Social conservatives are still around, and the Religious Right is still a force in American politics.
Gripped by such fear that they can't even support a measure that 90 percent of voters approve of.
Support from the prominent Senate centrist is further evidence of how far the cause has come.
Obama told Israelis last week that the occupation is destroying their country's future.
A writer reflects on covering three landmark LGBT cases in the span of ten years.
Now that Senate Democrats have passed their first budget since 2009, what does it all mean?
What were the "extraordinary circumstances" preventing Caitlin Halligan from being confirmed?
Take the debates away from the journalists.
When I get that feelin', I need Supreme Court amicus briefs.
The Democratic leadership has offered cuts to vital entitlement programs before budget negotiations have even begun, and at a time when American's need them most.
Is the country ready for a new (and cheaper) way of doing national security?
The Senate has voted to defund research for political science. The implications for other sciences are scary.
What the resemblence between the president and the History Channel's Prince of Darkness says about today's GOP.
Allowing more people to live and work in the United States would go a long way toward fixing our fiscal problems.
As this week's New York magazine cover story shows, trend pieces heralding the return of "retro values" have become a tired cliché.