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Health Now

Three things we need right now if the Affordable Care Act is going to create a functioning and equitable healthcare system.

NYC Housing

As protesters camp out in Albany to demand better protections for renters, lawmakers cop out on their consituents with a lukewarm rent-regulation agreement.

Two years ago, the Supreme Court gutted the VRA. Senator Patrick Leahy and Congressman John Lewis have a plan to fix that.

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton will face off in the presidential race—but the real battle will be between the billionaires backing them.

A polling site in Oklahoma City

Non-voters are more progressive than voters as a whole. My new campaign will get them to the ballot box.

Joint session of congress

Without Title IX, women athletes would not have had the opportunities that they do today. We need a similar movement for women candidates.

George Pataki

George Pataki’s campaign is a figment of his imagination. But that didn’t stop the press from covering it as if it were the real thing.

Blogs

Economists are exploring ways the Federal Reserve might help close the gap on inequality.

June 30, 2015

A closer examination reveals the anatomy of a legislative movement and demonstrates how grassroots pressure can turn what some considered a fringe issue into a political juggernaut.

June 30, 2015

Can't you just feel the Jeb-mentum?

June 30, 2015

A Democratic presidential contender raises a provocative issue. It’s time to have this debate.

June 29, 2015

And the GOP presidential contenders are leading the charge.

June 26, 2015

A former Israeli diplomat lashes out against American liberals, the latest demonstration that the Israeli right—not BDS—is liberal Zionism’s real enemy.

June 25, 2015

Inevitability is just about the only thing animating Jindal’s presidential bid.

June 24, 2015

“The American people have the right to hear from the full spectrum of their choices.”

June 24, 2015

Liberals lost the fast-track battle, but don't assume this means TPP will pass.

June 23, 2015

One of the most powerful tools white power groups use to spread their ideology to young people is music.

June 23, 2015