The state prides itself on its abolitionist history. But its identity has been shaken by recent racist incidents.
In its later seasons, the show started relying on heavy-handed historical references to do the difficult work of character-building.
His racism and intolerance have always been in evidence; only slowly did he begin to understand how to use them to his advantage.
As with many epic fantasies, the show’s heroes are framed as liberators and defenders of the common people—despite holding absolute power.
There’s no consensus on abolishing the Electoral College, which has countered the popular vote in two of the past five presidential elections.
In New England, a few Republican governors cling to the views that most of their party has abandoned—and are more popular for it.
Representative Don Beyer of Virginia has proposed a plan for ranked-choice voting that would make the U.S. House less partisan and more representative for all.
A number of left-wing thinkers are calling for America to ditch the Senate. Why is the long-shot idea gaining popularity?
Cathy McMorris Rodgers is the most powerful Republican woman in the country. But in the “year of the woman,” she’s in a fight for her political life.
Unknowns dominate the race for Congress.
Knute Buehler, a rare GOP moderate, thinks he can knock off Kate Brown, Oregon’s not-so-popular Democratic governor. But the Trump winds could make it a hard year for ticket splitting in a blue state.