COVID-19 could end up taking down two presidents—the one who was grossly incompetent, and the one who expected to ride a vaccine to victory over the coronavirus. In other words, Donald Trump might very well have been re-elected if...
There’s no more pretending that religion doesn’t play a role in the ruling that (at least) five conservative justices are readying to overturn Roe. In a democracy founded on the separation of church and state, we’ve got a Supreme...
In the era of Black Lives Matter, does the Biden administration really want to take on prominent activists like Al Sharpton and Ben Crump—and make lives potentially harder for Black men, all because the government says it’s in their...
The one person most responsible for the looming loss of abortion rights—aside from the president who appointed three anti-Roe justices—is Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins, who in October of 2018 became the 50th and deciding vote in the Senate...
Red state Republican governors are vetoing bills targeting transgender children, mostly over sports access in schools, only to have redder state legislatures override their vetoes in search of a political payoff in November. The dissonance is pitting conservatives against...
“Forced birth”—that’s how Maryland Democrats phrased Republican efforts to derail a new law that allows trained health-care practitioners to perform abortions, as opposed to limiting the procedure only to doctors. It’s not a radical step, even though Gov. Larry...
Women are the backbone of the Democratic Party, and yet there’s an ongoing exodus of 11 Democratic women from the House. This includes Rep. Stephanie Murphy, a member of the Jan. 6 Committee who flipped her Florida district from...
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu did what so many Republicans claim privately they’d like to do—he took on Donald Trump, calling him “crazy.” Sununu added, “I don’t think he’s so crazy that you could put him in a mental...
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was already held in favorable regard by the American public before the Supreme Court nominee sat for Senate confirmation hearings. But her popularity grew even more after the hearings, thanks to a tag team of...
For 77 years, the concept of Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) has kept the use of nuclear weapons at bay. But an increasingly desperate Russia, bogged down in a disastrous war of choice in Ukraine, threatens that status quo. As...

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