Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse, of Rhode Island, is calling for the Justice Department to do what the IRS won’t.
Will the GOP team up with Wal-Mart’s data specialist?
For decades, straight white voters have over-stated their willingness to vote for black candidates and other “Others.” How the marriage equality debate and some statisticians may have vanquished the Bradley Effect.
Why it’s decidedly ironic that the New York Times ran a story about Romney being a man of details.
The problem may not be their lack of integrity, but how we frame the issue.
For one, Americans are finally beginning to see how radical the GOP is becoming.
Unemployment, immigration, women’s rights—the list of Romney-Ryan’s failings goes on and on.
Shifting healthcare costs to the workers is not the answer.
A history of the concept of the commonwealth in American politics sheds some light on who exactly is the we in We Built It.
A provision of the Voting Rights Act, which requires districts with a history of suppressing minority votes to get federal approval of new voting laws, may be headed to the Supreme Court.
A state pension rule passed in 2010 could make it more difficult for sitting governors to run for federal office.
How are patently false statements permissible in political ads?
The campaign is glutted with anonymous money because of loose FEC oversight, and the Commission is unlikely to become more assertive anytime soon.
Cornel West considers the possibility that the Occupy Movement might fundamentally reshape American democracy.
Drawing on documents filed with the Internal Revenue Service and the Federal Election Commission, here’s your guide to how 501(c)(4) groups have used their tax status for purposes the law never intended.
Romney’s alleged 13% tax rate violates the core principles of tax fairness and equal sacrifice.
By selecting Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney has provided a stark contrast for voters.
The election year outsourcing that no one’s talking about.
Don’t harass me on my email, don’t stalk me on the apps that I use, says Crystal Harris after receiving a pop-up message asking her to share her email with the Romney campaign.
As Egypt’s first civilian president assumes his role, it’s unclear how much political power the nation’s generals will wield.
America’s multimillionaires are buying the 2012 election—and with it, American democracy, taking us back to the Gilded Age.
Mitch McConnell takes the corporations-are-people ethos to a new level. Now, corporations can do more than speak—they can feel.