Kate Martin argues that, rather than draft new legislation requiring candidates to report offers of foreign assistance to the FBI, Congress must hold President Trump accountable for his actions during the 2016 election.
Michael Fuchs underlines the urgency of supporting the people of Hong Kong, even as the trade war between China and the United States escalates.
Sam Berger and Talia Dessel explain how the Trump campaign allowed Russian operatives to interfere in the 2016 presidential election—and how a "duty to report" law would help prevent them from doing so in 2020.
Authors Michael Fuchs and Abigail Bard argue that, one year after the Singapore summit, it's time for the United States and North Korea to resume negotiations.
Lawrence J. Korb argues against mandatory national service, particularly because of the disproportionate effects it would have on low-income communities.
Authors Zoe Willingham and Andy Green analyze how increased corporate consolidation and monopoly power in the agriculture sector have tilted the playing field against the earning power of farmers.
With the current buildup of U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf region and growing tensions with Iran, author Lawrence J. Korb cautions against a modern-day Gulf of Tonkin incident, which could lead to protracted conflict in the Middle East.
Author Lawrence J. Korb argues that if President Trump moves forward with pardons for four individuals accused or convicted of war crimes, he will jeopardize national security and undermine the laws of armed combat.
Rebecca Cokley explains how a Texas anti-abortion bill—which removes an exemption that allows abortion after 20 weeks if there is a "severe fetal abnormality"—amounts to another assault on women's bodily autonomy.
Max Bergmann and Jeremy Venook write about why Congress needs to investigate potential financial red flags when it comes to Russia's involvement in the 2016 election.
Kelly Magsamen and Melanie Hart discuss a progressive China strategy—and why the United States needs to think differently about the connections between its strength at home and abroad.
Authors Seth Hanlon and Jesse Lee explain why it is critical for Congress to examine President Trump's tax returns and address the corruption at the heart of the U.S. political and economic systems.
With the United States' withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and recent imposition of sanctions on Iran, author Michael Fuchs argues that the Trump administration is escalating tensions and increasing chances of war.
Christy Goldfuss writes about how Congress can keep the momentum going after the House's passage of the Climate Action Now Act.
Sam Berger explains how conservatives are already packing the courts—and why Democrats must figure out how to respond.