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Congress is unlikely to pass ambitious policies like “Medicare for All” or the Green New Deal, even if a Democratic proponent of them were elected. But there are plenty of reasons to run on them.
The former vice president and Vermont senator will be together on the second night of the Democratic debate. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar will share a stage the night before.
A record-breaking year of female candidates and nominees will culminate in a record-breaking number of female legislators on Capitol Hill next year.
There’s a common stereotype that women lawmakers are more bipartisan in their work than men. But as record numbers of women run for Congress, a new study says that’s not true.
The unanimous decision comes as a record number of women run for the U.S. House — and motherhood takes on an increasingly visible role in politics.
Over 9 in 10 people think both gossip and deliberate touching are inappropriate at work, and many have seen it happen. Yet, almost no one admitted to doing either in a new Ipsos/NPR poll.
Donald Trump is fueling many women’s desire to run for office in 2018 — in the words of one analyst, he’s “the gift that keeps on giving” to the resistance.
The GOP has rushed its bill through Congress and may pass the package of tax changes less than two months after introducing it.
Neither the House nor Senate proposals do much for the lowest-income Americans, and some higher-income people could gain a lot.