Relations between Washington and Cairo may be poised to grow warmer after years of drift and turbulence, but the Trump administration should engage Egypt with a sharp focus on how Egypt can benefit America’s interests and advance the values needed to defeat extremism.
Wisconsin legislators should reject attempts to weaken current state law to allow guns to be carried in K-12 schools and on college campuses.
Simulations indicate that the most successful route for minimizing future representation gaps lies in equalizing registration and turnout rates across races.
Donald Trump agrees with Vladimir Putin over his own party, his Cabinet picks, the intelligence community, and the military.
High-risk pools have consistently failed in the past and are not a feasible alternative to the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with pre-existing conditions.
Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election was only one in a series of Russian attacks on American institutions and the American people.
The Trump administration should quickly take steps to address the damage of the president’s words and policies in his opening weeks in office, and to lay the foundation for an ongoing, sustainable U.S. and international military and diplomatic commitment to help Iraqis avoid a relapse into sectarian conflict or the resurgence of the Islamic State.
Federally mandated concealed-carry legislation is a dangerous encroachment on state laws designed to protect public safety that would hamper state and local efforts to prevent gun violence.
There is a critical need to better understand the components of high-quality early childhood education programs to ensure policy solutions adequately support and promote access to quality for all families.
National parks and public lands should continue to be owned by all Americans. Congress must protect these special places and not allow them to be exploited for private profit.
The Title X Family Planning Program is a cornerstone of ensuring affordable access to women’s health care and must continue to be supported.
The next administration should build on the progress made to send astronauts beyond the moon.
Comprehensive federal policies can help states ensure that members of the early childhood workforce have adequate compensation, benefits, and support for their professional growth.
The education secretary nominee’s singular focus on school choice through a voucher system puts the civil rights of students with disabilities at risk.
The start of the 115th Congress presents an important opportunity to strengthen communities, expand employment, raise wages, and build the infrastructure that will power the U.S. economy in the 21st-century.