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.
Defenders of Alabama’s Roy Moore are politicizing a problem that crosses party lines.
Congress has all the necessary elements for a perfect storm of predation.
Women who once worked at the New Republic reflect on their experiences with the legendary literary editor, who is now facing allegations of workplace “misconduct.”
Despite controlling all three branches of government, Republican voters are still angry with their representation in Congress.
Young, ambitious politicians are growing impatient with their older colleagues and their tendency to stay in Congress’ upper chamber to an advanced age.