Politics

What's Next for Immigration Reform?

The Prospect speaks with the National Council of La Raza about what Latinos expect from the president.

Home Is Where the Union Is

A new report highlights the deplorable employment conditions home-care workers face. Thankfully, a new movement has sprung up to improve them.

Michigan: A Right-to-Work State?

If anyone doubts Governor Rick Snyder's anti-union bill is anything but political, look at whom it spares.

For Washington, Same-Sex Marriage Was "Worth the Wait"

The state became the first to offer same-sex marriage as a result of a victory at the ballot box this week.

A Small Step for the Fiscal Cliff

... and an even smaller step for the future of the Republican Party

A Small Step for the Fiscal Cliff

... and an even smaller step for the future of the Republican Party

Can the Republican Party Move Back to the Center?

They can; all they need is their own Bill Clinton, or even another George W. Bush.

How to Make Allies and Influence Syria

The fall of the Assad regime looks inevitable. The United States and NATO must step in to ensure a peaceful transition.

Bobby Jindal Makes a Splash with Terrible Ideas

In an op-ed, he endorses a set of policies that would ruin the country's standing.

Forget the Fiscal Cliff—We've Got Other Problems

If we had a functional government, America would address these three problems posing far greater danger to us than the fiscal one.

Exit Jim DeMint. Enter ... Tim Scott?

The first-term South Carolina congressman might become the state's first black senator.

Jim DeMint's Smooth Move

He's going to lead the Heritage Foundation, which should work out quite well, for him at least.

Folks Like Me

Obama should retire his line about needing to pay more taxes, and start focusing more on the mega-rich.

Netanyahu: New Look, More Radical Taste

Come the January 22 Israeli elections, the current prime minister will almost certainly keep his title, but with a sharp turn to the far right. 

Speaker Harry Reid?

Will filibuster reform turn the Senate into the House?

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