partisanship

Things to Watch for in Tonight's State of the Union

Michael Wear on things to watch for in President Obama's 2014 State of the Union address.

How Campaigns Make Our Government More Partisan

Yes, politics will always have big debates and strong contrasts, as it should: Voters deserve a real choice. And once elected, politicians have the right to act in line with their campaign promises.

But our politics can also be about something else, something bigger: Creating a better life for all Americans. 

Let's participate in making that the story of our politics.