Political Party Prejudice Is Bigger Than Racism

Political Party Prejudice Is Bigger Than Racism

Prejudice is on the retreat in America -- except in our politics. ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Deeply Divided: Racial Politics And Social Movements In Postwar America’

Weekend Reader: ‘Deeply Divided: Racial Politics And Social Movements In Postwar America’

After years of dysfunction, the state of American politics is clear: Washington, D.C. is broken, and the public is too divided to fix it. How did we reach this desperate point? Do ...

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James Jeffords, Vermont Senator Who Left The GOP, Dies At 80

James Jeffords, Vermont Senator Who Left The GOP, Dies At 80

By Rebecca Bratek, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, h ...

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Americans Increasingly See Opposing Party As ‘Threat’ To Nation

Americans Increasingly See Opposing Party As ‘Threat’ To Nation

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- More than one-third of Republicans and just over a quarter of Democrats see the other party as a "threat to the nation's w ...

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Seeking Sanity On Sgt. Bergdahl

Seeking Sanity On Sgt. Bergdahl

GETTYSBURG, PA -- There were many poignant moments in President Obama's speech in Normandy commemorating the 70th anniversary of D-Day. But two sentences he spoke at what he calle ...

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What’s So Bad About Political Polarization?

What’s So Bad About Political Polarization?

Jan. 10 (Bloomberg) -- The Monkey Cage series summarizing what political scientists know -- and don’t know -- about partisan polarization continues to be outstanding, a real must- ...

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Poll: Number Of Liberal Americans Hits All-Time High In 2013

Poll: Number Of Liberal Americans Hits All-Time High In 2013

The percentage of Americans who describe themselves as "liberal" has reached an all-time high, according a Gallup poll released Friday. The poll finds that 23 percent of Americans ...

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Show Me The Fraud

Show Me The Fraud

Show me the fraud. Show me the hordes of college students using fake IDs to cast votes for president. Show me the poor people boarding buses and trains or walking for miles so the ...

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