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In conferences and forums around Washington last week, hacked emails and election influencing were not on the agenda. Rather, the talk centered on strategic stability, terrorism, and other areas of mutual interest that undergird US-Russia relations.
As the cofounder of Moveon.org, I'm steeped in progressive culture. I often hear the argument that we must overwhelm conservatives with greater numbers. But I ask my progressive friends to consider another approach.
Opponents of Donald Trump struggled with whether to befriend or fight his supporters. But it might not be an either/or choice.
A couple drinks tea at a restaurant overlooking the Kalyan Mosque, Kalyan Minaret, and Mir-i-arab Madrassa in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, on Aug. 29, 2019. The minaret was built in 1127.
Donald Trump offered so few specific policy prescriptions in the election that many pundits are saying he remains a relatively blank slate.
With all the divisive rhetoric, sensationalist journalism, and inflamed passions during this election cycle, schools can be one of our saving graces. Unfortunately, 40 percent of teachers are hesitant to teach about the election.
The civility revolution is particularly strong within the millennial generation, who have created a cross-party 'Future Caucus' on Capitol Hill and in a dozen state legislatures.
The phrase, suitably festive for Halloween, has gained currency in political circles to explain polling blips that don't mean anything.
When voters vote for president but not for other races on the ballot, that's roll-off, and experts are wondering if it will be an issue with Trump voters.
Our presidents are not pugilists, but politicians. For the sake of our democracy, let's stop confusing the two.
The phrase, invoked by candidates from Justin Trudeau to Evan McMullin, has been used 408 times in media coverage so far this year – almost 100 times more than four years ago.
Gore's movie, An Inconvenient Truth, was just about to come out. A libertarian think tank had published attack ads against it. My co-facilitator and I brought them together.
A federal policy that has not worked is being forced on my grandkids. I, a white liberal from the North, once favored it. They, black students at a public high school in Mississippi, now don’t.
“Zinger” is one of many political words originating in the sports world. But by 1970, as political discourse became less civil and more confrontational, it turned into a catchy synonym for a barbed quip.
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