Terence Samuel is a Prospect senior correspondent and the author of The Upper House: A Journey behind the Closed Doors of the U.S. Senate, published in May by Palgrave Macmillan. Follow him on Twitter.
Ragtime -- an innovative tableau of real and fictional events in the early 20th century -- legitimized the idea that the self-interested act can have an impact.Terence SamuelAug 31, 2010
Super-angry-voter syndrome is beginning to look increasingly like a fiction.Terence SamuelJun 09, 2010
Democrats will get credit for their accomplishments only if they are willing to claim them as such.Terence SamuelMay 25, 2010
Sens. Chris Dodd and Byron Dorgan announced plans to retire this year, and some Democrats are going into panic mode over the news. Should they?Terence SamuelJan 08, 2010