Going forward, Obama will have to stand his ground on spending cuts and the debt ceiling.
The ongoing conflict between Republicans and Democrats has little to do with government spending and everything to do with its size.
Good news and bad news came out of Wal-Mart last week. And it’s the same news.
The fight over the fiscal cliff was a reminder that the GOP remains the main impediment to economic recovery.
Will government continue to support the fragile housing market in 2013?
The deal reached by the president and Republicans to avert the fiscal cliff simply puts off the crisis for two months, by which time Democrats will have lost their leverage.
The Democrats won this round of the fiscal-cliff standoff, but now let’s get to the right debate.
Details of the agreement reached by the president and congressional Republicans are still forthcoming, but from the look of it, Obama gave ground where he need not have.
This year featured attacks on everything from contraception to the definition of rape.
The Court handed progressives a major victory by upholding the ACA, but next year there might be a lot less to celebrate.
As the world and U.S. foreign policy have changed, the potential secretary of Defense nominee has adjusted his views—a fact that has the neocons in a dander.
This year saw national battles over women's rights, marriage equality, and unions play out locally across the country.
This year saw conservative attacks on reproductive rights, and the ACA make it past the final hurdles to full implementation.
The world is not made up of "good guys" and "bad guys."
Major defeats have given labor its goals for 2013.