After steadily declining for more than two decades, deadly shootings are rising across the country, according to a new government report.
Women made history in 2018, but there is more to the story than the Democratic “blue wave.” The diversity of women and the different contexts in which they operate have implications for politics and policy for decades to come.
Retiring Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona is taking another one of his grand,courageous stands against the outrages of President Donald Trump. I almost want to believe him this time.
On his way out, Sessions limited the Justice Department’s ability to oversee abusive police departments. That policy also could hamper the department’s role in environmental, voting-rights, and other cases.
Critics say new strictures on scientific research and efforts to overturn standards for protecting air, water and worker safety could have long-term, widespread effects that would upend hard-won gains in environmental and public health.
There are now at least 57,000 Texas school children being exempted from their vaccines for nonmedical reasons, about a 20-fold rise since 2003.
The party’s leaders have been far too cautious in the past. Newer ideas could spark real change in who owns and runs America.
In terms of white women’s voting habits, 2016 was bad—and 2018 was worse.
Republicans banked this election on lies, fear-mongering, and rule-rigging. It almost worked.
Voter turnout among 18 to 29-year-olds in the 2018 midterm elections was 31 percent, according to a preliminary estimate by Tufts University.