What Rick Perry Understands About Ebola That Ted Cruz Doesn't

Opportunistic Republicans are calling for travel bans and mandatory quarantines. The experts say those steps wouldn't help—and might actually hurt.

Voter ID Laws Are Costing Taxpayers Millions

Research shows they impose costs, effectively discouraging low-income people from exercising their right to vote.

The New Jobs Numbers Are Great. There's Just One Problem...

The economy is strengthening, but wages are stagnant.

Why Political Candidates Should Spend More Time Learning the Issues

Candidates should spend more time thinking about policy.

Obama Deserves Credit, Not Criticism, for His Recent Immigration Record

There's a reason you don't hear about the "border crisis" anymore.

New Study Shows Free Birth Control Reduces Abortions

Make contraception available and affordable, and people really use it.

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Was a Victim of the "Glass Cliff"

Women who take leadership positions frequently face special peril