Congress's proposal to fix the broken agency risks taking the country back to the patronage-job system of the 19th century.
Watching big companies abandoning corporate citizenship shows the flaw in the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision.
It's been a year since the Supreme Court gutted the law, and racial justice remains elusive.
Don't be fooled by a new report from the Pew Research Center. Both sides are more politicized these days, but it's not equal.
It's not just Eric Cantor. Reformist conservatives have good ideas, but until they drop the idea that all government is bad, they'll never be realistic.
The next head of the Department of Veterans Affairs needs to be a skilled administrator rather than a decorated soldier.
The best solution to the increasingly politicized and unseasoned Court is to limit justices to 18-year terms.
From the defeat of a bipartisan energy bill to an endangered judicial nominee, Republican obstruction in the Senate hasn't stopped since Harry Reid invoked the "nuclear option."
There are strong ideas on the table that transcend ideology and would strengthen the nation. Yet they're going nowhere.
Even if the Republican is sincere in his outreach to the poor, his spending plan would hurt the neediest Americans by cutting the programs on which they rely.
Obama isn't stalled out because he can't lead like Johnson, Reagan, or Clinton—it's because the nature of the opposition party has changed.
The Supreme Court's ruling on campaign finance means that all but the most blatant corruption is likely to escape the law's scrutiny.
PED use in baseball merited a Congressional hearing. A similar investigation should be probing into educational institutions' use of athletics and athletes for profit.
The ranks of civil servants face miserable brain drain if Congress persists with pay freezes, benefit cuts, and badmouthing dedicated employees.
A winning midterm would encourage the GOP's worst impulses toward obstruction, hearten the 2016 presidential field, and bottle up Obama nominees.
When Republican Dave Camp released his plan, observers on the left and right praised it. Then reality set in.
The president needs Putin as his ally to accomplish his most ambitious second-term goals.
The tax agency wants to clarify rules that govern political committees operating as "social-welfare" groups. Dark money's backers aren't taking it sitting down.
Why can't Congress get anything done? Just look at the list of recent retirees and resigned representatives.
Few legislators have had as great an influence as the Michigan Democrat—and few ever will.