Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey hold a news conference for their proposed “Green New Deal,” Washington, D.C., February 7, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Presidential power is out of control, and our legislature must reassert…

Game of Thrones (HBO) Both Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead are obliged by the nature of their dramatic structures to consider the fundamental questions of politics, and both invite deeply conservative interpretations. Conservatives…

Joe Biden attends an Obamacare anniversary event on Capitol Hill in March 2017. (Reuters photo: Aaron P. Bernstein) Former Vice President Joe Biden announced his entry into the crowded Democratic primary field Thursday, officially launching…

Senator Bernie Sanders (I, Vt.) greets attendees before an event to introduce the “Medicare for All Act of 2017” on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., September 13, 2017. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) And the Democrats are rallying…

Hillary Clinton speaks in Las Vegas, Nev., in 2016. (Steve Marcus/Reuters) Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that President Trump would have been indicted over the actions described in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s…

Bernie Sanders supporters during an event introducing the “Medicare for All Act of 2017” on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., September 13, 2017. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) House Democrats have scheduled the first ever hearing for Medicare for…

(Roman Genn) But retail politics, so far, is not her thing Des Moines Kamala Harris is at the Mars Cafe, an environmentally conscious coffee shop on the edge of Drake University’s campus, to grab a…

President Donald Trump talks with aides and Secret Service agents as he attends the 2019 White House Easter Egg Roll in Washington, D.C., April 22, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) The lawsuit he just filed in an…

Sen. Kamala Harris speaks at a campaign stop in Concord, N.H., February 18, 2019. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Senator Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) said Monday that as president she would unilaterally tighten gun control laws through executive…

Ukrainian presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy waves to supporters following the announcement of the first exit poll in the presidential election at his campaign headquarters in Kiev, Ukraine, April 21, 2019. (Viacheslav Ratynskyi/Reuters) Electorates worldwide are…

Border Patrol agents apprehend undocumented migrants after they illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in Mission, Texas, April 9, 2019. (Loren Elliott/Reuters) Denying bond to those who try to enter illegally but then claim asylum is…

President Barack Obama participates in an interview with Vox’s Ezra Klein (center) and Sarah Kliff at Blair House in 2017. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) Vox's Ezra Klein would do better to examine his own party’s many phobias.…

Rep. Ilhan Omar speaks about Trump administration policies towards Muslim immigrants outside the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., April 10, 2019. (Jim Bourg/Reuters) When the ‘victim’ is the victimizer ‘It has to stop,” says Representative…

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in 2017. (Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters) The Massachusetts senator proposes to use some of the most economically damaging forms of taxation in a misguided attempt to help…