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Has the GOP Been Right About Anything This Century?

Byron Williams | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics
Byron Williams

The party in its current state suffers from a toxic form of insufferable certainty based on a track record that has proven consistently wrong, rendering it unable to compromise. Eschewing that compromise is the hallmark of American democracy.

Kate Sheppard

Lindsey Graham Has An Entirely Reasonable Position On Climate Change, Sometimes | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) officially entered the race for the Republican presidential nomination on Monday, he also joined an ex...

Puzzling Polls Signal Disconnect

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

If the recent polls, including the CNN/ORC one released the week of December 23, are any indication, then America has lost its collective mind.

A Modest Proposal to Restore Constitutional Government

Carl Pope | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Carl Pope

While the Tea Party may display the Constitution at their rallies, their movement and their current strategy in Congress are at their heart fundamentally anti-Constitutionalist and anti-Madisonian.

Our Daughters Are Not for Sale

Malika Saada Saar | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact
Malika Saada Saar

Today, we are bringing together the "Women of the House"--Republican and Democrat--and girl survivors of trafficking to address this modern-day form of slavery.

An Inconvenient Truth

Chris Williams | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Chris Williams

Truth is the one word that seems to have lost its meaning for two candidates vying to become president and vice president of our nation.

It's Smaller Government, Stupid

Bill Schneider | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Bill Schneider

If this campaign were a debate over economic growth, Obama would probably lose. Instead, Republicans are turning it into a debate over the safety net.

The House Declares War on the Most Vulnerable Women Among Us

David Leopold | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
David Leopold

Knowing they will face serious political heat for doing the right thing, these members of Congress demonstrated something Speaker Boehner and his political lieutenants did not -- a steadfast commitment to women, children and all victims of violence.

Sam Stein

Democrats Caution: Franken Won't Drastically Change Political Realities | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Moments after former Sen. Norm Coleman conceded the drawn-out Minnesota Senate election to Al Franken, Gov. Tim Pawlenty said that that he would sign ...