We've never had fewer service alumni in Congress in our nation's history. And our current Congress is among the least productive ever.
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What we have been witnessing across the world in the form of uprisings are not simply a loud shout for single issues. These are people who bring with them new practices, new social values, new forms of organizing and a plethora of new ideas.
It's a puzzling time for politics in the UK. All the familiar fault lines have fractured to create new patterns of connection between old enemies, lea...
The movement that Obama created launched his campaign to a higher altitude than the conventional path. Now he needs to stay on message, keep making sense and let the center catch up with him.
So why, when in more and more districts, a vote to fund the war is a greater threat to incumbency than a vote to end it, do Hoyer and Pelosi still carry Bush's brackish water?
There should no longer be any doubts about Obama's ability to put together a winning coalition; polls show that this electorate will look very different from any pollsters have seen before.
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