Cecile Richards stepped down at a perilous moment for the reproductive-rights movement—but she leaves behind a potent legacy.
She dismisses those who tell her to step aside, but at this rate she will harm her political future and aid the GOP.
Congress will have to study the effect of this long-standing practice, while renewed attention to the issue is bringing it out of the shadows.
The new rule allowing babies onto the Senate floor is a step in the right direction, but nonetheless underscores Congress’s tradition-loving, change-phobic culture.
As the culture war between gay rights and religious liberty rages, conservatives are livid that the president renominated Chai Feldblum at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Unless reformers can figure out a way to get iron-fisted Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to say “MeToo,” Congress may very well miss its reform moment.
Few agenda items between now and the midterms qualify as a “must do”—meaning that most won’t get done.
The debate around sexual-harassment legislation is playing out in the Maryland General Assembly, where reform advocates say leadership is loath to embrace changes.
If there are any new restrictions on firearms, expect them to be minor.
Possessed of that blend of innocence and savvy peculiar to teenagers, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas survivors indeed have emerged as a rare, perhaps even unique, voice in the dispute over guns.
In many ways, this intra-gender debate feels appropriate, healthy even. But is it inhibiting the movement’s progress?
Republican lawmakers are showing small signs of revolt over the Trump administration’s nominees.
The most out-there political players, like Sheriff Joe Arpaio, typically aren’t the ones considered to be the future of their parties.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are attempting to curb sexual harassment in Congress.
Disdain for playing by the rules, delight in shocking their audiences, and hunger for the approval of the elites they mock—there’s a lot that Michael Wolff and Donald Trump share in common.
Off-year contests are often snoozefests, but last year voters turned out in droves.
The almost infinite shades of creepy misbehavior on display are challenging the legal and cultural categories used to describe them.
The president attacked a senator who has emerged as a crusader against all manner of sexual misbehavior by political leaders.
There are multiple categories of creeps and creepiness that female aides, interns, and even members quickly learn to look out for.
After laboring for years to close the gender gap, GOP strategists are suddenly facing a gender chasm.