Paul Ryan’s "envy economics" label invites a description of his own approach, which would slash taxes on the rich and cut programs for the poor and middle class.
Continuing the debate on programs like POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment).
The prevailing view among conservatives: The GOP's central goal should be to spend two more years making Obama look bad.
The nation faces problems that are real and pressing. Yet our political system remains stagnant—and that’s unlikely to change even after 2014.
The appointment of Blase Cupich will have an impact beyond the Catholic Church because it tells us about the role Francis wants the church to play in American life.
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.”
Most of us remain woefully unprepared for life’s final transition. One way of addressing this problem is the Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment paradigm.
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.
It’s unfortunate that the Obama administration’s initial, parsimonious exemption for religious groups helped ignite the firestorm that led to Hobby Lobby.
We are now beginning to see the consequences of Red State hostility to health-care reform, and they are devastating for the poor.