The 113th Congress is widely reviled, but the blame should not be shared equally.
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The 112th Congress is widely viewed as the worst legislative class in history. Strong leadership is required for the 113th to see any improvement.
There has been a lot of noise about specific policies the GOP can change before 2016. But the first step is recognizing the problem exists.
Although many factors contributed to Tuesday's outcome, 6 reasons are particularly illuminating.
Elections push people to partisan extremes. No matter who won, everyone should make an effort to improve our discourse.
Contrary to his recent statements, Mitt Romney is not a bastion of bipartisanship.
Republicans' gradual re-acceptance of Todd Akin reveals fundamental hypocrisies and the prevalence of extremist positions.
Love him or hate him, agree or disagree with him, one thing's for sure: Barack Obama is still a force to be reckoned with.
Follow along for the latest updates at day three of the DNC 2012.
Though some have criticized Clinton's speech for devolving into a ramble and dealing too heavily with esoteric policy matters, it was exactly what the DNC needed.
The selection of Paul Ryan as a VP candidate carries enormous risk that might ultimately sink Romney’s chances in November.