Democrats

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

What Hillary Clinton Can Learn From Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump What Hillary Clinton Can Learn From Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump

Trump and Sanders both communicated leadership through narratives that animated outpourings of enthusiasm that have so far eluded Clinton.

Jun 22, 2016 / Marshall Ganz and Hahrie Han

Bernie Sanders

The Sanders Campaign Can Still Win a Future to Believe In The Sanders Campaign Can Still Win a Future to Believe In

Its ideas and energy can lead to an era of progressive governance—if it keeps its eyes on the prize.

Jun 2, 2016 / Editorial / The Editors

Tom Tomorrow cartoon

This Campaign Is So Confusing This Campaign Is So Confusing

Notes from the road to the White House.

Jun 1, 2016 / Tom Tomorrow

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

Neither Bernie nor Hillary Truly Addressed Economic Inequality Neither Bernie nor Hillary Truly Addressed Economic Inequality

Because both candidates’ platforms fell short on the worst and oldest inequity: the racial wealth gap. Here’s how to fix that.

Jun 7, 2016 / Vishnu Sridharan

John Koskinen

Republicans Have a Dangerous New Weapon Republicans Have a Dangerous New Weapon

Nobody likes paying taxes, but impeachment proceedings are wildly inappropriate.

Jun 1, 2016 / Ted Gup

Jerry Brown endorses Hillary Clinton

Jerry Brown Delivers a Serious, Savvy, and Important Endorsement of Hillary Clinton Jerry Brown Delivers a Serious, Savvy, and Important Endorsement of Hillary Clinton

California’s governor, who has a history of wrangling with the Clintons and the Democratic establishment, makes a case for anti-Trump unity.

May 31, 2016 / John Nichols

A New Campaign to Hold Wall Street Accountable Emerges

A New Campaign to Hold Wall Street Accountable Emerges A New Campaign to Hold Wall Street Accountable Emerges

Take on Wall Street sets the stage for the next wave of financial reform.  

May 31, 2016 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Reince Priebus

Tell Democratic and Republican Leaders to Get On Board With Ending Mass Incarceration Tell Democratic and Republican Leaders to Get On Board With Ending Mass Incarceration

Past party platforms have not only failed to call for reform—they’ve championed tougher punishments.

May 31, 2016 / no-paywall / NationAction

Congress Democrats

Democratic Leadership Is Missing in Action on Mass Incarceration Democratic Leadership Is Missing in Action on Mass Incarceration

Sentencing reform will be a compromise between moderate and conservative Republicans, unless Democrats finally come to the table.

May 31, 2016 / Inimai M. Chettiar and Ames Grawert

Hillary Clinton

Why Hillary Clinton Benefits From a Genuine Convention Debate Why Hillary Clinton Benefits From a Genuine Convention Debate

Facing a barrage of well-meaning advice from Democrats panicked about Trump, Clinton needs a shift back to issues.

May 26, 2016 / Joan Walsh

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