Vermont has weathered the pandemic better than any other state, making Phil Scott a surprising star in Bernie Sanders’s backyard.
One year after widespread protests, state reforms have brought accountability to policing, if not an end to brutality.
The historically libertarian organization now says that strict public-health measures protect freedom rather than limit it.
The answer to one of the most vexing debates in American politics is an idea that everyone hates.
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Representative Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey is threatening to derail the Democrats’ carefully laid infrastructure strategy. Here he explains why he’s not ready to fold.
Why was the administration so slow to evacuate U.S. allies in Afghanistan trying to flee the Taliban?
Democrats hold their leaders to higher standards than Republicans do. When they abandoned the New York governor, he had no choice but to quit.
The president won’t be able to celebrate the Senate’s bipartisan passage of an infrastructure bill until Democrats deliver the rest of his economic agenda this fall.
GOP senators may have blocked the infrastructure agreement they negotiated, but the president may still win.
In standing up to Donald Trump, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger likely sacrificed a second term.
They claim that democracy is under threat, but they lack the collective will to save it.
COVID-19 case counts are plummeting and vaccinations are up, but hardly anyone can get across the border.
For Democrats who want to scrap the Senate filibuster, the GOP’s move to block a January 6 commission is the perfect fight.
The CDC’s surprising mask announcement was not just a public-health milestone.
The modern Republican Party does not tolerate criticism of its once—and current—leader.
The Philadelphia district attorney’s reelection bid will test whether a progressive prosecutor can survive a spike in gun violence.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s reform plan looks a lot better now that Donald Trump is no longer president.
Democrats are criticizing Republicans for pushing restrictive voting laws. But states such as Joe Biden’s Delaware can make casting a ballot difficult.
The party is trying to ban partisan gerrymandering nationwide, but aggressively redrawing districts in blue states like New York might be the only way to preserve its House majority.
State GOP lawmakers want to maximize their party’s advantage in the next presidential race, but their approach is far from consistent.