Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

Why I still have faith in Congress

It’s depressing to read poll after poll highlighting Americans’ utter disdain for Congress. But it’s my encounters with ordinary citizens at public meetings or in casual conversation that really bring me up short.

Tease photo

There’s an alternative to the imperial presidency

In his State of the Union speech to Congress last month, President Obama drew widespread attention for pledging to use his executive authority to advance his priorities.

Tease photo

It’s time for an intervention

The American public has lost patience with Washington. The question is, now what?