The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), a powerful lobby for pro-Israel candidates in the U.S., has endorsed dozens of Republicans who have endorsed the Big Lie that Donald Trump won the 2020 election. Some of them even voted...
On the night of President Joe Biden’s first State of the Union address, in which the president called for unity against both foreign and domestic threats, why would a fellow Democrat feel compelled to deliver a progressive response? Michigan...
There’s been remarkably little open lobbying on behalf of the three known SCOTUS finalists, but lines are being drawn and clear preferences are emerging with the decision expected any day. Twenty-eight organizations that represent criminal defense attorneys, public defenders,...
The Republican National Committee makes no apologies for picking up the tab for former President Donald Trump’s legal bills, even when the fees have nothing to do with his official duties, or its mission as a political party. There...
The National Butterfly Center, in Mission, Texas, was forced to close indefinitely after Kimberly Lowe, a fringe congressional candidate running in a GOP primary in Virginia, visited the site with hopes of uncovering a child sex-trafficking hub. Denied entry...
President Joe Biden’s recent poll numbers are bleak, with declining support among independents and Democrats—even among his core supporters in the Black community. But the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer presents the president with a unique opportunity...
The Jan. 6 Committee took a lot of heat over how long it took to organize, and for its lack of support from Republicans. But compared to the stalemate between the two parties and the bickering among Democrats, the...
We’re a year into the Biden presidency and the historic moment for broadscale change has come and is probably gone. Democrats are deflated, dreams of addressing society’s unmet needs — like strengthening the social safety net and addressing climate...
When Deborah Lipstadt was nominated last summer to lead an expanded State Department office as an ambassador to monitor and confront antisemitism abroad, the appointment appeared ready to sail through. Professor Lipstadt is a renowned scholar of the Holocaust,...
Like many cities, the District of Columbia has seen gun violence rise even as overall crime has declined. Ghost guns have flooded into the city, prompting DC Democratic Party chair Charles E. Wilson to take his kids trick-or-treating in...

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