committee has shown that the people closest and most loyal to Donald Trump were as aghast as anyone else at his coup attempt.
Almost 50 days later, attention is moving on, but officials still haven’t explained how police failed so badly.
Voters still long for the normalcy Joe Biden is struggling to deliver.
Making such statutes less porous requires approaches that are either extremely confusing or constitutionally problematic.
Colorado’s simple plan to increase voter registration is already working.
Cassidy Hutchinson’s account of Donald Trump’s behavior destroys any defense the president once had.
If even Rusty Bowers is willing to back Trump again, the outlook for popular democracy is very bleak.
Could the killing of a retired judge in Wisconsin signal more attacks to come?
America seems to have given up on preventing mass shootings and has resigned itself to responding faster and more courageously.
For a brief period, culminating two summers ago, the United States seemed to be on the verge of a serious rethinking.
The 6-foot-8 goateed Senate candidate prevailed in the Democratic primary less on the strength of detailed policy proposals than on vibes.
Persuadable people are out there, if Democrats just know where to look.
The effort to steal the election wasn’t subtle.
If 1994 brought the Republican Revolution and 2010 delivered the Tea Party to D.C., the 2022 election may bring something even more extreme.