Alec MacGillis
Senior Editor

Five Lessons for Hillary Clinton From Andrew Cuomo's Primary Scare
September 10, 2014

Beware: liberals are a restive bunch these days.

We Must Stop Inflating Our Elected Leaders
Lessons from Bob McDonnell's conviction
September 05, 2014

It's high time our democracy stops calling its governors "Excellencies."

Eric Cantor's New Wall Street Job Isn't Paying Him What He's Really Worth
September 02, 2014

Let's face it, he's earned himself way more than a $1.6 million signing bonus.

In America Today, a 9-Year-Old Girl Can't Play Alone in a Park But She Can Play With an Uzi
August 28, 2014

Parents can be locked up for the former, but not the latter. What a double standard.

This One Congressional Race Epitomizes the GOP's Increasing Extremism
August 25, 2014

A Wisconsin seat is likely to shift from a NAACP member to an MLK Day-condemner.

This Is a Cop. In America.
The disturbing trend toward secrecy in American policing
August 14, 2014

The two reasons for this trend are equally depressing.

Those War-Ready Cops in Ferguson Are 9/11's Awful Legacy—and Your Taxes Are Paying for It
August 14, 2014

Local police departments have been given an insane amount of money and military-grade weaponry.