Americans are often expected to have some level of higher education before they enter the workforce. These political leaders are asking: Shouldn’t government help them along?
There are dozens of congressional seats nationwide that share similarities with this conservative area near Atlanta—where a special election scheduled for Tuesday has been unusually competitive.
There aren’t many institutions in Washington and beyond championing the president’s nationalistic policies. But there are plenty trying to pull his agenda in a more traditional Republican direction.
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Lawmakers are finding that their desire to shrink the program doesn’t jibe with the interests of their base.
Former President Bill Clinton strategically positioned himself between dueling Republicans and Democrats in Congress—and got deals out of it. Could Donald Trump do the same?
In an era of polarization and distrust, these local innovators—from a team of urban planners to a kids’ baseball coach—show that individuals can still better their communities.
Comprehensive insurance, with benefits like maternity or mental-health coverage, could become unaffordable—if not unavailable—under the GOP’s replacement plan.
The president wants to convert the GOP into a “worker’s party” for voters of all races. But it may be too late.
The administration’s early weeks have seen the president pulled between his own nationalist agenda and the libertarian-infused economic policies of House Speaker Paul Ryan.
Diversity among union members—particularly in race and occupation—translates to splintering political allegiances.
The 2020 election is projected to mark the first time in more than 40 years that baby boomers aren’t the largest generation of eligible voters.
Unique authority granted to the golden state allows it to have a profound impact on emissions regulations.
The military and older whites are the big winners in the president’s budget proposal, Democratic constituencies and Republican budget hawks are the big losers.
Some Republicans want fewer immigrants of any stripe.
Republicans want to shrink government. But their core voters benefit from assistance, like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the most.
His plans have been complicated by virtually every counterforce, at home and abroad, that can limit a president.
The very parts of the Affordable Care Act that Republicans see as government overreach are the parts that make insurance more affordable for their base.
Immigrants in the United States are slowly moving from big-city melting pots into traditionally GOP territory—posing an electoral challenge to lawmakers who haven’t opposed the president’s policies.