Latest from Charles Lane

The climate-change movement must overcome its democratic deficit or fail.

  • Dec 10, 2018

His broken “Read my lips” pledge cost him reelection, but the 2018 midterms show that tax cuts alone can’t carry the GOP.

  • Dec 3, 2018

A court in Flanders, the country’s Dutch-speaking region, has decided to authorize criminal charges against two doctors.

  • Nov 29, 2018

The independence and impartiality of the federal courts is a matter of both reality and perception.

  • Nov 26, 2018

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
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