When Ocasio-Cortez calls for “Medicare for All,” the right calls her a socialist. But a large segment of the US electorate may be ready for a bit of socialism.
Democrats could resolve divisions over speakership by choosing both Pelosi and a successor now.
Democratic control of the House of Representatives offers Republicans the chance to redeem themselves and begin the process of healing a dangerously divided country.
Despite the Democrats’ gains, the United States is structurally a remarkably conservative country. Republicans have the tools to defend themselves for decades to come.
In the U.S., we have moved to event-driven elections. Republicans could very well hold on to both houses of Congress.
How it has taken a political novice in the White House only a year and a half to hollow out the centuries-old system of the U.S. separation of powers.
After the U.S. saw moderate progress on labor issues under Obama, Donald Trump has wasted no time to attack workers and the labor movement in the U.S.
The rot needs to stop if public trust in government, already at a low, is to be restored. But the prospects for constructive reforms are poor.
For over 30 years now, the Democrats have allowed the Republicans to define them. No wonder then that the Democrats often fall short during election times.