Politics

The Return of the Balanced Budget Amendment

Republicans' singular focus on deficit reduction is less about the economy, and more about repairing the fractous GOP.

African Americans and Immigration, Continued

More on the views of blacks as it relates to immigration reform

The President's Dream State

In his address last night, Obama outlined a bold progressive agenda. Too bad it doesn't stand a chance in Congress.

The State of Our Union in 28 GIFs

The Prospect's animated recap of President Obama's speech

Marco Rubio Is Thirsty ... for America

Forget about the dry mouth; the real problem was what he said.

Full Text of the State of the Union

Yep, the whole speech.

Crowdsourcing Sexual-Assault Prevention

Egypt's HarassMap and its efforts to end sexual violence

Why Asian Americans Are So Democratic—In Three Charts

It's ideology, and then some.

What Will Actually Happen at the SOTU

We've got the inside scoop!

America's Long Experiment in Racial Quotas

Alternate title: When affirmative action was white.

The Public and the Drone War

Americans are okay with drone strikes, ambivalent about killing other Americans.

The GOP's Big Asian-American Problem

A recent survey shows how damaged the Republican brand is with Asian Americans.

If He's For It, I'm Against It

What happens, good and bad, when you tell voters what Barack Obama supports.

Anonymous Is Interested in You

Hacktivists continue to carve out new modes of political action.

Not a Shot in Hell

Secular liberals and progressive Catholics shouldn't expect doctrinal reform after Pope Benedict XVI's resignation. The best they can hope for is a shift in the Church's emphasis.

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