As the president’s second term gets underway, experts and activists look back and weigh in on who Obama should have chosen to serve, if partisan politics (and reality) were no object.
He's a seasoned leader with four years of impressive accomplishments—who's to say his next term won't be even better than the last?
Republicans have given up.
What we have here are two different visions of what society should look like.
As we draw closer to the withdrawal in Afghanistan promised at the close of 2014, a look back at America's longest war.
With Republicans divided, the president could open up space to move progressive policies. First, the progressive community needs to move him.
For Lance Armstrong's Texas hometown, his downfall has been about a whole lot more than cycling.
What we're doing with immigration isn't working. That means we need to reform the system—not pile on more of the same ineffective policies.
Unpacking 2012 election spending
The economy is looking better, but it still needs more juice.
Chancellor Merkel is finding that austerity doesn’t work. Will she relent? Will The U.S. learn from Europe’s folly?
Reproductive rights are necessary for economic mobility.
Tuesday's election may only be the start of Israel's political drama.
We don't have a strict separation of powers.
The president has a new opportunity for immigration reform, old business to finish on health care, and fateful decisions to make about energy and climate.