The American Staff
Christopher D. Cook
Senator Barack Obama
Though an expanded child tax credit could sharply reduce poverty, the GOP is instead focused on strengthening the (upper-income) American family.
Eliza Newlin Carney
A Clinton special counsel would inflict more damage on the Republicans, who can’t stop crying wolf, than on the Democrats.
Let’s keep Trump from undermining the agency that protects consumers from bank malpractice.
This just might be the biggest test of Democratic unity yet in the Trump era.
When facts don't matter, things get pretty exasperating.
It’s time to admit that airline deregulation has failed passengers, workers—and economic efficiency.
Trump’s proposed tax cuts, mostly on corporations and the wealthy, will do nothing to help the people who elected him president.
Nonviolent, cross-racial coalitions are the only way back to a decent America.
With extreme gerrymanders on the rise, it is time for the Supreme Court—and the states—to curb a practice that has gotten out of control.
Why the country needs a Democratic party that knows it needs white working-class voters