Critics of the Voting Rights Act say its time has passed, but as the recent spate of voter-ID laws shows, that's hardly the case.
How did labor fare on Tuesday?
The GOP needs to fix more than its stands on policy.
Two years ago, social conservatives in Iowa successfully ousted three judges who had ruled in favor of marriage equality. This time, they lost.
Democrats gained back some of the chambers lost in 2010, but Republicans had big wins of their own.
This is the first time we've seen the president cry.
An encounter with the surreal, five miles above the earth
The GOP relies on voters who are most threatened by mass immigration.
From Albuquerque to Idaho, Americans voted to give a raise to the lowest paid and refused to strip workers of their rights.
I reveal the misleading term's provenance.
Female candidates may have made historic gains in the Senate, but elsewhere they only held steady.
Republicans won't be able to move forward until they deal with the failures of Bush.
This year, they did the most harm to their own side.
Time to reframe the debate on the fiscal cliff
Striking a deal with Republicans on entitlements would be a disastrous start to Obama's second term.