Here’s why the Jan. 6 committee’s public hearings won’t reprise Watergate | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - June 10, 2022

Sad to say, the Jan. 6 Committee investigation may find that we have lost the capacity for outrage. 


Pa. voters wanted to burn the House — and Senate — down this primary season | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - May 25, 2022

Will there be anything left of our institutions by November?


Alito just threw the Dems a midterm lifeline. Will they use it? | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - May 5, 2022

Mobilization for future elections, fueled by stories of women denied control of their bodies, is the best hope for pro-abortion advocates.

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy Virtually Addresses Congress On Current Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

Biden’s toughest choices on Ukraine, Russia lie ahead of him | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - March 31, 2022

It's only a matter of time before Americans decide Biden is spending too much time on foreign affairs and not enough on domestic issues.


The trial is done. What’s next for school funding in Pennsylvania? | Opinion

BY: - March 15, 2022

All it takes to bring Democrats and Republicans together, apparently, are rules of evidence, billions of dollars, and the need to impress Pa.’s families and students.


The future of the U.S. is on the ballot. Democrats must step up and defend it | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - February 22, 2022

Many Republicans have concluded they can only win through suppressing votes, taking control of election machinery, and whitewashing history.


What the assault on elections in the U.S., Hong Kong have in common | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - February 6, 2022

Both are authoritarian-inspired. And the U.S. is not immune -- unless we are vigilant.


At the end of Year One, can Joe Biden build back his presidency? | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - January 20, 2022

Yes, things look bleak. But there are two, concrete steps Biden can take to salvage his presidency.


Democracy Impact Statements: A proposal for the Summit for Democracy | Opinion

BY: - December 9, 2021

Democracy is under assault. The statements would bring threats to the forefront and help identify solutions


Yellowstone might be the perfect political soap opera for our divided era | Opinion

BY: - November 17, 2021

The Paramount Network show is a reflection and repudiation of Donald Trump's America


Biden’s SCOTUS commission is more symbol than substance | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - October 21, 2021

Presidential commissions usually pursue reform. This one stands out because it wants to stop major changes to the nation’s highest court.


How four songs about time explain our current politics and what’s at stake | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - October 5, 2021

Much of our politics and government is framed, even forced by time, whether it is a legal or self-imposed deadline.