On Nov. 6,
Democratic candidates for Assembly offices in Wisconsin earned almost 200,000
more votes than their Republican counterparts, yet they’ll be in the minority
in that chamber and in the state Senate for the next two
What's next? Amid all the munchie-themed jokes from reporters, political elites and late-night comedians, this remains the overarching question after Coloradans voted overwhelmingly to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana
You just can’t please some people.
Gov. Scott Walker is playing a high-stakes game of chicken—a game that
could seriously affect the state’s citizens and health care industry—by stalling
on implementing the federal Affordable Care Act’s requirement that states
What Barack Obama tried to tell America in the hour of his remarkable victory is that the nation's future won on Election Day. Seeking to inspire and to heal, the re-elected president offered an open hand to partisan
Kudos to the 70% of Wisconsinites who voted on Tuesday. Elections matter, and this one was historic. I’m grateful that President Barack Obama earned a second term. Let the pundits and analysts pick apart his ground game and data-crunching, but as far as I’m concerned it was the triumph of reality over fantasy—of creating a realistic tax code vs. one that only works in an alternate univers...
As this is being written, no one knows exactly how Election Day will go in the state or nation. But it’s already clear what horrendous ugliness was unleashed on our election process by the Citizens United decision by a one-vote
The ruin and
hardship inflicted by a natural disaster can reveal truths that political
propaganda tends to obscure. When Hurricane Sandy destroyed swaths of the
Northeast, darkened our largest city and plunged