Sexual assault on college campuses is a serious problem that deserves better attention that it often receives. But a failure to verify an accuser's claims harms actual victims of sexual assault.
Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush may have made a mistake claiming Hispanic heritage on a voter-registration form. But even Univision might forgive the slip-up.
Given that prisoners are wards of the state, they’re generally entitled to essential medical care free of charge. Yet sexual reassignment surgery may be different.
Many advocates and observers say marijuana legalization will be a key issue in the 2016 presidential race.
The governors of Indiana and Arkansas had to act quickly to stem the backlash against 'religious freedom' laws. Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger says too many fellow Republicans are 'fighting for laws that fly in the face of equality and freedom.'
It's worth noting that Bush’s numbers are higher in this poll than they have been in any polling since the beginning of the year. The fact that he's now hitting numbers above 20% tends to cast doubts on the claim that Bush is 'too moderate' for the GOP base.
What's propping up Hillary Clinton's presidential prospects is the conviction that Democrats have no bench. Here are 10 prospects, with former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley heading the list.
Despite the well-meaning efforts of reformers, the evidence against moderation inside the GOP on same-sex marriage remains robust, even if it means losing the 2016 presidential election.
Democrats could rally behind a colleague under fire, but a Democratic administration indicted him. Republicans could rejoice that a high-ranking Democrat is in trouble, but he's also a key critic of White House policy on Iran and Cuba.
As the United States and Russia teeter toward a new cold war, an old forum for informal diplomacy – the Dartmouth Conference – is back in business.
Harry Reid says he doesn't regret spreading false charges about Mitt Romney's taxes during the 2012 presidential campaign. It matters that we're so cynical about our political system that we're willing to accept it.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence thought he was doing something politically smart when he signed Indiana's religious freedom law. He wasn't.
GOP pollster Whit Ayres praised Indiana’s political system at a Monitor breakfast on Wednesday for adapting 'remarkably quickly' to the 'value conflict' that has erupted over its new religious freedom law.
Rubio faces candidates who are already better known and likely to be better funded. His support for immigration reform could hurt him in early primary states like Iowa and South Carolina. He has little room for error.