Voting rights and electoral issues were on the ballot in 13 states, and voters overwhelmingly supported expanding access to the ballot box.
The 1950s nirvana of unionized manufacturing jobs is gone forever, no matter how successful the Trump agenda may be.
California is a progressive stronghold. It’s also home to some of the most unjust laws in the nation.
A record number of openly gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people were elected in the midterms, despite Republican efforts to turn back the clock.
Low turnout makes it easier for incumbents and the well-connected to win elections in red, blue, and purple states.
Campaigns based on hope and optimism can still lead the way — Democrats proved it this election cycle.
In the Obama era, Democrats suffered their most consequential losses in state houses. This election could turn the tide.
There can be no respite from fighting today’s Republican Party, a uniquely dangerous organization fueled by a radical hostility to modern social democracy.
I voted for the first time in 2000, and watched the Florida recount descend into farce. It has only gotten worse ever since.
The party suffered huge losses in the last decade thanks in part to a lack of fresh talent. That has all changed with this election.
A fierce, compassionate black woman engaged working-class voters in her run for governor of Georgia and showed the electoral future for Democrats.
Young, diverse urban communities are worst hit by the housing crisis. Democrats must make it an issue of national urgency.
Al-Qaeda’s most potent weapon is an idea that we’ve been unable to defeat, writes Ali Soufan, the author of Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State.
Turkey is the world’s worst jailer of journalists, and the killing of Jamal Khashoggi gave its president an enormous opportunity. He seized it.
It's absurd that Facebook thinks it can define what is “legitimate" news, given its well-documented abuses of power and invasions of privacy.
At any point, Mayor Bill de Blasio could have held the police accountable for my son’s death. He’s chosen not to.
Here's a foreign policy fight progressives should embrace. It’s realistic, popular, and morally correct.
Your district attorney has more power over who gets jailed than judges, juries, or even the police. And you elect them.
When I broke my silence about the powerful man who assaulted me, I wanted my kids to see that the truth matters. Today, I have no idea what to tell them.
The time has come for the left to constrain the court and limit the power of its right-wing majority.
Seeing Live Nation/Ticketmaster credited at the end of A Star Is Born is like finding out The Handmaid’s Tale was produced by Donald Trump.
Historically the court's most controversial decisions have been angrily opposed, but respected. That could change after Brett Kavanaugh.
He’s the night terror we wish we didn’t return to: a constant reminder of the belligerent drunk who feels entitled to our bodies.
It wasn't until I was 49 years old in 2007 — years after stepping down as treasurer of the United States — that I went public with my story of abuse.
The work of Golf Digest and a group of college students freed an innocent man after 27 years behind bars. How many more are waiting for their lucky break?
We have finally reached a mainstream realization that “personal” matters are inextricably connected to power, and that sexual behavior has social and political consequences.
A single sentence, written as the ruins of the World Trade Center still smoldered, has been the legal foundation for 17 years of war.
In a culture that lionizes survivors of challenging childhoods, many of us who grew up lucky have been embellishers.
Companies practicing racial or gender inequality cannot receive government dollars. It's time to do the same for economic inequality.
Neither Trump nor his Supreme Court pick lack legitimacy. Both are the products of an undemocratic system that enables minority rule.