"Vote for me, because gunsgunsguns!" may win you some supporters, but it has its limits even in a GOP primary.
Our search for "humane" methods of execution isn't about sparing the condemned from suffering, it's about convincing ourselves we're not barbarians.
Democrats have rightly condemned the racist name of Washington, D.C.'s NFL team. So why do they continue to name their fundraising dinners after the president who presided over the genocide of Native Americans?
She's been surprisingly willing to talk about it, given how afraid politicians usually are of coming off like victims.
With few good options to addressing Russia's moves on Ukraine, the West needs keep larger goals in mind.
If the Supreme Court upholds a police officer's right to search your smartphone without a warrant, the door is opened to the use of arrests on petty offenses to justify fishing expeditions of those computers we carry in our pockets.
Examining the arguments on spending, motives, and results.
A good leaker, like a good spy, glories in anonymity.
We pretend that billionaires like Donald Sterling care about fines, just like we pretend they're displaying great character when they give away some money.
The changes that are necessary to arrest this decline are so fundamental that they virtually require a new political order.
How do liberals and conservatives view suffering? Two leading experts discuss.
Democrats are leading on issues, while Republicans are still likely to win in the fall. This is why we have to suffer through campaigns.
This past week has been hell for African Americans. So much for post-racialism.
As people from Cliven Bundy to Donald Sterling to Paul Ryan are finding out, sometimes language isn't really the problem.
As a concept, the two-state solution is more broadly accepted than ever, even as achieving it seems more remote.