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In his inaugural speech, the president vowed to engage with other countries so as to "lift suspicion and fear." He should reach out to forge a more sane and sensible relationship with Cuba.
From Cuba to climate change to criminal justice, progressives must push the president to act—and forge a better future.
Nation readers provided good ideas—and a bit of wariness—when asked how Obamas should use his presidential authority.
Left undiscussed in the FTC’s investigation is the search giant’s ability to limit what we all read.
The Roberts Court has shifted away from the very collective values and ideas that will be necessary to enact—and uphold—crucial policies on guns and mental health.
In the looming debt-ceiling fight, progressives must make the case for protecting social programs, raising revenues and cutting the Pentagon budget.
What really happened on Capitol Hill this week, and a look ahead to the budget battles on the horizon.
Here are just a few things the Foreign Relations Committee should be asking Obama’s nominee for secretary of state.
Democrats introduced a gun control bill on the first day of the new Congress. But can they overcome the NRA?
Local and state governments are gaining the ability to restore basic services and infrastructure.