Electorally vulnerable Democratic governors have historically been tougher on crime than Republicans.
Plus: Legal cannabis workers now outnumber electrical engineers in the U.S., Portland cops defend dumpsters from hungry people, and more...
Americans are choosing jobs, brands, and friends for partisan reasons, say researchers.
Which leaves the U.S. without a major party even slightly inclined to leave people alone to manage their own affairs.
No, we're not talking about the presidency.
Plus: Republicans denounce Trump fraud allegations, Trump campaign mounts multiple legal challenges, and more...
A GOP Senate could act as a powerful check on a Biden administration.
It's been a good night for incumbents.
In an age of parties run by extremists, the next majority is just an election away, explains political scientist Morris P. Fiorina.
"There’s a big difference between equality and equity."
The Democratic nominee championed the law as a way to protect women. Instead, it hurt them.
The former vice president's vision of an all-powerful government goes far beyond massive spending and tax hikes.
All Democrats voted in opposition, making Barrett's confirmation the most partisan since Reconstruction.
Republicans understandably prepared for attacks on Barrett's faith which thankfully haven't materialized.
Failing a renewed national commitment to live and let live, we may be in for a long and bloody road.
Plus: Libertarian Jo Jorgensen draws biggest support from millennials and Gen Z, John McAfee being charged with tax evasion, Trump released from hospital, and more...
If confirmed, she would cement a strong 6-3 conservative majority.
Plus: Trump wants to rob TikTok to pay for "patriotic education," the CDC can't confirm any cases of airplane spread, Virginia uses new "red flag" gun law, and more...
Democrats are proposing $3 trillion.
Bridget Phetasy on why Trump and Biden fail to inspire and how new media are reshaping politics.
We suffered through it so you didn't have to.
Plus: Emoji law, food trucks, and more...
When it comes to the Supreme Court, the answer is clearly "no." Things are less clear when it comes to the lower federal courts.
Plus: Court rules for Robert Kraft in massage parlor video case, Trump talks QAnon, and more...
The Democratic presidential candidate favors the same magazine limit that a federal appeals court just declared unconstitutional.
Plus: The 19th Amendment turns 100, DOJ doubts about Google antitrust case, and more...
Is Bernie Sanders' mouth writing checks that Joe Biden's administration won't be able to cash?
President Trump threatens to delay the election over at-home voting, but a bigger problem looms: States haven’t prepared for a huge influx of mail-in ballots.
Plus: Trump's new plan for "Dreamers," Dems reject marijuana legalization, and more...
The party rejects a position shared by two-thirds of the country (but not its presidential nominee).
An expansive new batch of policy proposals shows Biden moving toward a more expensive, more intrusive policy agenda.
Plus: Biden echoes Trump on trade, tech ties to cops revealed, and more...
AOC smashed her primary challengers, and her endorsement of a fellow progressive upstart helped end Rep. Eliot Engel's congressional career after 16 terms.
Plus: Protest updates, qualified immunity, and more...
Rep. Tom McClintock (R–Calif.) announced he will support the Ending Qualified Immunity Act.
Plus: "Obscene" cartoonist gets probation, U.S. teen births plummet, a reopening win in Ohio, and more...
Americans will survive the virus, but American political life is sicker than ever.
Plus: Court upholds Texas abortion ban, Americans say they're choosing to stay at home, a doctor's view on hydroxychloroquine, and more...
Lawmakers, White House Finalize $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus: 'The Largest Main Street Financial Package' in U.S. History
The package doubled in cost over the course of the negotiations.