American democracy is in crisis. Two commonly proposed reforms seek to strengthen our democracy by attacking partisan polarization directly. One seeks to create an American multi-party system. The other hopes to craft a specific three-party system that adds a strong centrist party to our current two parties.
If you read AllSides, you’re probably more politically informed than the average American — but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re actually engaging with your community.
The House committee probing the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol riot held its first public hearing Thursday.
Despite widespread support for Ukraine here in the United States, there are pockets of resistance emerging on the ideological fringes of both parties.
Kudos to this small number of senators who are willing to buck their parties’ bases to try to find an elusive middle ground.
The leak of an initial draft majority opinion suggesting that the Supreme Court may vote to strike down Roe v. Wade overtook the national political discourse this week.
Many climate activists today believe that if Congress doesn’t act on climate change right now, we have no chance of survival. But the truth is, we have a number of reasons to be hopeful.
Over the next month, Trump-backed primary candidates in campaigns in Georgia, Pennsylvania and North Carolina will be facing off against traditional mainstream opponents
The day is not far off when party-line votes for Supreme Court justices become just as commonplace as they now are for congressional leadership posts.
Catchphrases can win the hearts of the intended audience while also being very polarizing, creating a similar motivating impact on the opposition.
Here's how the left and right analyzed President Joe Biden's first year in the Oval Office.
Presidential elections are fought in between the forty-yard lines. Midterms are won and lost on the goal lines.
Schumer has spent the last several months somehow expecting Manchin and Sinema to do something other than drop the political equivalent of an anvil on his head.
A few hours after Biden concluded his Jan. 6 remarks, a potentially uncomfortable challenge to the Democrats’ anti-Trump commitment emerged at the Capitol.
After relinquishing his support for the proposed Build Back Better bill, Sen. Manchin has been the subject of biased media coverage.
Harris’ defenders say criticisms of her are rooted in sexism and racism. But there may be even stronger historical forces working against her.
As the 2022 midterm election year begins in just a couple of weeks, the president and his team are very aware of the political toll that inflation can take on incumbent politicians.