The "war on terror" was pretty good for conservatives. They won't give it up without a fight.
Liberals may not be happy about the rate at which Obama has filled vacancies, but they ought to give him credit for significantly increasing diversity on the federal bench. And he still has three years to go.
After a decade of ferment and crisis, politics has settled into a less urgent period, and that's bad for liberal media.
A dairy farm with 2,500 cows produces as much waste as Miami. FairWarning investigates how that puts our water supply in danger.
For the first time in a long time, Obama's favorability has taken a hit.
Republicans in the Senate have taken a few hasty steps back from calls for normal procedure now that Democrats have assembled a budget.
Saying farewell to the representative culture critics and comedians loved and progressives watched in horror
It's not Social Security deficits that are destroying the life chances of the young but a prolonged slump confounded by bad policies.
A new study shows that state legislatures are becoming increasingly divided. That matters a lot more than you might think.
Bachmann will soon be gone, but her style of politics will live on in the Republican Party.
Even if his three simultaneous judicial nominees are blocked, it's a win-win situation for the president that just might mean the beginning of the end for the filibuster.
The stimulus was great for poor kids while it lasted. Now even bare-bones aid is at risk.
Israel's response to an economic crisis shows the continuing power of a bad idea.
They're hoping they can obstruct quietly, without drawing too much attention.
In a tough economy with dwindling social supports, children of privilege have a bigger head start than ever.