Am I am the only one who has any empathy for Jeb Bush's difficulty answering a straightforward question: Was going to war in Iraq the right thing to do?
Will we regard poverty as a haunting national problem, or will politicians talk only about the middle class since mentioning the poor is politically toxic?
Prime Minister David Cameron's surprising success in winning an outright majority of seats in Britain's Parliament is the result of a paradox: The center in Britain held and flew apart at the same time.
Republicans and conservatives have a brand problem. Their presidential campaign will only aggravate it as candidates are forced to double-down on an ideology that is in danger of decline.
Church and state separation is essential to our secular government. But we must still find ways of respecting each other on matters of faith and politics.
The violence that has engulfed Baltimore is visible and heartbreaking evidence of a city that has been under siege for decades.
There is a decline of trust in traditional political parties but also a rise in partisanship. Is this what democracy unraveling looks like?
Republicans lost the state by trying to court non-white voters while saying, "Come support us, we like you, but we want to deport your children."
The late Daniel Patrick Moynihan was someone who managed to live on both sides of the ideological divide and still kept his own thinking coherent.
How marriage equality opponents finally overstepped their bounds -- and wrecked what was left of their credibility.
Democrats will miss Harry Reid more than they think.
Ted Cruz will never be president -- but he might destroy plenty of Republicans who could actually win.
Congressional Republicans' new budgets prove what the GOP really thinks of working Americans.
Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign was politically genius -- and horribly reckless for Israel's future.
The Senate GOP letter to Iran has inspired an explosion of hypocrisy on the right.