Breaking the Military’s Brass Ceiling

Leon Panetta's decision to end the women in combat ban was the right one, and long overdue.

How African Americans View Immigration Reform

It's a class-based split.

Why Playwrights Aren't Political Analysts

David Mamet shows that being an accomplished writer doesn't mean you aren't capable of writing some pretty stupid things.

Employees? Consumers? Feh!

The Republican war on the NLRB and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Voters to the GOP: It's Not You—It's Your Ideas

Republicans continue to believe that their problem in 2012 was their messaging. It wasn't.

A More Perfect European Union

David Cameron's speech has its fair share of detractors, but it should be embraced as an impetus to take Europe's governance to the next level.

What Democracy Lost in 2012

No matter the outcome, big money and voter suppression crippled the election. This is no way to run the world’s oldest democracy.

We'll Miss You, Sarah Palin

She's finally going away. Really.

The D.C. Circuit Court's Chaos Theory

In Washington, dysfunction prevails.

Chicken Hawk Ted Cruz Smears Kerry and Hagel

The Texas Tea Partier accuses the two veterans of being anti-military.

Why Immigration Reform Won't Save the GOP

Latinos, and other minorities, are mostly Democratic because they are mostly liberal.

Equality of Flying Time

How you and Bill Gates are just the same

Will the GOP Vote-Rigging Effort Invite a Backlash?

It could be just the boost the National Popular Vote needs.

Republicans Decide Voter Fraud Is the Only Way They Can Win

After years of crowing over the danger of voter fraud, the GOP has switched gears and moved full speed with rigging the game.

The Peak of Her Game

We've seen many Hillarys come and go over the years, but the one who faced down the Tea Party was the one she always wanted to be.