As our federal debt spirals up and up, military readiness will inevitably suffer.
A new global survey finds that right-of-center ideology and education affect support for democracy.
As Republicans and Democrats abandon the middle ground, America’s two-party system is due for disruption.
The United States is facing an aging population and a lack of skilled workers. The president's immigration policy is only going to make it worse.
Those of us who have criticized the president when he has made mistakes should give him credit when he makes the right call.
Too many Republicans these days are convincing themselves that private handwringing or wincing is an adequate response.
The White House is in a tailspin, and even the president's fans are starting to realize it.
McCain fervently believes in the ennoblement of caring about something bigger than your own interests.
The Republican senator reflects the better aspects of what our democratic system can produce.
As summer travel and holidays get underway, your Elephants in the Room contributors have resurrected a tradition from our erstwhile Shadow Government days and put together our summer reading list.
Once-fringe views about Islam and radicalization are becoming more mainstream.
Donald Trump has so thoroughly co-opted the Republican Party that it has given up everything it used to stand for.