Far from what our Founding Fathers envisioned, the legislative branch has become a junior partner to the executive, a new study finds.
If Republicans succeed in dismantling Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, we can kiss what's left of our democracy goodbye.
The GOP will never hold Donald Trump accountable for his actions. It's up to the rest of us to reclaim our democracy.
The guilty plea of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen and the fraud conviction of onetime campaign chair Paul Manafort are presenting a loyalty test for Republicans, while Democrats fear calls for impeachment will galvanize GOP voters in November.
Primaries held in four states—Vermont, Connecticut, Minnesota and Wisconsin—featured names like Bernie Sanders, Scott Walker and Tim Pawlenty, along with those of a number of newer contenders.
Despite the president's words, Republicans, trying to protect their majority in Congress, are playing down the chance of a shutdown as the November election nears.
“He’s kind of changed the narrative of the conversation that it’s really not OK to let other people take advantage of America,” says Texas Rep. Mike Conaway.
House Speaker Paul Ryan comes out against an effort by a small group of conservatives to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
The deputy attorney general is accused of refusing to provide information related to investigations of "Russiagate" and Hillary Clinton. GOP leaders are seen as unlikely to back the impeachment effort.
Going to the polls in November and changing leadership in Congress may be the only way to hold the Trump administration accountable.