Ranked-choice voting may be the answer to the gridlock, polarization, and gamesmanship that has come to define our politics.
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How the Washington Monthly helped push Obamacare over the finish line.
The modern GOP shaped K Street. Trump’s presidency threatens to cause its unraveling.
It all began with a disastrous job interview.
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In 2012, I thought the GOP might ditch bigotry. Whoops.
It was one small step to make a big difference for Washington and American democracy.
How I came to chronicle three generations of a single family—from a Manila shantytown to suburban Texas.