The two party leaders criticized one another over attempts to raise the debt ceiling before a looming government shutdown come Thursday.
Vaccine hesitancy among teens could be a microcosm of vaccine hesitancy in America: unvaccinated people have a low perceived severity of COVID-19.
A more united country, where the values of American citizens are put first, is a stronger one.
Gerrymandering is not new. State legislatures have been drawing district boundaries that unfairly advantage one side or the other since our country's founding.
To fix this, leaders might just have to return to some very old and simple standards: Make consistent rules based on actual empirical facts, and then apply them fairly to all.
The report called President Donald Trump "probably the biggest promotor of COVID-19 misinformation" and said he sparked hyperpartisan fighting, which prevented Democrat and Republican lawmakers from combating the virus spread.
The senator from Louisiana said "it shouldn't be the president advocating" for the vaccine, but rather the healthcare workers in the state.
"The question is are we able to maintain a process in which we listen to other voices?" Obama said on Friday.
I long for people to be curious again, to admit what they don't know, to ask questions, to engage in dialogue with people possessing opposing views, and to accept the intricacy of very complex situations.
"Is there a different standard? I guess one could conclude that," the Michigan governor told Politico on Thursday.
The tendency to judge people on their politics rather than their personal behavior can distort how one responds even to acts of extraordinary graciousness.
For both Biden and Trump, the inability to rein in their administrations from pursuing partisan goals over the will of a majority of Americans is the recipe that has allowed for much of the chaos now afflicting our political system.
Only 7 percent of U.S. adults said that they believed the American system of government was "basically sound" and required no changes in a poll released Monday.
How to assemble a national jigsaw puzzle that seems like a jumble of pieces from two different boxes, one red and one blue? I suggest an agreement on a national touchstone.
"It's time for our better angels to prevail. At our best, America is a beacon for the globe, we will lead not only by the example of our power, but by the power of our example," Biden said.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi insisted that there does not need to be a "person-to-person between the speaker and the president" for government to function, one year after she and President Donald Trump spoke for the last time in person during a contentious White House meeting.