The Senate has given a lifetime appointment to an ideologue and alleged sexual abuser, completing the right's judicial counterrevolution.
This isn’t the first time our democracy has faced the Founder’s nightmare—but it is the most dangerous.
The third president’s election and two terms were hailed by some as revolutionary and a national salvation, but others saw a darkness beneath Thomas Jefferson's republicanism.
Why did the Federalist and Republican factions each view its opponents as existential threats to the new nation during the Adams administration?
If President Washington was such a unifying force, why were the early 1790s so violent and contested?
In establishing a centralized government, American elites struggled to find a balance between a top-down system and a system of the people. The arguments that raged in the late 18th century linger with us today.
To derail Donald Trump’s domestic agenda, the left is bolstering the autonomy of states and cities to protect minorities, the poor, the undocumented and our ecosystems.
The “Muslim ban” has been addressed under a time-honored scrutiny. But with the president’s team sending mixed signals, the question is: Has the administration learned anything?
The hope of many Trump opponents is that at least 37 Republican electors, slated to vote for Trump, will vote for someone else This would leave him with 269 electoral votes or fewer -- not enough to be declared president This would leave him with 269 electoral votes or fewer—not enough to be declared president.