One of Biden’s biggest achievements is going largely ignored
Biden is rapidly filling judicial vacancies - and Democrats in the Senate aren't letting Republicans stop him.
Trump’s top Texas backer joined ‘Stop the Steal.’ It’s ending badly for him.
Republicans who drift too close to Trump's vortex of corruption risk getting swallowed up entirely.
The frightening philosophy driving the Supreme Court’s new vaccine mandate rulings
They'll freely contradict themselves, as long as it serves the goal of undermining government's power to protect people.
Are Trump and Mitch McConnell in conflict? No, they’re a package deal.
Don't be fooled by their personal dislike. McConnell keeps the party together so it can get Trump back in office.
Kevin McCarthy’s coverup for Trump may be hiding knowledge of possible crimes
How McCarthy's refusal to testify about Jan. 6 may be more serious than you think.
Will 2022 be all about Trump? Direct that question at Republicans, not Democrats.
Some GOP gubernatorial candidates are running as full-blown Trumpists. That poses serious danger.
Why the 2024 election could be decided state by state this November
There are reasons money is pouring into secretary of state races that will decide who counts the vote.
What neither party will admit about inflation
There are no painless solutions, and waiting for problems to sort themselves out doesn't look decisive.
Joe Manchin’s arguments for the filibuster keep getting more ludicrous
How Manchin is exposing the essential fallacy of the pro-filibuster stance.
What would James Madison have thought of the filibuster?
An interview with a leading historian of Madison's political thought.
An inane squabble with Dr. Fauci shows the problem with congressional oversight
Congressional oversight is only as good as the people we elect to Congress.
Biden’s big speech on voting rights will reveal his own limitations — and ours
If only forceful words were enough to change the shape of events.
A new plan to ‘Trump-proof’ the 2024 election quietly comes together
Senators are seeking to revise the Electoral Count Act to prevent another Jan. 6.
Why taking down Ron Johnson would be a tremendous victory for Democrats
Few Republicans better embody the Trumpification of the GOP.
Republicans are waging a war on schools. When will Democrats fight back?
Once again, Democrats have no strategy as they let Republicans set the terms of debate.
West Virginia’s coal miners just made Joe Manchin’s life a lot harder
A rift between miners and mine owners complicates Manchin's opposition to Build Back Better.
Don’t tell Republicans, but the U.S. economy is a bipartisan success story
Republicans and Democrats are equally responsible for the state of the economy right now.
Ted Cruz kisses Tucker Carlson’s feet, exposing the far right’s ugly underbelly
How the Texas Republican ran afoul of the right wing's mythologizing of Jan. 6.
Why it matters that Pence and his aides may cooperate with the Jan. 6 committee
Penceworld can fill in some dark and underappreciated unknowns about the depths of Trump's scheme.
Biden finally says what needs to be said about the ‘big lie’
The cancerous lie about 2020 is what will enable Republicans to steal the next election.