Staying versus moving is one of the eternal tensions of American life. Americans have frequently moved: Consider how the…
The representative’s claims about stories reporting on the Trump administration are part of a universe of untruth.
He drew a careful distinction in his testimony between actual efforts to fight corruption and a public statement that would damage one of the president’s opponents.
New York’s stop-and-frisk policy is just one example of the former mayor’s lack of respect for civil liberties.
Ambassador Gordon Sondland delivered a bombshell this morning.
A consistent reading of the Constitution suggests that the current process of succession is constitutional—and that barring Trump from running again would not be.
What I mean when I say I’m in the resistance
Presidents can’t wave a magic wand and make single-payer insurance happen. Voters deserve to know how the 2020 candidates would really govern.
A company once driven by engineers became driven by finance.
A series of crises has again brought the administration below its baseline of chaos—but this time, can the president recover?
The emails of a key presidential aide show an extremist ideology influencing policy in the White House.
In the Watergate era, high-level aides prevented Nixon’s abuses of power. Trump’s underlings can do the same.
Progressives used to argue that the Constitution doesn’t see race. Now conservatives have weaponized that same idea.
The president is turning to the same strategies he used against Robert Mueller to fend off Congress.
The Trump administration wants to use eminent domain to build the border wall.
The Democratic Party’s establishment is in denial about the ways in which concentrated riches are warping society and contributing to the disunity it seeks to heal.
President Trump’s pardons for three service members accused of war crimes will have lasting consequences.
The president’s latest pardons reveal that he wants his fighters unconstrained by modern laws of armed conflict.
The real threat to democracy comes not from an imagined deep state, but from a weak state of hollowed-out institutions and battered and belittled public servants.
More than two centuries after it was designed to empower southern white voters, the system continues to do just that.