Politics

Racism Plays a Big Part in our Politics. Period.

It's absurd to believe otherwise.

Bill Clinton Strikes Again!

The former president makes his election-year debut with ad promoting Obama.

The Future of Marriage Equality

The Prospect​ tells you what's in store for election day, when three states are slated to consider allowing same-sex nuptials.

Staring into the Void of Mitt Romney

Mustering up outrage over the nothingness that is the GOP presidential candidate's platform makes as much sense as mustering up outrage over a galactic black hole.

Mitt Romney, Sexy Man

What do women want? Mitt, that's what.

Paul Ryan Is Way More Anti-Abortion Than You Thought

The Wisconsin representative has a consistent record of anti-abortion extremism.

Battle of the Romney Plans

Does Mitt’s or George’s approach to raising black student achievement make more sense?

Battle of the Romney Plans

Does Mitt’s or George’s approach to raising black student achievement make more sense?

The GOP's Platform Heels

Party manifestos may not be binding, but they are a good indication of what politicians will push for if elected.

Texas Says "No Thanks" to Women's Health Care

A federal court of appeals rules that the state can cut Planned Parenthood out of the Women's Health Program.

The Cost of Living Apart

Without neighborhood integration, Mitt Romney’s school-choice plan won’t close the achievement gap. George Romney knew better.

The Cost of Living Apart

Without neighborhood integration, Mitt Romney’s school-choice plan won’t close the achievement gap. George Romney knew better.

Barack Obama's Billionaire Problem

He just doesn't seem to like them.

No Touchdown for Paterno Biography

Joe Posnanski's new book on the Penn State coach fails to hold him accountable for the Sandusky scandal.

The GOP's Crazy Core

Does the across-the-board denunciation of Representative Todd Akin's comments mean that other Tea Party platforms are ready for dismantling?

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