The prevailing view among conservatives: The GOP's central goal should be to spend two more years making Obama look bad.
Barack Obama has always been right that joining the fray requires hope. So it is all the more dispiriting that Americans seem to be fed up with the whole thing.
Republicans have been effective at turning the anger that working-class whites feel about being left behind against liberals, Democrats, and President Obama.
Instead of accepting the cold calculus of politicians, we should look to something deeper for clues about the real sources of peace and conflict.
The United States commences air strikes against ISIS, without a clear sense of what can be achieved and without authorization from Congress.
Karl Rove was on to something when he recently wrote “each passing day provides evidence as to why a GOP Senate majority is still in doubt.”
Though an intelligence agency operates largely in secret, its credibility depends on respect for the law and clear accountability.
The president has reason to be frustrated that one sentence ripped out of context can paint a picture of a directionless approach to the world.
Does the threat of ISIS justify expanding military involvement in Iraq? Obama faces a decision he set out to avoid.
We are confronted with a conservative judiciary using any argument it can to win ideological victories that elude their side in the elected branches of government.
In his short and perplexing concurrence on Hobby Lobby, Justice Kennedy offered a path to resolving the dispute over the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate.