To beat Donald Trump in 2020, House Democrats need to focus on policy, not scandals.
The Red Sox have accepted an invitation to visit the White House. Sports and politics have never been an easy mix, writes Peter May, but this one is as close...
The relationship between the White House and the reporters covering it has grown more tense than ever, writes Andrew Grainger.
The most depressing thing to me is not Trump but the millions who share his fear of those who don’t look like them, writes Rich Barlow.
It isn't the ACLU’s job to be cheerleaders for the cops, writes Tom Keane, it's to make sure our system of checks and balances is working.
The left must renounce the Democratic Party’s fealty to corporations and offer hope to marginalized voters, writes Miles Howard.
A demagogue with a broken megaphone can only sow so much discord, writes Steve Almond.
Provisional ballots, used when an individual's eligibility to vote is in doubt, may be inefficient, writes Jamie Hoag, but they're an important tool for expanding voting rights.
It’s easy to make fun of Massachusetts for being too liberal. But the results of the midterms tell a different story. And anyway, writes Tom Keane, our politics get results....
Naked racial animus -- liberated by Donald Trump from the dark shadows in which it once dwelled -- set the tone for too many of these midterm races, writes Eileen...
A new study finds many non-voters are studiously ignorant about public affairs. We should pray that they don’t share their misinformation at the polls, writes Rich Barlow.
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Without the convenient labels and stereotypes to rely on, writes Steve Almond, voters would be forced to assess their ballots without bias.
Watching the slow-rolling horror unfold in Pittsburgh, Anita Diamant had this one thought.
The Republican Party leadership ought to be held accountable for putting the lives of Americans in real danger for political expediency, writes Miles Howard.
Trump has used incendiary rhetoric designed to gin up his base since the beginning of his candidacy, writes Eileen McNamara. Did he think no twisted individuals would ever take his...
An immigration lawyer’s new reality became apparent early on in the Trump administration, writes Laura Murray-Tjan. Now, every day is an unglamorous game of immigration policy dodge ball.
Trump has about as much use for Warren's DNA test as he had for Obama's birth certificate, writes Eileen McNamara.
It’s not easy to apologize well, writes Molly Howes, but it’s not mysterious either.