Former Representative Justin Amash’s critique of the House illuminates its failures to live up to democratic ideals––and casts the fight over its rules in a new light.
The GOP strategy of acclimatizing us to scandal is still working.
Welcome to the Republican Wonderland.
If Cormac McCarthy interpreted the humiliations of Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy finally has the job he always wanted. What did he sacrifice to get it?
Franklin Foer argues that youthful vigor is no match for hard-won experience.
The deadline for the Republican leader to cut a deal or quit the speaker’s race is fast approaching.
It would be better for everyone if his candidacy for House speaker failed.
Whether McCarthy wins or loses is irrelevant.
The new GOP majority can’t decide on a leader.
Are the oldsters who refuse to retire hoarding power or just better at wielding it?
House Republicans return to Washington today in disarray.
Outgoing Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler reflects on the forces that ended her 12-year term, and what might have been different.
America’s most popular party affiliation isn’t Republican or Democratic. So why does Congress have so few independents?
Pretending to be independent in a partisan system won’t improve America’s politics. But more parties might.
Democratic complacency, Republican extremism, and media decline helped George Santos take over my old congressional district.
“Republicans don’t have a Trump problem. They have a voter problem.”
Conversations with Kyrsten Sinema’s former canvassers reveal anger and disappointment with the newly independent senator from Arizona.
The party of Lincoln must end its embrace of sedition.
One hundred forty-seven Republicans voted to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. Almost all of them are still in office.