Henry Waxman retires.
Politics are important, but what really counts is the effect it's having on people's lives. And there, the news is pretty good.
You'd think if there's anything we'd be good at, it's executions. So why can't we come up with a reliable and painless way to kill a man?
A growing minimum wage movement indicates that despite low union membership statistics, labor's future isn't as dire as some in the business world might hope.
We try to take a serious look at the Republicans' charge. Spoiler alert: the answer is no.
Fixing our rickety, 20-year-old system is key to cementing the president's legacy, which is why he downplayed the issue in his State of the Union address.
State of the Union speech hits populist notes and avoids the taint of big government.
The speech was a snooze, but its significance lies in how it played with select groups Obama still cares about.
Republicans finally have a comprehensive alternative plan to Obamacare—and it's horrible.
The blinding hate so many conservatives feel for her could be Clinton's greatest asset in 2016.
Despite what some believe, liberals are no more likely than conservatives to believe in a link between childhood vaccines and autism.
"Mitt" reminds us that seeing a candidate's "true" self is impossible, no matter who he is.
U.S. corporations want to sit on their cash. If they won’t use it, why can’t we?
Rahm Emanuel’s economic politics put him at the far right wing of the Democratic Party and out of step with the current breed of populist big-city leadership.
Is any conspiracy theory too ridiculous to be foisted on Fox viewers and conservative talk radio listeners? Apparently not.