The nation’s best editorial cartoonists respond to this week’s news.
I know you’re busy. So on Sundays here at Political⚡Charge, I like to recommend just a few articles I think are really smart and/or thought-provoking that I believe you all might enjoy as well. And in case you want just… Read More ›
Dark money is a threat to American democracy. Not knowing who is bankrolling candidates, legislation, ballot measures, and more make the citizens of this country very distrustful of their government. And that is very unhealthy. Activists are pushing back all… Read More ›
Voting is the centerpiece of our American democracy. But before you can vote, you must be registered to vote. The way we win elections is by helping our candidates get more votes. But one conservative estimate from the Pew Charitable… Read More ›
Mitch McConnell has been so loathed for so long that it’s hard to remember all the reasons why he is one of the lowest polling members of Congress. The longtime senior Senator from Kentucky has served in the Senate since… Read More ›
The Republicans have shown their cards. They are, without a doubt, enemies of democracy. What can we say about a party that stays silent in the face of growing authoritarianism? Or one that actively subverts democracy to get their way?… Read More ›
You know that thing that you’re never supposed to say out loud? Well, Mitch McConnell said it. Shortly after the Democrats won the majority in the House, they announced that the first piece of legislation that they were going… Read More ›
Should politicians be allowed to choose the constituents they want to serve? No, of course not. That would be ridiculous. Their job is to represent the voters and their needs. But, essentially, that’s what gerrymandering does–it flips the script. Gerrymandering… Read More ›