A new study on political polarization in the U.S., conducted by the Pew Research Center for People and the Press, uses large sample sizes and impressive graphics, but its interpretation is exaggerated.
As Republicans start to debate foreign policy in advance of the 2016 election, it’s shaping up to be a fight between Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul and everyone else. Until recently, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas was on Paul’s side, but that close relationship ...
U.S. House Republicans' big idea for advancing immigration reforms is to let Illegal immigrants who meet various conditions work in the U.S. legally, but not let them get on a fast track to citizenship. Republicans should drop this subject if they can't do better.
The British statesman Edmund Burke and the Anglo-American revolutionary Thomas Paine both favored free trade but for different reasons. More than 200 years later, their differences in outlook underlie much of our politics.
Research from the American Enterprise Institute identifies faith, family, friends and work as the four great sources of happiness. The problem is that all four sources are in retreat in the U.S., especially among men.
Pope Francis, unlike his more diplomatic predecessors, is said to engage the world in the style of after-dinner conversation. As a result, his recent remarks about the power of free markets seemed vague or poorly considered.
The White House’s recent decision to delay part of its health care overhaul illustrates six truths about the law that its supporters can’t easily acknowledge. First, important parts of it are badly designed. President Barack Obama’s administration has pulled back on the employer mandate ...