Political Commentary

The predominance of corporate interests underscores the ongoing tension between the party's centrist and progressive wings.
Democrats are questioning the eligibility of progressive underdog Abdul El-Sayed, who would be the first Muslim state leader in the U.S.
The conservative firebrand channels the spirit of a much older, crankier, low-information voter.
Under the proposed laws, possessing classified information could be seen as espionage.
"If you live in an information cocoon, you will believe many things that are false."
We need to look beyond "thought leaders" and their 1,000-word prescriptions.
The backlash against Oprah's use of the phrase this week ignores its 90-year American history.
Oprah Winfrey’s speech on Sunday night at the Golden Globes has everyone talking. The stirring address focused the incredible
Dear Oprah, Dwayne, Mark, and other celebrities, I know you’re thinking about it. Donald Trump proved that it was possible
What can Democrats do to attract evangelical voters who are so reliably drawn to Trump?
The ship is taking on water, systems are in disarray and communications are down.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin is battling more outside spending by conservative groups than all of her Democratic colleagues. Combined.
As legislators move to support democracy abroad, we cannot ignore the leaders and policies corroding our politics at home.
With his attacks on the press, Donald Trump is hoping to undermine the truth and indoctrinate his followers.
James Baldwin admonished us: “The challenge is in the moment, the time is always now.”