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Where Have All the Black Mayors Gone?

Depending on the outcome of a potential recount, Atlanta's election on Tuesday could either counter or worsen the nationwide decline in the number of big-city black mayors.


Don’t Rush New Sexual Harassment Policies, Some Women Lawmakers Warn

The Illinois legislature was one of the first in the country to confront the fallout of the #metoo movement. Lawmakers there worry that going too fast could result in faulty policies.

Meet the Moderates

These politicians and candidates are breaking with today's aggressively partisan times to advocate a more centrist line.

Our 2017 Public Officials of the Year

This group of honorees serves as an outstanding example of the strong determination, the bold ideas and the incredible amount of grit it takes to get things done in government.