The American Staff
Arthur Schlesinger Jr.
Eliza Newlin Carney
Lobbyists are flocking to Capitol Hill, seeking to further weaken financial regulation through spending bill riders.
If the Sanders Revolution is ever to come to fruition, the Bernie Brigades will have to vote for and work for Hillary Clinton’s election in the fall.
Rachel M. Cohen
New research suggests affordable housing can create segregation not only within and between communities, but also within the subsidized housing system itself.
The wind industry’s rising success in Oklahoma has kicked off a high-dollar lobbying fight by fossil fuels executives determined to regain ground.
Christopher S. Parker
Donald Trump’s undisguised bigotry has alienated vast blocs of voters, but at least it makes racism in America impossible to deny.
Senator Warren is not running, but she will be a major influence this year.
Here’s what the Democratic nominee—and all of us—should consider in thinking about the vice presidency.
What would it take to get the “broken engine of progressive politics” working again?
Hedge funds make big returns by manipulating markets in ways that are illegal for small investors. Remind us: Why are they permitted?
How hedge funders spurred the pro-charter political network.