Colin Kaepernick and other athletes have a better claim on the United States’s symbols and their meaning.
Two authors, Mark Lilla and Henry Olsen, see a politics rejecting the broad messages of Roosevelt and Reagan for the narrow claims of victim-group grievance and purist ideology.
In an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, Sean Spicer demonstrated why those fleeing the administration may find it difficult to start fresh.
By leading with DACA, Trump puts immigration control on the path to failure.
What the president is saying by pardoning America’s second-most famous birther
It was a performance that seemed designed to garner immediate approval, and it failed to grapple with long-term challenges.
Charlottesville marks a new era of even bolder assertion of the right to threaten violence for political purposes.
President Trump is attacking the Senate for his own failures—and after Charlottesville, senators may realize the damage they’re inflicting on their own party by standing by him.
When the president’s opponents violate norms to undermine him, they do lasting damage to American security.
Trump’s failure in health care wasn’t tactical. It was that he refused to acknowledge or redress the fundamental issues.
With efforts to repeal Obamacare collapsing, the GOP faces a difficult landscape as it looks ahead to 2018.
The Senate majority leader is punishing and rewarding senators all at once—in ways that diminish everybody in his caucus other than himself.
With the president letting Putin off the hook for meddling in elections, it's up to the congressional GOP to defend the integrity of American democracy.
The problem was not so much the speech as the speaker.
Commitment to liberalism once distinguished the United States—now, it’s the disdain of American elites for the troubles of their fellow citizens that sets the nation apart.
The bills before Congress get it wrong—what’s needed is incremental reform in a conservative direction.
Mounting evidence that Trump’s election was aided by Russian interference presents a challenge to the American system of government—with lasting consequences for democracy.
The president’s attempt to intimidate James Comey didn’t merely backfire—it may also embolden hostile regimes to conclude his other threats are equally empty.
The Republican triumph in an affluent, educated Georgia congressional district showed GOP voters standing by their president.
A new book points to the importance of strong conservative parties—and warns about the consequences when they fall short.