Politics

Unions Rethink Strategy After Election Losses

Most of the candidates public-sector unions spent time and money supporting this fall were defeated, prompting leaders to question the effectiveness of endorsing any candidates at all.

2014 Public Official of the Year: Rick Snyder

A former accountant and entrepreneur, Rick Snyder brought risk-taking and performance management to the governor's office in Michigan.

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Limits on Race in Gerrymandering

The ruling in two cases challenging Alabama's legislative maps could have an impact on congressional and legislative maps across the country.

The Progress and Promise of Pittsburgh's Turnaround

After years of decline, the city is making gains, and Mayor Bill Peduto’s administration represents a new brand of politics that’s moving into big cities across America.

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