The tragic irony is that the volcanic extremism on display is anything but invisible or mysterious or unexpected.
Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal responded that she cannot "accept children being gunned down in classrooms and mass shootings in grocery stores, salons, and places of worship."
We're going to find out before long, not whether America is an exceptional, indispensable nation but, rather, whether it can still be called a civilized nation.
After a sheriff’s deputy was murdered in a Denver suburb, Colorado state Rep. Cole Wist took action by sponsoring a red flag bill. It likely cost him his seat. ProPublica spoke to Wist about the harsh realities of gun reform.
If we don’t stop this scourge of election rejection, then the future (and innate rights) of citizen voting are bleak
Still, fringe candidates are luring GOP voters and winning key races.
"Senators who ensured this fate instead of providing the relief small business needs now must be held accountable."
Another extreme wing of the Republican Party is emerging, and it’s not all Trump.
Democrats must treat voters as consumers who view politics (rightly) as “another marketable product.” A coherent party must deliver big, core, election-winning achievements—if only to avoid a mid-term bloodbath.
American voters are passionate, but they don’t think voting in primaries matters.