Sanders is not a socialist. And Denmark is not a utopian ideal to which Americans should aspire. Here's why.
With the presidential debates being derided as evidence we live in a “post-fact" political world, why aren't the moderators “truth vigilantes”?
As he turns his attention to his post-presidency, Barack Obama will wield two more powerful tools: a pulpit and a chair.
Perhaps the 5'10" candidate felt like he needed a 'lift.'
The dwindling ranks of those who line up to defend America’s system are able to do so only if they view it through a prism of its lofty 18th-century ideals, rather than 21st-century realities.
A recent study shows Donald Trump is out of date when he claims "people are pouring across our southern border".
Three of our regular writers offer their thoughts on the key economic issues and themes in the new year.
Get up to speed on the first-in-the nation voting which takes place on February 1.
A look back at a year marked by terrorism, gun violence and clashes between police and African Americans.
An unedifying row over "stolen" data has the Democrats' political staffers at loggerheads.
Did you miss the Democratic debate on Saturday? Here are some of the key themes that developed and scholarship to help you understand them.
George Wallace, Ross Perot and Pat Buchanan all reshaped American elections with their populism. Is Donald Trump just standing on their shoulders?
Who is most fit to serve as America's commander-in-chief? Our scholars watched the latest GOP debate to decide.
That means turning against Tea Party favorites Trump and Cruz.
Thomas Jefferson would disagree with Trump's call to bar one religious group from entering the country. But that's not to say that Trump's idea isn't anything new in American history.
Donald Trump is Protestant, Bernie Sanders is Jewish and Ted Cruz is a Southern Baptist. But do such religious affiliations mean anything?
Trump is up -- way up -- in the polls, but he's losing the endorsement game.
If journalism is supposed to be a force for truth, accountability and enlightenment in the political process, then it appears to be failing on the biggest of stages.
The budgeting method seems to be back in vogue 39 years after Jimmy Carter introduced it to the federal government. So what is it and can it change our free-spending ways?
The irascible, unassuming junior senator from Vermont is riding high – and the effect could echo for years to come.