The Prospect's editor-at-large reflects on a time when the Democratic gatherings were more than just a media show.
Supporters of the Massachusetts Dem thought she had a lock on Ted Kennedy’s old Senate seat. But the campaign has proved that’s far from true.
Low, but not the lowest ever.
Why hasn't the Obama administration tried to prosecute any Bush-era torture crimes?
Which tells us absolutely nothing about their policies.
It probably won't change anything.
Racial stereotypes keep the gold medalist from the choicest endorsement deals.
The Republican convention sought to convince swing voters—all evidence to the contrary—that the party does not hate women, minorities, and the poor.
The new "card of last resort" means everyone in the state can get an ID—but that hardly solves all the problem's with the state's strict requirement.
A panel of judges rejects a discriminatory law—and Texas Republicans have only themselves to blame.
Mitt Romney wants to be president, but he doesn’t want us to see him.
The president's visit to Charlottesville brings out the two sharply different demographics fighting for power in the state.
If you don't care whether you get called out for lying, you'll keep on lying.
The CFPB is getting resistance from its allies on proposed mortgage policies.
The Prospect takes a look at convention-intro videos of years past.