Racial stereotypes keep the gold medalist from the choicest endorsement deals.
The Republican convention sought to convince swing voters—all evidence to the contrary—that the party does not hate women, minorities, and the poor.
The new "card of last resort" means everyone in the state can get an ID—but that hardly solves all the problem's with the state's strict requirement.
A panel of judges rejects a discriminatory law—and Texas Republicans have only themselves to blame.
Mitt Romney wants to be president, but he doesn’t want us to see him.
The president's visit to Charlottesville brings out the two sharply different demographics fighting for power in the state.
If you don't care whether you get called out for lying, you'll keep on lying.
The CFPB is getting resistance from its allies on proposed mortgage policies.
The Prospect takes a look at convention-intro videos of years past.
Riding out Isaac in the Big Easy
Go ahead and eat.
Paul Ryan attacks Barack Obama—and blows Mitt Romney away.
Overlooking sexual harassment and rape for the sake of WikiLeaks' reputation does more harm than good to the organization's name.
The GOP of yesteryear had some great, progressive ideas. Where are they, these salad days?
The speech by the wife of the former Massachusetts governor amounted to a few simple statements: You like me. I love Mitt Romney. Therefore you should like him too.