To clarify that title: when you pull a prank on this particular day, you're supposed to reveal yourself as the prankster by yelling "April Fools!" (or...
When the clock, the year, and the lame duck congress all ran out, so did what the Conventional Wisdom considered President Obama's best shot at immigration reform.
A collection of senior lawmakers gathered at a Washington panel last Wednesday to reflect on the possibility of cooperation across party lines in the 112th Congress.
When people in Washington use the word "bipartisan," they're usually talking about a backroom deal. Why don't progressives and tea partiers get together and show them some real bipartisanship?
Pundits are now beginning to say Obama is on a comeback, which is a stunning turnaround from less than two months ago, when the president sheepishly began using the word "shellacking" for the midterm results.
A couple of weeks ago the US House of Representatives approved the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, better known as the DREAM A...
When I hear news reports that forecast snowfall, I grimace. Not because I don't love making a good old-fashioned snowman as much as the next guy. It's the absurdity from conservatives that follows, which makes me cringe.
Any pundit who advises Obama to "move to the center" must be required to define exactly what he or she means by "center." The political "center" of American politics is a moving target.
At the Good Men Project Magazine, we want to believe that there are a few good men in politics. We need to believe it. So we spent the last few months looking for them.
If your best relationship in life is with a white powder, an alcoholic substance or any type of prescription drug, then you are living a very lonely existence.
When you hear that birthright citizenship is not part of the America conceived by the Founding Fathers, take a strong drink of skepticism.
Al Qaeda wins even if its terrorist attacks fail, so long as it sees the U.S. reacting with alarm - allowing itself to be "terrorized."
It will be interesting to see whether an old idea -- that anyone born here is part of the United States by right -- will survive the bruising arguments over who belongs, who's in, and who's out.
I'll agree with Sen. Lindsey Graham on one thing: "Americans still wait for justice." But Graham's explanation for why we haven't yet seen justice is actually backwards.
A push for job creation would bring work for many people now simmering in the toxic right-wing media bubble instead. The conditions fueling the Obama backlash may lift -- if we can somehow lift the conditions holding back America as a whole.
Now that the first wave of information from the 14th Amendment debate has passed, it is time to examine the origins of this issue and others like it a bit more closely.