How’s Congress doing? There’s an index to answer that

Governance / News June 25, 2015
At a time when Americans are feeling powerless to influence change, this index provides vital information as to whether or not Congress is jettisoning gridlock.

Five misconceptions about Obama’s Asia trade agenda

Economy / News June 24, 2015
There is widespread confusion surrounding the trade issue – including what the Senate is actually voting on.

Home Can Be Where the Help Is

Housing / News June 23, 2015
More must be done to get critical services to seniors who want to stay in their homes.

A year of national service for young Americans could restore trust in government

Governance / News June 21, 2015
The first step is to restore a sense of civic duty in ourselves. Our nation needs to rededicate itself to the merit of service to re-engage the next generation.

Addressing the nexus of housing and healthcare

Housing / News June 17, 2015
By 2030, America will be home to 73 million individuals age 65 or older and 9 million who are 85 and older, a doubling of both groups since 2000.

Daschle and Frist: Advancing transparency in healthcare: A call to action

Health / News June 12, 2015
Your yearly check-up, a colonoscopy, or trip to the emergency room doesn’t typically come with an obvious price tag.

Has Congress prepared for a blockbuster Obamacare ruling?

Economy / News June 11, 2015
On the surface, Washington looks completely unprepared if the Supreme Court strikes down some Obamacare subsides. But there are signs that might not be true.

Voters to Turkey’s president: Back off

National Security / News June 9, 2015
Some analysts fear that Turkey is in for a period of confusion and adjustment as the weakened AKP and opposition parties jockey for influence.

Early Results Go Against Erdogan and Turkey’s Ruling Party in Historic Election

National Security / News June 7, 2015
Turkey's Justice and Development Party has lost its majority in a vote that also saw the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party secure seats for the first time.

Turkey Election Could Transform State

National Security / News June 7, 2015
Distrust about polling follows scores of irregularities in the 2014 local elections, which had also served as a referendum on Mr. Erdogan’s leadership.