Stopping Domestic Violence: A Radical Feminist Idea?

What's behind the opposition to the Violence Against Women Act?

The New Liberals

With an eye on 2016, Democrats decide some aggressive liberalism is good politics.

Homeless, Hungry, Hung Out to Dry

The automatic spendings cuts set to go into effect March 1 will have dire consequences for the most vulnerable Americans. 

A Voice for Climate, 40,000 Strong

Environmentalists take to the National Mall to demand Obama pull the plug on Keystone XL.

Pretty Words, Dismal Economics

There's a fatal flaw with the bold progressive agenda the president is promoting: Paying for it.

On "Emboldening" Republicans

Good decisions seldom come from worrying whether the other side thinks you're weak.

Now Hiring: A Few Good Judges

The D.C. Circuit Court is a critical battleground for national issues that affect millions of Americans. Why, then, is Obama not filling its four vacancies?

Three's a Crowd

The two-party system isn't going anywhere—it's stronger now than ever. 

The Ridiculous, Unprecedented Filibuster of Chuck Hagel

Republicans are breaking with years of tradition in filibustering President Obama's choice for Secretary of Defense.

Explaining the Farce of the Hagel Hearings

Republicans just don't feel much incentive to know a lot about policy when they're in the opposition.

A Valentine's Day Vote for Same-Sex Marriage

As the Illinois Senate gets ready to decide Thursday on a marriage-equality bill, advocates around the country have a lot of reasons to be optimistic.

Minimum Wage 101

What's to like about the proposed minimum-wage hike? Almost everything.

Obama's Plan for Universal Pre-K

Straight from the White House

The Australian Connection

Why did Israel keep a prisoner's arrest, name and death secret, and will we ever know for sure?

Game of Drones

Explaining what role unmanned aerial vehicles play in our foreign policy—and the rest of the world's—in six charts.