The situation is the result of decades of both Democrat and Republican attitudes toward immigration. The current crisis at the border is the natural progression of a long-fraught approach that’s largely been fueled by misinformation, distrust and racism.
The latest is Attorney General Jeff Sessions' announcement that the Trump administration will no longer defend provisions of the Affordable Care Act that protect consumers with pre-existing medical conditions.
Gov. Scott Walker did everything he could to prevent an election to fill the vacant state Senate seat representing northeast Wisconsin’s historically Republican District 1. Now we know why.
We recently saw the sad juxtaposition of Trump isolating himself from the leaders of the world’s major democracies while he heaped praise on an oppressor who has perhaps the world’s worst human rights record.
Host Charlie Sykes talks with The Weekly Standard writer Michael Warren about President Trump's family separation policy and the escalating trade war with China.
Separating children from their parents who are trying to enter the United States at the border is reprehensible and inhumane.
While the court didn’t kill the Democrats’ challenge altogether, it did allow the Republican maps to stand. It was the right decision, as overturning the GOP maps would have been a precedent-setting intrusion into the longstanding reapportionment process.
The Supreme Court declined to act to stop partisan gerrymandering, so we must act instead.
We cannot have a functioning republic if the politicians choose their voters. We cannot have a credible democracy if courts do not make sure that partisan lines do not create unfair voting outcomes.
The U.S. Supreme Court didn't completely close a key door to democracy. It just made knocking on more doors more important.
And frankly, Roys looked like the best candidate.
A recently released report reveals that the number of Wisconsin residents living in poverty is growing, in large part because wages have not kept pace with the cost of child care, health care, and other expenses.
My campaign for governor is about serving the state’s middle class, not the fat cats.
Addiction experts frequently say relapse is a part of recovery from addiction to drugs or alcohol. That is very often an unfortunate truth. But in the criminal justice system, we often expect and demand perfection when it comes to abstinence from alcohol and drugs.
More contested seats, tough campaign tactics could make for tighter, intense races.