Senate Republicans are blocking votes on judicial nominees, including uncontroversial ones.
Conservatives who want jobless Americans seeking unemployment benefits to submit to mandatory drug testing have a hidden motive.
Thanks to the persistence of the Occupy movement and Romney's tin ear, President Obama devoted much of his State of the Union address to the damage extreme inequality wreaks on our democracy.
The supercommittee shouldn't have considered this unreasonable, unprincipled, and unfair cost-cutting plan.
Washington can't seem to grasp a decline, that the rest of the world sees, in its once undisputed world power. It cannot keep its home in good repair, but it still acts as if it can make other nations bend to its will.
5,000 letters from children across the country symbolize the need to address the flaws of the immigration and deportation systems.
The Violence Against Women Act isn't just about women.
Doting on the financial interests Coca Cola, ConAgra, and Del Monte instead of America's school kids isn't going to get the approval rating for Congress recover from an all-time low.
Even if sequestration cuts across all military programs, this sort of ham-handed approach is safely doable.
The Super Committee's failure to produce a deal gives us all breathing room to construct a successful path forward for America.