Op-eds and Articles

The Hill: Is it that hard for a party to hold the White House for three terms?

Going into 2016, Democrats seem to face a daunting challenge in holding the presidency for a third consecutive term. Indeed, this feat has only been…

The Hill: How the Obama trade agenda can advance progressive goals

In the last month, protesters have camped out in the Washington office of Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and have even flown a 30-foot blimp over…

The Iran deal and collective security

A buoyant President Obama announced on April 2 “a historic understanding with Iran” to defang its nuclear program. Chalk one up for the president’s oft-criticized…

The Hill: With Schumer likely next Senate Dem leader, a trend is broken

The announcement that Harry Reid will be retiring from the Senate in 2016, and likely succeeded by Chuck Schumer of New York as Democratic leader,…

U.S. News & World Report: Why Charter Schools Work — Or Don’t

Nothing frosts me more than Diane Ravitch and her friends’ charge that charter schools amount to “corporate reform.” This is such nonsense. The charter movement…

The Hill: The most important talk Clinton gave this week was not about email

This week, Hillary Clinton garnered huge media coverage of her remarks at the United Nations. Yet the truly important comments she made didn’t involve email…

CNN: Why liberals should get behind marriage

The collapse of marriage in our poorest communities — and its tragic impact — is a familiar story. But increasingly, marriage is becoming a marker…

Reuters: One last chance to save the Internet — from the FCC

As the Federal Communications Commission readies new net-neutrality rules this week, congressional Democrats face a choice: Should they work with the Republicans who control Congress…

The Hill: Ukraine crisis tests the West

Thanks to determined diplomacy by Germany and France, Russia agreed Wednesday to a new cease-fire in Ukraine, to begin Sunday. But German Chancellor Angela Merkel…

Wall Street Journal: A Disconnect on Municipal Broadband

Should city governments get into the Internet service business, competing with the likes of Verizon, AT&T and Comcast for the right to pipe the Web…