As many as 95 percent of schools are out of reach for low-income students.
Next America's analysis of Pew data reveals that religious divergence characterizes today’s Republican and Democratic coalitions.
Surely, we can figure out how to respect our kaleidoscope society and protect ourselves, too.
Economic and social change helps Democrats keep the White House and city halls—while the GOP wins everything else.
The president is taking steps on climate change that a Republican successor might find hard to undo.
In the past, congressional ideologues wanted party discipline and centralized power. Now, they want anything but.
By bowing out, Biden increases odds Clinton can consolidate voters of color and working-class whites. That will pressure Sanders to expand his base.
An exclusive look at states where the GOP front-runner splits Republican voters along class and education lines.
The 2016 Democratic contenders are betting they can sell a changing country on a more ambitiously liberal agenda than Bill Clinton or even Barack Obama offered.
Their success at the polls hinges on how voting power evolves among key groups in the primary electorate.
U.S. Conference of Mayors outlines federal wish list for 2016.
Racial diversity, birthright citizenship, and Planned Parenthood are among the most contentious issues.
The 15 candidates diverged sharply on how to regain the White House in a changing country.
On the eve of the CNN GOP debate, a new poll shows that many upscale Republicans question his qualifications and temperament.
A presidential campaign that centers on immigration, race, and gay rights will polarize a diversifying nation.
It’s the first time this conservative group speaks openly about these policies.
Costumes and roleplay are the highlights of Atlanta sci-fi convention and parade.
It’s a huge gamble for candidates to bet that the first states matter less in the supersized new presidential campaign world.
Iowa will be a litmus test on immigration when voters caucus in February. But the conflict is already brewing.
A look back at New Orleans in the ten-year wake of Hurricane Katrina.