Elaine Kamarck is a lecturer in public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She has worked on six democratic presidential campaigns and is the author of “Primary Politics: How Presidential Candidates have Shaped the Modern Nominating System.” Need to Know anchor Jeff Greenfield speaks with Kamarck about why women tend to lean more [...]
Looking ahead to next week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, we report on the effort by Dems to carry the state of Ohio.
This week, Republicans in the House of Representatives made good on their promise to vote to repeal health care reform. Democrats in the Senate have vowed to block the new legislation, but one thing is certain: the battle is not over. On this week’s edition of “Just Ask,” Peter Sagal offers some counterintuitive advice to Democrats.
Peter Sagal offers some advice to a certain down-in-the-dumps Leader of the Free World.
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.