Editorial cartoonist Steve Brodner looks at a politics the same way children play the game “opposite day,” by comparing what politicians do to what they say.
In this essay, Jon Meacham considers the legacy of Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and compares the relatively interactive political environment in which he lived to the collision of political extremities today.
Need to Know investigates the fight to redraw Congressional district lines, and interview two of the biggest figures in that battle: Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Harold Ickes.
In this extended web interview, Rebecca Traister and Melissa Harris-Perry join Alison discuss whether the record numbers of women running for Congress equal progress on women’s issues.
This week on Need to Know, we bring you a special hour-long report on the midterm elections, including a look at faulty voting machines and investigation into redistricting.
Has a program intended by Congress to help native Alaskans delivered on its promise? In cooperation with the Washington Post, Need to Know examines whether a plan to promote the welfare of the disadvantaged and disenfranchised has instead enriched non-native executives and shortchanged taxpayers.
Need to Know’s Jon Meacham interviews Peter Stone of the non-partisan Center for Public Integrity on the influence of money and corporations in this year’s midterm elections.