If Joe Biden is in top form tonight, his vice presidential debate face-off with Representative Paul Ryan could be memorable—but don't expect it to alter the course of the election much.
What the former chancellor of New York City schools' sleight of hand tells us about education reform
The conservative watchdogs of "ballot integrity" may have more bark than bite.
Nine years ago, the Supreme Court affirmed the value of cultivating a diverse student body. Don't expect it to remember that this time around.
While the Massachusetts senator will claim to support women’s reproductive health in the third debate against Democrat Elizabeth Warren tonight, his record shows the opposite.
The reason? The unremitting hostility of Republicans
The president's position on retirement benefits is indeed almost identical to Romney's—and that's no good thing.
A Twitter meme pokes fun at the stereotype of feminists as unsexy.
Jennifer Granholm talks with the Prospect about helping Biden prep for his 2008 verbal sparring match with Sarah Palin.
Why are there so few women in STEM fields? Hint: The problem is not just about "lifestyle choices."
Obituaries of the environmental populist have dismissed his 1980 presidential run as a quirky personal misadventure. It was more than that.
Obama is still the favorite, people.
Lacking any way to take ownership of foreign policy, Romney laid out a neoconservative vision that looked an awful lot like Obama's.
Even when faced with polls they don't like, liberals retain their sanity.
The first in a Prospect series on the 174 initiatives and referendums up for a vote this November