We need to decide how primaries should work in this country before they get completely out of hand and the voters are left out entirely.
July 21, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
What if it’s raining that day?
July 14, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
After the recent Supreme Court decision, clinics will likely have to turn to injunctions to keep protesters away, taking on the additional expense themselves or passing it on to those they serve.
July 8, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
A look at the Bipartisan Policy Center’s comprehensive consideration of the issue.
July 7, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Members of Congress who oppose climate action are out of touch with most American voters. But they are in touch with the noisy members of the misinformed Tea Party clan.
June 30, 2014 • 12:23 PM • Share
New research suggests this impression of consensus can cut two ways, inspiring both activism and a false sense of confidence.
June 27, 2014 • 7:00 AM • Share
Today’s America is highly polarized, but the voting booth is even more so.
June 25, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
In a 5-4 decision, the SCOTUS blocked a conservative effort to overturn a law that makes it illegal to buy a gun for someone else. While the ruling maintains the status quo by preserving long-standing legislation, it opens the door for stricter limits on gun ownership.
June 23, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
Primaries are forcing officeholders into increasingly extreme positions.
June 16, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
Even a very loose network of candidates, activists, donors, and interest groups can exert a powerful influence over elections.
June 9, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
The agency has pushed back indefinitely a hearing on new regulations for social welfare non-profits that spend money on politics.
May 29, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
May 28, 2014 • 11:26 AM • Share
Hispanics are—and will continue to be—significantly underrepresented, open primaries attract more extreme voters, and other lessons from the 14th annual State Politics and Policy Conference.
May 22, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
New research from Italy suggests the effect is independent of the ideology of one’s parents.
May 20, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
New research finds women politicians whose faces are instantly categorized as female are more likely to win elections.
May 15, 2014 • 9:00 AM • Share
As both of our political parties move to the ideological extremes, Republican women, who, unlike their Democratic counterparts, tend to be more moderate than the men in their party, are being left behind.
May 8, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
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