Latest from Charles Lane

A proposal from the New Center would be immediately considered by Congress and the White House in a functional Washington.

  • Nov 19, 2018

If 1966 was a backlash against the Great Society, 2018 was a backlash in defense of it.

  • Nov 16, 2018

The partisan gerrymandering problem is real, but it’s on its way to being cured, with no need for federal judicial intervention.

  • Nov 12, 2018

Republicans must now reflect on how much better they would have fared this year if their standard-bearer had been perceived as somewhere within the historical norm for presidential behavior.

  • Nov 8, 2018

Before our very eyes, the parties may be exchanging core constituencies, as suburbanites trend blue and industrial workers trend red.

  • Nov 5, 2018

Polls suggest the race for Illinois’s 6th Congressional District is the closest thing to a pure toss-up in the country.

  • Oct 31, 2018

Her announcement of a dementia diagnosis marked a poignant exit for a woman who once ranked as the most powerful federal official of her gender in America.

  • Oct 25, 2018

There's nothing wrong with being present for the burning of a segregationist symbol.

  • Oct 25, 2018

This is the sort of thing that can happen when a government chooses its leaders based on kinship, not ability.

  • Oct 24, 2018

Effective enforcement should be focused on the most repugnant and most socially destabilizing crimes.

  • Oct 22, 2018
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