Dianne Feinstein, previously the U.S.’s oldest sitting senator, died at 90 on September 29, 2023. The California Democrat was mourned across the aisle.
New data shows Americans are overwhelming in agreement on climate change. Where does the conversation go from here?
Today, we find ourselves in a high-stakes struggle. Polarization is tearing us apart, pushing us towards a precipice where civil war is not an unthinkable consequence.
Some Democratic and Republican lawmakers are pushing to increase transparency around UAP sightings.
Governor Spencer Cox (R-Utah) assumed leadership of the National Governors Association earlier this month and made polarization his key issue.
The group being stereotyped, and sometimes denigrated, goes by a variety of names. Some of them sound neutral: “centrists,” “moderates,” “bi-partisans,” "trans-partisans." Other names are explicitly critical: “cowards,” “frauds,” “complicits," “wishy-washy.”
AI has made headlines recently as a potentially world-altering technology. While there are many opinions floating around about the technology's benefits and risks, Republicans and Democrats agree on some key points about AI, such as the impact of artificial intelligence on people’s personal lives and decision making.
The Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 passed just days before the United States defaulted on its debt obligations. Here’s an overview of where voters and politicians agreed and disagreed on the debt ceiling package.
Somehow, Biden and McCarthy managed to resurrect the art of compromise in an extraordinarily uncompromising time.
There’s progress on the debt limit. There’s no progress. Conservatives have revolted. Liberal Democrats are angry. Negotiators actually ate a meal together. That’s a good sign. No it isn’t. Who’s up? Who’s down?
Opioid addiction and fentanyl laced drugs continue to be an issue across communities, Republican and Democratic. Here are a few bipartisan solutions to the issue.
There’s an old saying in politics: be suspicious of anything that passes by a unanimous vote.
While working in Congress from 2011 through February 2015 for a member who was part of the founding of the House Freedom Caucus, I saw firsthand the need for leadership beyond over-stated positions and the stalemates they create.
Sometimes the left and right agree on things for opposite reasons. Sometimes for the same reason. And still, nothing happens.
A bipartisan group of congressional leaders now aims to pass reforms to the 1887 law governing this process, the Electoral Count Act, before the end of 2022.
There are plenty of aspects of workers’ rights and well-being that gain approval from people across the political spectrum.
Poverty compounds many policies and social issues, from education to incarceration. This means that both sides have incentives to mitigate it, resulting in a lot of common ground on the issue.
Education is an issue that touches everyone – and can easily be divisive, especially when it comes to matters like whether teachers should be allowed to conceal information from parents about their child. So, where do Americans agree on education policy?
While much of the country remains deeply divided on trans issues, there has been much progress and common ground on LGBTQ issues as a whole.
With the United States consistently oscillating between isolationist and interventionist periods depending on the political climate, views about foreign policy tend to shift with the times. Even so, party divisions exist on this issue, as does common ground.