At his inauguration, the president directs the country toward reviving our democratic spirit.
Biden kicks off his agenda with a transformational proposal.
The road to repentance must be paved by accountability and truth.
But we must tell the whole truth of what happened on Jan. 6.
The likely outcome puts an exclamation point on Biden's success.
Joe Biden’s ultimate opportunity to “Build Back Better.”
By making an issue of the $2,000 checks, Trump called his own party’s bluff.
This year was painful, but there’s much to learn from it.
Let us all discover the light that we seek.
We have real disagreements, but there’s a broad consensus that Biden can tap.
His campaign for Georgia’s Senate seats shows he’s ready to fight.
Republicans are trying to enlist the Supreme Court in an attempt to nullify democracy.
Merrick Garland is the right choice for restoring trust in the Justice Department.
Ending the pandemic and reviving the economy are part of the same fight.
For many in the anti-Trump Right, however, the moral corruption of the conservative movement is a source of genuine anguish.
It would be a ticket to obstruction and the very sort of partisan brawling that moderate voters can’t stand.
The president-elect’s foreign policy team must prioritize the home front.
Being thankful carries an obligation to act.
Why moderates and progressives are always in disarray
Republicans threaten the foundation of politics.
Data from 2018 and 2020 reveal much of what’s behind Republican acquiescence.
The economy needs a major boost.
Trump is simply taking an old Republican tactic to its extreme.
Which party is actually out of touch with the country?
Biden will need all his coalition-building skills and gifts for outreach as he assumes the presidency.
Those who expect the very worst of Trump are always vindicated.
Biden’s third attempt at the presidency is on the verge of succeeding because he knows exactly why he’s running.
Progressive populism is by no means dead in rural and small-town America.
There’s a high cost to confirming Amy Coney Barrett.
The central issue of the 2020 presidential campaign was settled within the first 11 minutes of the final debate between Trump and Biden.
Biden must offer an evocative vision for tomorrow without ignoring the ghastly particulars of today.
If it wasn’t obvious already, Thursday’s town hall made clear the easy choice we face.
Biden is finding moderate means to implement progressive ends.
Republicans are trying to hide their true motives behind a rushed court confirmation.
She was an asset for Biden and a sharp but tonally restrained critic of the current occupant of the White House.
As a reminder of how far our politics have swung away from promoting the common good, the pope's encyclical is indispensable.
His performance on the debate stage was a disgrace.
Here's what Democratic candidate has to do.
Republicans and their conservative loyalists assail the faiths of their political opponents all the time.
Don’t let conservatives set the terms of the Supreme Court debate.
The whole GOP — not just McConnell — must be challenged for double standards and double talking.
It’s clear the Park Avenue Plutocrat is the actual selfish elitist in this race.
Several swing states still won’t count mail ballots until Election Day.
Pessimists about Biden’s chances and post-election chaos aren’t irrational, but there’s a strong case for hope, too.
William Barr’s department threatens to turn our legal system into an autocratic one.
Even before the downturn, areas that were crucial to his electoral victory lagged behind.
A 74-year-old incumbent defeated a 39-year-old challenger by being hip with the kids.
Sure, don’t underestimate the president, but don’t play his game, either.
U.S. Senate and congressional races in Massachusetts are getting ugly.
Rivals have emerged to Mike Pence in the who-can-glorify-Trump-most sweepstakes.
The only thing the GOP set forth in 2020 is its blind and absolute loyalty to President Trump.
Trump and his allies have previewed what this week’s convention will portray.
Joe Biden's life reflects the values of faith, progress and optimism.
Trump’s former competitor, as well as his immediate successor, made the case that this cannot continue.
President Trump's alienation of members of his party, and voters, benefits Democrats.
This week’s Democratic convention could inaugurate a modern New Deal coalition.
Republican attacks on a pragmatic progressive reveal how far down the path of radicalism the GOP has traveled.
The California senator will help Biden secure the moderate voters he needs.
Trump’s calumny against Biden opens an opportunity for Democrats to reclaim the mantle of faith.
The state’s voters defied Republicans and voted to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
Trumpism is not up to the job of solving the problems we face.
The GOP’s ramshackle attempt at a relief bill is symptomatic of the party’s decay.
This election could bring about a shift in the nation’s political philosophy.
The president fends off one scandal with … another scandal.
Will Republican senators heed the last remaining ‘compassionate conservatives’?
We will continue to hear praise of his life for as long as the United States remains a freedom-loving nation.
Trump’s incoherent Rose Garden rant shows he can’t rebut Joe Biden’s platform.
Four freshman representatives explain the difference between 2018 and 2020.
The Supreme Court again confronts a policy battle that should’ve already been solved.
Trump’s spiteful and hostile moves over the July 4 weekend are alarming. But they are also a sign of weakness.
The Democrats most want to help the economy, which would help Trump.
2008 predictions of a new Democratic coalition weren’t wrong, just premature.
Blocking scrutiny of a politicized Justice Department is an attack on the rule of law.
In word and deed, the president is antithetical to the soul of our country.
Underestimating Biden is at least as foolish as overrating Trump.
A majority of Americans are ready to break with Trump.
In this brand of Christianity, the Exodus story is about the liberation of all captives.
Last week’s primaries were a warning.
A mountain of despair, a stone of hope.
My hope is that this generation will imagine a better country, not resign themselves to things as they are.
His policies resolutely favor the wealthy and the connected over the working class.
Our inability to mourn together hampers healing.
He’ll say anything to distract from his crisis mismanagement.
We really are playing Russian roulette with our democracy.
Republicans’ arguments are running thin.
Trump’s bungling of the pandemic could cost his party the Senate.
There must be a way to get the House in working order.
We should begin building a better post-pandemic country now.
“Trump has created a false choice between worker safety and feeding America,” says one advocate.
How the media, governors and Congress can shift as much influence and responsibility away from Trump as possible.
The House speaker has had enough of the GOP’s cynical game of denying aid to those who need it most.
Yelling at governors won’t get us to where we need to be.
With the nation’s realities in harsh light, Democrats look more united than ever.
Covid-19 is exposing our social contagions.
The Vermont senator has accomplished far more than he might have imagined.
Now we know that Republican politicians will freely use the coronavirus pandemic to tilt electoral outcomes in their favor by obstructing access to the ballot.
$2.2 trillion in relief is a huge number. It’s also not nearly enough, not nearly fast enough.
Democrats need to elevate their own without panicking.
We are learning about the importance of competent, energetic and empathetic government.
The government that works is trying hard to protect Americans from the the man in the White House.