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June 24, 2022 10:02 am

Jan. 6th Hearings: A Lesson in Political Courage

Republicans everywhere should learn from those who paid a real price for standing up for the truth and the rule…
Christine Todd Whitman
May 16, 2022 5:30 am

New Laws Target Election Workers

Combining with extralegal harassment to put elections at risk.
Benjamin L. Ginsberg
May 6, 2022 5:30 am

Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

Cynical opportunism has moved from the edges of our politics to its very center. We urgently need to stop rewarding…
Theodore R. Johnson
May 2, 2022 5:30 am

DHS Disinformation Board: An Unserious Solution to a Serious Problem

However well-intentioned the idea, the botched rollout does not instill confidence or suggest credibility.
Cathy Young
April 27, 2022 5:30 am

Le Pen Could’ve Won Here

France provides an example of how American electoral institutions distort voter representation.
Richard C. Barton
April 24, 2022 3:43 pm

Vive la France!

Macron beats Le Pen like a drum. Democracy wins.
William Kristol
April 22, 2022 5:30 am

Sham Elections and Shameless Lies

The crowd that casts doubt on American votes but loves Russian referenda.
William Saletan
April 11, 2022 5:30 am

What’s Democracy to You?

Americans’ perceptions of democracy, patriotism, and other terms of civic language vary based on race and party.
Theodore R. Johnson
April 6, 2022 5:31 am

How the Texas Election Law Suppressed Voting

40 percent of mail-in ballot applications rejected. 13 percent of actual mail-in votes rejected. What just happened in Texas?
Jennifer Harris
March 21, 2022 5:30 am

Actually, Earmarks Are Good

Why pork-barrel politics makes democracy run better.
Jim Swift